Marlins-Cubs Lines Preview

By JoeDuffy.net Administrator

The Florida Marlins will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Lefthander Graham Taylor will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Taylor is 0-1 this season with a 9.81 ERA.
It’ll be Rich Harden toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Harden is 2-1 with a 3.86 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cubs listed as 270-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
The Marlins scored six runs in the top of the 10th inning, and went on to defeat the Cubs 8-2 on Thursday. The Marlins won the game as +105 underdogs, while the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (9.5).
Jorge Cantu homered and finished with four RBIs for the Marlins. Renyel Pinto notched his second win of the season in relief.
Milton Bradley and Mike Fontenot hit solo home runs for the Cubs, who were -115 favorites. Aaron Heilman gave up six runs and was tagged with the loss.
Current streak:
Florida has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Team records:
Florida: 14-8
SU
Chicago
: 10-11 SU
Florida most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Florida is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Florida is 14-4 SU in their last 18 games when playing Chi Cubs
Florida is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Florida is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Chi Cubs are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Florida
Chi Cubs are 4-14 SU in their last 18 games when playing Florida
Chi Cubs are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games
Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Florida, Saturday, May 2

 

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