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Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs Betting Odds and Pick

The Chicago Cubs will look to improve on a 51-43 record when they take on the Philadelphia Phillies, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Jon Lester for the Chicago Cubs (5-8 on the year) and Jerome Williams for Philadelphia Phillies (3-7 so far).

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-2.7 win for the Cubs. A 4-2.7 result in favor of the Cubs 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.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

51-43 Chicago battles the Phillies, currently with a 34-63 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs vs Philadelphia Phillies odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 10 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 28.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.14 hits per game. The Philadelphia Phillies average 8.36 hits per game, good for No. 20 on the list.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.6 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 at home, scoring 3.16 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies beat Tampa Bay in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at Citizens Bank Park in MLB wagering action.

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 6-5 final on Wednesday in support of D Beeler at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chi Cubs's last 17 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Chi Cubs is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Chicago, Saturday, July 25th