Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs Matchup

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The Chicago Cubs are playing host to the Los Angeles Angels at Wrigley Field. This interleague matchup will begin at 2:20 p.m. ET and fans can tune in to WGN to catch the game.

Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs Odds

The Cubs are 5-9 straight up (SU) and 5-8 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 4.5 units for moneyline bettors and 5.0 units ATS. The Angels have gone 8-7 SU this year and are 9-5 against the spread. Overall, the club has accumulated 0.1 units for moneyline bettors in this young season and 4.7 units ATS.

Cubs games have an over/under record of 8-4-1 so far in 2019. The Angels have been a decent under bet with a total record of 2-11-1.

Trevor Cahill (1-1, 3.50 ERA) is projected to get the start for Los Angeles. The right-handed Cahill struck out 100 hitters in 110 innings last year (20 starts) while finishing the season 7-4 overall with a 3.76 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP.

The Cubs have tabbed righty Tyler Chatwood (0-0, 6.00 ERA) as their starter. Chatwood started 20 games last year and finished the season 4-6 overall with a 5.30 ERA and a 1.80 WHIP.

As a unit, Chicago’s pitchers have given up 5.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starters have a 5.00 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 6.00 ERA, 1.76 WHIP and 9.9 K/9.

The Chicago hitters are putting up 6.1 runs per outing, including 5.8 per game over its last 10 games and 4.8 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .229/.308/.398 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Cubs’ batters have been led by Javier Baez, who is hitting .262/.297/.525 with four home runs, 12 RBIs and nine runs scored.

In the other dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game and its starters own a 5.33 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 7.43 K/9. The bullpen has an excellent ERA of just 2.08, along with a WHIP of 1.44 and a K/9 of 9.91.

The Angels offense has slashed .215/.303/.348 on its way to 3.9 runs scored per game this year, including 4.7 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).

Mike Trout has sparked Los Angeles’ hitters and is hitting .406/.592/.938 with five home runs, 12 RBIs and eight runs scored.

The Angels are coming off a 6-5 victory in the prior game of this series.

Angels vs. Cubs MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in three of Chicago’s last seven games.
  • The Angels have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games. The Cubs have hit 17 over their last 10.
  • The Angels have an OPS of .651 this season and an OPS of .689 against right-handed pitchers. The Cubs’ OPS sits at .822 overall and .852 versus righties.
  • Chicago has posted 23 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 20 over its last five.
  • The Angels have won seven of their last eight games SU.