Chicago Cubs Vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

Sat, Jul 06 2:20 pm
Season Stats:
39 Wins47 Loses20 Saves
Last 5 Games:
Los Angeles
Season Stats:
36 Wins48 Loses21 Saves
Last 5 Games:

Current Betting Odds

CHC -1 -106
LAA 1 -122
Over 8 -119
Under 8 -104
CHC -156
LAA 123

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Cubs vs Angels Game Information

DateSat, Jul 6
Time2:20 pm
LocationWrigley Field
TV Broadcast

The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels are set to face off in an enticing Major League Baseball match at Wrigley Field. With both teams having their unique strengths and recent form, this game promises to deliver a thrilling experience. Chicago Cubs look to leverage their home field advantage, while the Angels aim to bounce back and prove their mettle after recent performances.

Cubs vs Angels Win Probabilities

The estimated win probabilities for this matchup stand close, with the Cubs at 52% and the Angels at 48%. The Chicago Cubs’ home advantage and consistent offensive stats slightly edge them ahead, while the Angels’ recent winning streaks even in losses display potential resilience. The Cubs’ higher slugging percentage and on-base metrics support their win probability, whereas the Angels’ comparative pitching weakness underpins their slightly lower odds.

Cubs vs Angels Picks: Full Analysis

Both teams bring a mix of strengths and vulnerabilities to this game. Understanding their seasonal stats and recent betting trends will provide better insights into possible outcomes. Here’s an in-depth look at their current form…
The Chicago Cubs (39-47) have showcased powerful hitting capabilities with 83 home runs and a solid slugging percentage of 0.367. Their pitchers’ collective ERA of 4.013, supported by a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 760:273, demonstrates balanced defensive skills. Conversely, the Los Angeles Angels (36-48) also bring competitive batting stats with 93 home runs and a higher batting average of 0.239. However, their pitching figures indicate room for improvement with a 4.631 ERA. The Cubs’ balanced approach could pose significant challenges for the struggling Angels’ bullpen.


Cubs vs Angels Prediction: Betting Trends

The Chicago Cubs have shown variability in covering the spread, managing 40% coverage in their recent five games. Notably, three out of these five games have gone over the total set points, highlighting an offensive strategy that leans towards higher scoring matches. Despite recent losses, their tendency to push games to higher scores remains a critical factor for bettors.
The Los Angeles Angels’ betting trends reflect a stronger performance against the spread with 80% coverage in their last five games. Despite two recent losses, three of their games turned out to be high-scoring, going over the total set points. The Angels’ recent trend towards covering spreads and the higher frequency of over outcomes could imply valuable betting opportunities.

Injuries and Suspensions

Chicago Cubs
Yency AlmonteOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Mike TauchmanOut (10-Day Injured List)RF
Mark Leiter Jr.Out (15-Day Injured List)RP
Keegan ThompsonOut (15-Day Injured List)SP
Adbert AlzolayOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Julian MerryweatherOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Javier AssadOut (15-Day Injured List)SP
Ben BrownOut (15-Day Injured List)RP
Caleb KilianOut (60-Day Injured List)SP
Jordan WicksOut (15-Day Injured List)SP
Los Angeles Angels
José CisneroOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Mike TroutOut (10-Day Injured List)CF
Anthony RendonOut (60-Day Injured List)3B
Robert StephensonOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Adam CimberOut (15-Day Injured List)RP
Patrick SandovalOut (60-Day Injured List)SP
José QuijadaOut (60-Day Injured List)RP
Andrew WantzOut (15-Day Injured List)RP
Kelvin CaceresOut (60-Day Injured List)RP

Cubs vs Angels Prediction

Expect a closely contested battle at Wrigley Field, potentially leaning towards a high-scoring encounter. Statistical trends suggest that while the Cubs have the home field advantage, the Angels’ ability to frequently cover spreads and push for over outcomes in recent games indicates they will be competitive. Final prediction: Chicago Cubs to win, with a likely ‘over’ in total points scored based on both teams’ recent offensive outputs.