Pick #1 – Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs
Sure it might be just another manic Monday but the perfect way to break the monotony is with a little MLB baseball and that will involve us closely watching the Miami Marlins (24-31) versus the Chicago Cubs (28-27) and we one of the best home run hitting teams in League visiting a hitters park. This bet is favorable from the initial review as the opening line on the total of 7.5 has now swung a half point up to a 8 thanks to early sharp money action pouring over to one side of the bet. Were getting all the right indicators for this game and that is highlighted by stats such as the total has gone OVER in 16 of Chi Cubs's last 22 games at home and the total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games on the road and that the total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Miami giving us not only a situation specific play but also streaking trends that should easily shoot us to OVER the combined number we are trying to hit. The public consensus for this game is 64% in favor of the over so it will be interesting to watch and see where this pick finally ends up. The Miami Marlins put up 4.51 runs this year per game on average and the Chicago Cubs put up 4.64 runs on the year as a per game average so we get our favorite betting spot to be in where just the basic averages get us to where we need to go. The weather at Wrigley Field is looking like 82°F with a Blustery Wind and a Humidity of 66% with a Wind blowing North-northeast at 11 mph giving us a great weather scenario where the hitting should really be able to thrive. One of the best parts of this pick is that we get Eddie Butlero (R) pitching who has a 12.46 ERA over the last week clearly highlighting that something is way off with his game. We also get starting pitcher Dan Straily (R) pitching who has his worst performances on the road sporting a bloated 6.00 ERA when away from home this year. The computer predicted score for this matchup is 6.7 so the OVER 8 play gets all the right leans despite being slightly of from the AI predictor and at a -110 juice we should be super happy to lock in this nice value in this spot for all of the reasons above.
Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs - Monday, June 05, 2017 8:05 PM
907 Miami Marlins +1½ -200 +108
908 Chicago Cubs -1½ +170 -118
907 Miami Marlins Over 8 -110
908 Chicago Cubs Under 8 -110
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
OVER 8 (2 Units)
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