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Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs Betting Lines and Pick

The Atlanta Braves will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Shelby Miller, with a record of 5-9 on the season, gets the ball for the Atlanta Braves, while the Chicago Cubs trot Kyle Hendricks to the mound in this one. He is 6-5 so far in 2015.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.7-2.5. 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

68-51 Chicago battles the Braves, currently with a 53-68 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 16 ranked offense (4.08 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 22 at 4.43 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.15 hits per game, less than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (8.52 hits on average).

Chicago owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.08 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta suffered a 7-1 loss against Chicago on Thursday, as M Foltynewicz wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

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Atlanta at Chicago, Saturday, August 22nd