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MLB Odds Betting - Atlanta Braves Underdogs vs Cubs at Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves battle the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Turner Field.

It's a pitching duel between Julio Teheran for the Atlanta Braves (6-4 on the year) and Kyle Hendricks for Chicago Cubs (4-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Atlanta Braves in this matchup found them as 116 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 3.9-2.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

42-47 Atlanta battles the Cubs, currently with a 47-40 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Atlanta Braves and the No. 17-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.67 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 8.67 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.09 hits per game).

Atlanta owns the No. 19 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs grabbed a win last time out, defeating J Quintana and the White Sox 3-1 on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

The Braves were saddled with a loss last time out in A Wood's start, as they lost 11-3 against Colorado on Sunday at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Atlanta
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games
  • Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, July 18th