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Moneyline Favors Chicago Cubs in MLB Battle with Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to John Lackey and his 4-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Philadelphia Phillies send Vince Velasquez (5-1) to the hill.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.8-3.2. 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 33-14 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 26-23 on the season 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. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.66 runs per game, against a Philadelphia Phillies defense that ranks No. 7 at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.83 hits per game so far, more than Philadelphia Phillies batters have averaged on the year (7.71 hits per game).

Chicago owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 5.66 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Cubs, who beat them 4-1 on Saturday behind a start from K Hendricks at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Washington, Monday, May 30th
Chicago home to Los Angeles, Monday, May 30th

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