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Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds

The Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Chicago on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball betting action at Wrigley Field.

John Lackey will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 3-1 record into the contest. Julio Teheran gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves; he's 0-3 so far this season.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 6.4-2.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

17-5 Chicago battles the Braves, currently with a 5-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago Cubs, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Atlanta Braves, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 1-rated offense, averaging 6.18 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves defense that ranks No. 26 at 5.3 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, more than Atlanta Braves batters have averaged on the year (7.74 hits per game).

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5.11 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves hope to make more contact than they did in their start against J Lester, who struck out 10 batters in 6-1 loss on Friday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta's last 15 games
  • Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Chicago, Sunday, May 1st

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