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Dan Haren, Jerad Eickhoff Take Mound in Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Tilt

The Philadelphia Phillies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Chicago Cubs arrive at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday.

Dan Haren gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday; he's 9-9 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Jerad Eickhoff, who will be looking to improve on his 1-3 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Philadelphia Phillies in this matchup found them as 194 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.2-2.8 win for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 54-88 record to the battle against the 82-58 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Philadelphia Phillies) and the No. 9 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 28 at 8.21 hits per game. That compares with the Philadelphia Phillies No. 17 ranking in that category.

Philadelphia owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 3.81 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 7-3 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park behind starter K Hendricks.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Philadelphia, Sunday, September 13th