MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta vs. Chi Cubs Preview 07/12/2014


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

Mike Minor will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Left hander Minor is 2-5 this season with a 4.54 ERA.

Minor's opponent in this one will be Edwin Jackson. The Cubs right hander has a 5.05 ERA to go along with a 5-9 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Braves listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

In their last action, Atlanta was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team record: 50-43
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Atlanta's last 19 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Team record: 40-52
Next up:
Atlanta at Chi Cubs Sunday, July 13