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MLB Odds with Pick - Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Tyler Chatwood gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday; he's 3-3 on the season. The Atlanta Braves, meanwhile, will counter with Brandon McCarthy, who will be looking to improve on his 4-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Atlanta Braves in this matchup found them as 105 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.3-4.0 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Atlanta (25-16) will face the 22-17 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Atlanta Braves rated this week at No. 12 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.39 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 8 at 3.95 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 9.49 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.95 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs struck out early and often against M Foltynewicz in their last game, but still managed to come out ahead on the scoreboard, striking out 10 times in a 3-2 win over Atlanta on Tuesday at SunTrust Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Atlanta, Thursday, May 17th

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