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Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the Atlanta Braves on Saturday at Turner Field.

Manny Banuelos gets the call for the Atlanta Braves and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Jon Lester brings a 4-8 ledger to the game for the Chicago Cubs as he tries to quiet the Braves bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Atlanta sat as 128 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.7-2.6 win for the Cubs on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.7-2.6 result in favor of the Cubs today. 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

The Atlanta Braves bring a 43-47 record to the battle against the 47-41 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 26 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 12 ranking for hits at 8.66 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 26 in the same category at 8.08 per game.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.07 runs per game. Atlanta, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 4-2 on Friday behind a start from J Teheran at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi Cubs's last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Atlanta
  • Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Atlanta, Sunday, July 19th