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Chicago Cubs Host Atlanta Braves in MLB Baseball Betting Action

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

Atlanta puts its faith in starter Lucas Harrell to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-0. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Jason Hammel, who owns a 7-5 record on the season with a 3.45 ERA.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.0-4.4 win for the Cubs on Thursday. 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 bring a 52-32 record to the battle against the 28-57 Braves. 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 Braves if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Atlanta is at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 26 at 8.05 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 15 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.34 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta suffered a 4-3 loss against Philadelphia on Wednesday, as Tyrell Jenkins wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citizens Bank Park.

Chicago suffered a 5-3 loss against Cincinnati on Wednesday, as A Warren wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

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