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Chicago Cubs take on the Philadelphia Phillies with Odds and Betting Pick

The Chicago Cubs will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Phillies in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Philadelphia Phillies, Aaron Harang gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Dan Haren, on the year.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 6-3.2. 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 55-88 record to the battle against the 82-59 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Philadelphia Phillies rated this week at No. 26 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 28-ranked scoring average of 3.83 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 15 and scoring 4.26 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.57 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in T Wood's start, as they lost 7-5 against Philadelphia on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 16 games at home
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, September 15th
Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, September 14th