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Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Kyle Hendricks gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 2-4 mark. In the other dugout, Jerad Eickhoff brings a 2-6 ledger to the game for the Philadelphia Phillies as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.0-3.4 win for the Cubs on Saturday. 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 sport a record of 32-14 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 26-22 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Philadelphia injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago Cubs, most recently No. 2 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Philadelphia Phillies, who rate a No. 22 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.7 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies defense that ranks No. 10 at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.85 hits per game so far, more than Philadelphia Phillies batters have averaged on the year (7.77 hits per game).

Philadelphia brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 1-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Cubs, who beat them 6-2 on Friday behind a start from J Lester at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Chi Cubs is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Chicago, Sunday, May 29th