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MLB Betting Line Favors the Chicago Cubs over the Atlanta Braves

The Chicago Cubs will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

Chicago sends Jason Hammel out against Matt Wisler for the Atlanta Braves in this game. Hammel is 6-5 with a 3.37 ERA on the season, while Wisler is 5-3 on the year and has a 4.65 ERA.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-2.5 result in favor of 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

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 70-51 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 53-70 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 2 and the Atlanta Braves at No. 29 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 27 ranking for hits at 8.17 per game. By contrast, the Atlanta Braves are rated No. 19 in the same category at 8.54 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 24-rated road mark, allowing 4.66 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-7 to Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 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 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to Colorado, Monday, August 24th
Chicago home to Cleveland, Monday, August 24th