MLB Matchups  >>  Baltimore Orioles vs. Chi Cubs Cubs Preview 08/23/2014

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The Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Wrigley Field in an interleague contest.

The Orioles will give the ball to starter Bud Norris in this one. Right hander Norris is 11-7 this season with a 3.69 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Kyle Hendricks who starts for the Cubs. Right hander Hendricks is 5-1 with a 1.66 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Orioles listed as 117-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Orioles were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +101 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

Baltimore:
Team record: 73-53
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 9 games on the road
Chicago:
Team record: 56-72
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Next up:
Baltimore at Chi Cubs Sunday, August 24