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Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds

The Chicago Cubs look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Atlanta Braves arrive at Wrigley Field on Thursday.

The match puts starter Mike Foltynewicz for the Atlanta Braves on the hill facing Jake Arrieta for the Chicago Cubs. Foltynewicz brings a 4-4 mark to the game, while Arrieta is 6-5 to date on the season.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-2.5 victory for the Cubs. 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

Chicago (67-51) will face the 53-67 Braves in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 27-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.14 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 8.52 hits per game, good for No. 18 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.55 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Padres on Wednesday, with J Teheran throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at PETCO Park.

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 15-8 to Detroit on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Chicago, Friday, August 21st