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Chicago Cubs Host Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Arizona Diamondbacks pay a visit to Chicago on Friday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball betting action at Wrigley Field.

Zack Godley gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday; he's 4-0 on the season. The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Jon Lester, who will be looking to improve on his 8-10 mark.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-5.2 win for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

75-57 Chicago battles the Diamondbacks, currently with a 65-69 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Arizona injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 19-rated Arizona Diamondbacks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago Cubs and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 4.11 runs per nine innings, against the No. 6 line up of the Arizona Diamondbacks at 4.5 runs per outing.

Defensively, Arizona features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.29 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 3.93 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-4 to Colorado on Wednesday at Coors Field.

Chicago looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by R Iglesias in their last outing, a 7-4 setback against Cincinnati at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
  • Arizona is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Chicago, Saturday, September 5th