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(46-45) Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves (45-45)
Date: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Time: 7:35 PM ET
Venue: SunTrust Bank Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
Projected Pitchers: Butler (4-3) – 3.88 ERA Newcomb (1-4) – 4.26 ERA
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs -116
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 9.5
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It’s a National League showdown between two teams who have some work to do in the second half of the season, if they want to make the playoffs.
The Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves play the second game of their series on Tuesday night in Georgia.
The Chicago Cubs hope they can use their strong start to the second half as momentum, and really put some pressure on the Milwaukee Brewers who sit in first place in the National League Central.
They come into this game off a series sweep over the Baltimore Orioles.
The Cubs really need to get good pitching in the second half of the season if they want to have success.
The offense isn’t the problem this year, its all going to come down to the struggles they are having on the mound. If they can turn around the pitching.
The Atlanta Braves still have a lot of work to do, but they have to be feeling really good about themselves right now, and a lot of confidence coming in.
They are hovering right around the .500 mark and if they keep this up they can at least make things interesting.
They also come into this series after sweeping their opponents coming out of the All Star Break.
They swept a three game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks after getting good pitching all weekend. They only gave up a total of nine runs while scoring 19.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 7-0 in their last 7 games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- Braves are 5-0 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
- Braves are 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
- Under is 5-1 in Lackeys last 6 road starts.
- Over is 4-1 in Braves last 5 during game 2 of a series.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. Atlanta Braves MLB Prediction:
The Chicago Cubs are sending out John Lackey to the mound and he usually struggles in the first inning.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: There is no line yet. A final score prediction is provided below.
I think the Braves will have no issues getting to him early, and that will lead them to an easy victory.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Braves 5 – Cubs 2
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