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Arizona Diamondbacks Host Chicago Cubs in MLB Baseball Betting Action

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday at Chase Field.

Rubby De La Rosa will take the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks, and he'll carry a 4-2 record into the contest. Jake Arrieta gets the ball for the Chicago Cubs; he's 4-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago Cubs were listed as -126 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.4 victory for the Diamondbacks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Diamondbacks bring a 20-21 record to the battle against the 23-18 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Arizona Diamondbacks at No. 6 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Arizona Diamondbacks No. 4-rated offense, averaging 4.73 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 12 at 4.17 in runs allowed per game. The Arizona Diamondbacks have averaged 9.59 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.41 hits per game).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5.05 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago lost in extra innings against the Diamondbacks on Friday as Arizona edged them 5-4 at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
  • Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arizona's last 11 games at home
  • Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Arizona, Sunday, May 24th