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Williams Perez, Dan Haren Take Mound in Atlanta Braves vs Chicago Cubs Tilt

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

It's a pitching duel between Dan Haren for the Chicago Cubs (8-8 on the year) and Williams Perez for Atlanta Braves (4-4 so far).

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.7-2.6. 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

69-51 Chicago battles the Braves, currently with a 53-69 mark. 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. 2-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 29-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 16-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 30 and scoring 3.65 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.15 hits per game to date this season, less than the Braves hitters have managed (8.52 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the No. 9 defense, allowing 4.09 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Friday, with S Miller throwing 6.1 innings of 6-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 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 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 10-2 SU in its last 12 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, Sunday, August 23rd