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Jeff Samardzija, Ervin Santana Take Mound in Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Tilt

Chicago Cubs


Atlanta Braves
Saturday, May 10, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Turner Field

The Atlanta Braves host Chicago on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 19-15 mark against the 12-22 Cubs in MLB betting odds action at Turner Field.

For the Atlanta Braves, Ervin Santana gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jeff Samardzija, 0-3 on the year.

Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as 126-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.7-3.2 win for the Braves. A 3.7-3.2 result in favor of the Braves is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves bring a 19-15 record to the battle against the 12-22 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. 10 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 18 heading into this contest.

How Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Stats Matchup

At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 24 ranking for hits at 7.97 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 26 in the same category at 7.76 per game.

Atlanta owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 3.18 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -176 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago lost in extra innings against the Braves on Friday as Atlanta edged them 3-2 at Turner Field.

Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Atlanta is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Atlanta's last 9 games at home

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