Red Sox and Cubs Battle on Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN

by Dirty on June 17, 2012

Betting on Chicago Cubs Baseball

 

 

The Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Wrigley Field.

The Red Sox will trot Franklin Morales out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Morales has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

The Cubs will counter Morales with Paul Maholm. Lefthander Maholm has a 4.91 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 122-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.

Boston won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Cubs on June 16. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -148 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Boston: 32-33 SU
Chicago: 22-43 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-3
After a win are 4-6

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 2-8
After playing Boston are 3-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games on the road
Boston is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Boston is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games when playing Boston
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing Boston
Chi Cubs are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games

Next up:
Boston home to Miami, Tuesday, June 19
Chi Cubs at Chi White Sox, Monday, June 18

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