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Braves vs Cubs Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 23

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Braves vs Cubs Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 23

Odds updated as of 2:11 PM

MLB action on Thursday includes the Chicago Cubs facing the Atlanta Braves.

All the information you need to make smart wagers on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook can be found below. Check out all of the latest MLB betting lines here.

Cubs vs Braves Game Info

  • Chicago Cubs (27-23) vs. Atlanta Braves (28-18)
  • Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Venue: Wrigley Field -- Chicago, Illinois
  • Coverage: BSSO

Cubs vs Braves Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: CHC: (-116) | ATL: (-102)
  • Spread: CHC: +1.5 (-192) | ATL: -1.5 (+158)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-122) | Under: (-100)

Cubs vs Braves Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Ben Brown (Cubs) - 1-1, 3.57 ERA vs AJ Smith-Shawver (Braves) - 0-0, 0.00 ERA

The Cubs will call on Ben Brown (1-1) against the Braves and AJ Smith-Shawver. Brown and his team have a record of 2-2-0 against the spread when he starts. Brown's team lost his only start as a favorite this season. Last season Smith-Shawver and his team went 3-2-0 against the spread in games he pitched. Smith-Shawver and his team were underdogs on the moneyline each game he pitched a season ago.

Cubs vs Braves Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Cubs win (53.6%)

Cubs vs Braves Moneyline

  • Chicago is a -116 favorite on the moneyline, while Atlanta is a -102 underdog on the road.

Cubs vs Braves Spread

  • The Braves are 1.5-run favorites against the spread for this matchup with the Cubs. The Braves are +158 to cover, while the Cubs are -192 to cover as a 1.5-run underdog on the runline.

Cubs vs Braves Over/Under

  • A combined run total of 8.5 has been set for Cubs-Braves on May 23, with the over at -122 and the under at -100.

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Cubs vs Braves Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have won in 12, or 60%, of the 20 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • Chicago has a record of 11-8 in contests when bookmakers favor them by -116 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Cubs' games have gone over the total in 20 of their 49 opportunities.
  • The Cubs have an against the spread record of 23-26-0 in 49 games with a line this season.
  • The Braves have been the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and they lost both games.
  • Atlanta has played as a moneyline underdog of -102 or longer in just one game this season, which it lost.
  • The Braves have played in 45 games with an over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 15 times (15-28-2).
  • The Braves have a 23-22-0 record ATS this season.

Cubs Player Leaders

  • Christopher Morel has four doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 24 walks while batting .209. He has an on-base percentage of .307 and a slugging percentage of .401.
  • Among all qualifying batters, he is 138th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 107th, and he is 88th in slugging.
  • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.378) thanks to 14 extra-base hits. He's batting .262 with an on-base percentage of .351.
  • Among all qualifying players, he is 55th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and 107th in slugging percentage.
  • Mike Tauchman leads Chicago with an OBP of .373 this season while batting .262 with 25 walks and 29 runs scored.
  • Tauchman has recorded a hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .238 with a triple and two RBI.
  • Cody Bellinger has 35 hits, which leads Chicago hitters this season, while batting .248 with 15 extra-base hits.

Braves Player Leaders

  • Marcell Ozuna has racked up an on-base percentage of .405, a slugging percentage of .641, and has 55 hits, all club-highs for the Braves (while batting .324).
  • He ranks ninth in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage and second in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
  • Ozuna takes a 15-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .343 with two doubles, three home runs, six walks and eight RBI.
  • Ronald Acuna Jr. has seven doubles, a triple, three home runs and 27 walks while hitting .242. He's slugging .343 with an on-base percentage of .351.
  • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average places him 94th, his on-base percentage ranks 32nd, and he is 130th in slugging.
  • Ozzie Albies is batting .268 with 10 doubles, three home runs and 10 walks.
  • Michael Harris II is batting .255 with seven doubles, a triple, five home runs and nine walks.

Cubs vs Braves Head to Head

  • 5/22/2024: 9-2 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 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)
  • 8/4/2023: 8-0 ATL (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -184, Underdog Moneyline: +154)
  • 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)
  • 8/6/2023: 6-4 CHC (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 8/5/2023: 8-6 CHC (Favorite: Braves, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -154, Underdog Moneyline: +130)

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