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Atlanta Braves vs. Chi Cubs Cubs Preview 09/22/2013

 
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The Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Wrigley Field.

Righthander Julio Teheran will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Teheran is 12-8 this season with a 3.14 ERA.

It'll be Edwin Jackson toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Jackson is 8-16 with a 4.75 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 144-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Cubs on September 21. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 91-63 SU
Chicago: 65-90 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

CHICAGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a win are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Atlanta's last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi Cubs's last 16 games when playing Atlanta
Chi Cubs are 7-18 SU in their last 25 games at home

NEXT UP:
Atlanta home to Milwaukee, Monday, September 23
Chi Cubs home to Pittsburgh, Monday, September 23