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Miami Sends Wei-Yin Chen vs Jon Lester in Chicago Cubs vs Marlins Game

MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins battle on Thursday at Marlins Park as the Marlins try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Miami Marlins will turn to Wei-Yin Chen and his 4-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Jon Lester (9-3) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago Cubs were -166 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.4-3.3 win for the Marlins on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 38-34 record to the battle against the 47-23 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Chicago injuries news.

The Miami Marlins sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Miami Marlins and its No. 21-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the No. 2 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 5.3 runs per outing.

Chicago brings the No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Marlins's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in J Arrieta's start, as they lost 7-2 against St. Louis on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Adam Conley silenced the Braves bats in a 3-0 victory last time out versus Atlanta at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Chi Cubs's last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Miami
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Miami, Friday, June 24th

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