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New York Yankees at Chicago Cubs Betting Lines and Pick

New York Yankees


Chicago Cubs
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the New York Yankees pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

New York puts its faith in starter Masahiro Tanaka to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-0. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Jason Hammel, who owns a 4-2 record on the season with a 3.06 ERA.

The line favored the visitors at -160 in early lines posted at BetDSI while the total opened a bit later (as it always does at Wrigley) at 8 (per GTbets.eu).

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.2-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 15-27 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 23-20 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New York injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 10 and the New York Yankees sitting at No. 13.

How New York Yankees vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 25 ranking for hits at 8.02 per game. By contrast, the New York Yankees are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.14 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Yankees were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. New York suffered a 5-3 loss against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as Vidal Nuno wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Yankee Stadium.

Chicago was a 4-2 winner in its last match at home against the Brewers. They won as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Brewers, a 4-2 final on Sunday in support of Travis Wood at Wrigley Field.

New York Yankees vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Yankees

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