Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia Phillies 8/13/19 - MLB Betting Odds & Picks
Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies
MLB: 7:05 PM EST
Aug. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : CHC -122 Total 10
The Cubs are a team that has to start to win to prove that they are a contender to be taken seriously. Yes, the Cubs have managed to fend off a lot of the opponents on the year, but it is still being a problem that the Cubs have been seen as a team that is unable to win against good teams on the road. The Phillies for their part, have to start to be a team that does not choke anymore and is able to come into the game and actually control a game for a win.
Javier Baez has been the leader for the Cubs with 28 homers and 80 RBIs on the year. Rhys Hoskins has been the power hitter for the Phillies with 24 homers, but Bryce Harper has led the Phillies with 80 RBIs on the year.
Jose Quintana is the starting pitcher who heads to the mound for the Cubs. He has posted a 10-7 record and a 4.23 ERA. He has thrown a total of 129.2 innings with 110 strikeouts, but has walked only 35 batters while giving up 133 hits.
Jason Vargas has been tapped to be the starter for the Phillies. He has posted a 6-6 record and a 4.09 ERA. He has thrown a total of 105.2 innings on the year with 87 strikeouts, he has allowed 43 walks and given up 90 hits.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cubs are 4-10 in their last 14 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Phillies are 8-1 in their last 9 Tuesday games.
Over is 5-1-2 in Cubs last 8 overall.
Under is 7-0 in Phillies last 7 vs. National League Central.
Free Betting Pick: Philadelphia Phillies +112
The Phillies are playing at home and at home they have been a little bit less likely to choke. Not to mention the Phillies are playing the Cubs who are not that big of a threat on the road and that makes it hard for the Cubs to really come in and win this game here. Final Score, Philadelphia Phillies win 3-1.