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The Texas Rangers are squaring off against the Chicago Cubs at Globe Life Park. This interleague matchup will get going at 8:05 p.m. ET and NBC Sports Chicago will be showing the game.

Chicago Cubs at Texas Rangers Odds

Texas (receiving +135 odds) is the home-team underdog to Chicago and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this night game at 10 runs (+100 for the over and -120 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the most recent odds sitting at Cubs -1.5 runs (+100) and Rangers +1.5 runs (-120).

The right-handed Yu Darvish will get the ball for the visiting Cubs. Darvish struck out 49 hitters across 40 innings last year (with 21 walks) but finished the season 1-3 overall with a 4.95 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP.

The Rangers have tabbed righty Edinson Volquez as their starter. Volquez also did not accumulate any MLB pitching stats last season.

Cubs vs. Rangers MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Cubs, ATS Winner – Cubs, O/U – OVER

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  • The Rangers and Cubs did not face each other in 2018.