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Michael Pineda, Kyle Hendricks Take Mound in New York Yankees vs Chicago Cubs Tilt

The visiting New York Yankees hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Kyle Hendricks in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-1 mark on the year. New York counters with Michael Pineda, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.1-5.1 win for the Yankees. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

16-12 Chicago battles the Yankees, currently with a 17-9 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New York injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Yankees sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago Cubs and its No. 4-rated batting order, averaging 5.07 runs per nine innings, against the No. 2 line up of the New York Yankees at 5.69 runs per outing.

Chicago owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 5.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • NY Yankees is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Chicago, Saturday, May 6th