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Chicago Cubs Home to the Atlanta Braves in MLB Betting Odds Action

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

The match puts starter Sean Newcomb for the Atlanta Braves on the hill facing Kyle Hendricks for the Chicago Cubs. Newcomb brings a 2-7 mark to the game, while Hendricks is 5-4 to date on the season.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.2 win for the Braves. 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

72-60 Chicago battles the Braves, currently with a 59-72 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. 6-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 23-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. 6-ranked scoring average of 5.07 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 19 and scoring 4.58 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.67 hits per game to date this season, less than the Braves hitters have managed (9.11 per nine innings).

Atlanta brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago routed Pittsburgh on Wednesday by a 17-3 score at Wrigley Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Chicago, Friday, September 1st