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Braves vs Cubs Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 22

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Braves vs Cubs Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 22

Odds updated as of 7:12 PM

MLB action on Wednesday includes the Atlanta Braves playing the Chicago Cubs.

Before you do any MLB betting on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here's what you need to know.

Braves vs Cubs Game Info

  • Atlanta Braves (27-18) vs. Chicago Cubs (27-22)
  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • Venue: Wrigley Field -- Chicago, Illinois
  • Coverage: BSSO

Braves vs Cubs Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: ATL: (-134) | CHC: (+114)
  • Spread: ATL: -1.5 (+118) | CHC: +1.5 (-142)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-122) | Under: (-100)

Braves vs Cubs Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Max Fried (Braves) - 3-2, 3.81 ERA vs Justin Steele (Cubs) - 0-1, 5.21 ERA

The Braves will call on Max Fried (3-2) versus the Cubs and Justin Steele (0-1). When Fried starts, his team is 4-5-0 against the spread this season. Fried's team is 6-3 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite. The Cubs have a 1-3-0 ATS record in Steele's four starts with a set spread. The Cubs were named the moneyline underdog for one Steele start this season -- they lost.

Braves vs Cubs Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Braves win (51%)

Braves vs Cubs Moneyline

  • Looking at the moneyline for Braves-Cubs, Atlanta is the favorite at -134, and Chicago is +114 playing at home.

Braves vs Cubs Spread

  • The Cubs are at +1.5 on the runline against the Braves. The Cubs are -142 to cover the spread, and the Braves are +118.

Braves vs Cubs Over/Under

  • An over/under of 8.5 has been set for Braves-Cubs on May 22, with the over being -122 and the under -100.

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Braves vs Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Braves have been victorious in 27, or 65.9%, of the 41 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • This year Atlanta has won 24 of 34 games when listed as at least -134 on the moneyline.
  • The Braves and their opponents have hit the over in 14 of their 44 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Braves are 22-22-0 against the spread in their 44 games that had a posted line this season.
  • The Cubs have put together a 14-14 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +114 or longer, Chicago has an 8-6 record (winning 57.1% of its games).
  • The Cubs have combined with opponents to go over the total 19 times this season for a 19-28-1 record against the over/under.
  • The Cubs have put together a 23-25-0 record against the spread this season.

Braves Player Leaders

  • Marcell Ozuna leads Atlanta in OBP (.405), slugging percentage (.633) and total hits (54) this season. He has a .325 batting average.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks eighth in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and third in slugging.
  • Ozuna will look for his 15th straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .371 with three doubles, two home runs, five walks and five RBI.
  • Ronald Acuna Jr. is batting .247 with seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 26 walks, while slugging .351 with an on-base percentage of .355.
  • His batting average ranks 86th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 30th, and his slugging percentage 128th.
  • Ozzie Albies has 41 hits this season and has a slash line of .268/.329/.392.
  • Orlando Arcia has five home runs, 17 RBI and a batting average of .247 this season.

Cubs Player Leaders

  • Christopher Morel is batting .213 with four doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 24 walks. He's slugging .408 with an on-base percentage of .312.
  • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 135th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage and 83rd in slugging percentage.
  • Nico Hoerner is slugging .385 to lead his team. He has a batting average of .267 with an on-base percentage of .357.
  • He ranks 49th in batting average, 29th in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Mike Tauchman has racked up a team-best .373 on-base percentage.
  • Cody Bellinger's 35 hits pace his team.

Braves vs Cubs Head to Head

  • 5/21/2024: 4-3 CHC (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 11.5, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 5/15/2024: 7-1 CHC (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -184, Underdog Moneyline: +154)
  • 5/14/2024: 7-0 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -196, Underdog Moneyline: +164)
  • 5/13/2024: 2-0 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -142, Underdog Moneyline: +120)
  • 9/28/2023: 5-3 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -142, Underdog Moneyline: +120)
  • 9/27/2023: 6-5 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -162, Underdog Moneyline: +136)
  • 9/26/2023: 7-6 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -152, Underdog Moneyline: +128)
  • 8/4/2023: 8-0 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -184, Underdog Moneyline: +154)
  • 6/19/2022: 6-0 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -162, Underdog Moneyline: +136)
  • 6/18/2022: 6-3 CHC (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -196, Underdog Moneyline: +164)

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