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MLB Odds Betting - Philadelphia Phillies Underdogs vs Cubs at Chicago

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

John Lackey will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 2-3 record into the contest. Zach Eflin gets the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies; he's 0-0 so far this season.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.0-4.0 victory for the Cubs. 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 15-12 heading into this matchup, while the Philadelphia Phillies sit at 12-14 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. 4 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Philadelphia Phillies, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Philadelphia Phillies rank No. 10 at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 8 ranking in that category.

Chicago owns the No. 16 defense, allowing 5.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Philadelphia's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Washington, Friday, May 5th
Chicago home to New York, Friday, May 5th