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Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Miami Marlins


Chicago Cubs
Sunday, June 08, 2014 2:20 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs get a visit from the Miami Marlins in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Miami puts its faith in starter Henderson Alvarez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-3. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Jake Arrieta, who owns a 1-1 record on the season with a 3.00 ERA.

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Computer Prediction: Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-4 win for the Marlins. A 4.5-4 result in favor of the Marlins 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.

Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

25-34 Chicago battles the Marlins, currently with a 32-30 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Miami injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 21 (Miami Marlins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.92 runs per game, against a Miami Marlins defense that ranks No. 14 at 4.18 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 7.93 hits per game so far, less than Miami Marlins batters have averaged on the year (8.89 hits per game).

Defensively, Miami features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.86 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.14 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami was a 5-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as +131 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Marlins were saddled with a loss last time out in Randy Wolf's start, as they lost 5-2 against Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Texas, Tuesday, June 10th
Chicago at Pittsburgh, Monday, June 9th