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(68-59) Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies (47-80)
Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017
Time: 1:35 PM ET
Venue: Citizens Bank Field, Philadelphia
Projected Pitchers: John Lackey vs. Aaron Nola
MLB Moneyline Odds: Off
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The Cubs are coming off a tough first game blowout to the Phillies, 7-1. The Cubs returned the favor with a blowout win in game two. Today the Cubs look for the three game series win against a poor Phillies team.The Cubs can’t afford to lose games. They are three games above the the Brewers for the NL Central lead.
John Lackey (10-9, 4.90 ERA) will be making his second start of the year against Philadelphia. He is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA in his lone start of the season against the Phillies. He pitched six innings of two hit one run ball, holding the Phillies lineup to a .100 batting average in the win.
The Phillies were happy to get a 7-1 win against the Cubs in game one. Then got a taste of their own medicine, getting destroyed by the Cubs in game two.
The Phillies pitching staff gave up 13 runs on 12 hits through seven innings in the blowout loss.
Aaron Nola (9-9, 3.58 ERA) will make his first start of the year against the Cubs. Nola has show he can be the ace for the Phillies, he just needs a little more run support during his outings. Nola is 6-4 with a 3.38 ERA in 10 home starts this year.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- CHC are 16-6 in their last 22 road games.
- Under is 33-16-2 in CHC last 51 road games.
- CHC are 8-0 in Lackeys last 8 starts.
- PHI are 7-1 in their last 8 Sun. games.
- Under is 18-7-2 in PHI last 27 Sun. games.
- PHI are 4-9 in their last 13 games on grass.
- CHC are 8-3 in the last 11 meetings.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies MLB Prediction:
This game will be close throughout. The Phillies Aaron Nola is a better pitcher in this stage of his career than Lackey,but the Cubs have a better lineup to support Lackey. Take the Cubs in this one.
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MLB Free Score Prediction: Chicago 5 – Philadelphia 3
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