Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves 04/26/2022 – The Chicago Cubs will be heading down to meet the Atlanta Braves at the Truist Park on Tuesday evening for the opener of a three-game series between the two. The Chicago Cubs are in the fourth position of the NL Central, presently dominated by the Cardinals, with a score of 7-9. The Atlanta Braves are similarly in the fourth position of the NL East, now ruled by the Mets, with a score of 7-10. The Cubs are desperate for a win after losing against Pittsburgh but are expected to take another nosedive and lose this game as per MLB betting lines.
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves 04/26/2022
|When:||Tuesday, April 26, 7:20 PM ET|
|Where:||Truist Park, Cumberland, Georgia|
|TV:||Marquee Sports Network|
The Chicago Cubs played against the Pittsburgh Pirates in their last series and lost three games out of four. In the finale, the Cubs lost by a score of 4-3. The offense of Chicago is led by Seiya Suzuki who has a batting average of .354. Suzuki has also scored 4 homes along with 13 RBIs and 17 hits so far. Against the Braves, the Chicago Cubs will be tossing the ball to Marcus Stroman. Stroman is currently 0-2 with a 8.78 ERA. In his career, the pitcher is 61061 with a 3.70 ERA.
Players to watch: F. Schwindel 1B (GP 15, AB 58, R 5, H 14, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 9, TB 23, BB 3, SO 9, SB 0, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.279, SLG 0.397, OPS 0.675, WAR 0.1), W. Contreras C (GP 13, AB 51, R 12, H 13, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 6, TB 23, BB 6, SO 13, SB 0, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.451, OPS 0.807, WAR 0.7).
The Atlanta Braves will enter this game after losing 5-4 against the Miami Marlins in their last outing. In the three-game series, the Braves lost two games and are seen to be struggling in their batting. The Braves are led in offense by Matt Olson who has a batting average of .355 and has posted 22 hits so far. The highest home run-getter for the team is Ozzie Albies who has scored six homers so far. Against the Cubs, the Atlanta Braves are going to send Max Fried to the mound. Fried is 1-2 with a 3.50 ERA.
Players to watch: M. Ozuna LF (GP 17, AB 66, R 6, H 18, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 10, TB 35, BB 3, SO 11, SB 0, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.53, OPS 0.84, WAR 0.1), O. Albies 2B (GP 17, AB 66, R 10, H 16, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 11, TB 38, BB 7, SO 16, SB 1, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.576, OPS 0.9, WAR 0.8).
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
Chi Cubs are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Atlanta.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 7 games on the road.
Chi Cubs are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta.
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta’s last 9 games.
Atlanta are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 6 games against Chi Cubs.
Atlanta are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Atlanta are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
Chicago Cubs vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Chicago Cubs have a poor history against the Braves and are also struggling on the mound. While the Braves may need to rethink their offense, they are still the better team in this pairing. MLB bets today are predicting a win for the Atlanta Braves in this game.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Cubs 2.