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Philadelphia Phillies Face the Chicago Cubs Tuesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and Philadelphia on Tuesday, with the host Cubs trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jon Lester and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Philadelphia Phillies send Jeremy Hellickson (4-0) to the hill.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.6 win for the Phillies. 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

The Chicago Cubs bring a 13-12 record to the battle against the 12-12 Phillies. 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. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 6-ranked scoring average of 4.96 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.83 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.71 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games
  • Chi Cubs is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Chicago, Wednesday, May 3rd