Braves vs Cubs Game Breakdown

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Atlanta Braves

Braves

27W-17L

Atlanta Braves

May 21, 2024

07:40PM EST

Odds: 10.0 o/u

Cubs

26W-22L

Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs

Get ready to slide into some high-stakes diamond drama as the Atlanta Braves, boasting a solid 27W-17L record, gear up to challenge the Chicago Cubs at the iconic Wrigley Field tonight at 07:40 PM EST. It’s a clash of National League titans with the Braves chasing glory 5.0 games back and the Cubs hot on their heels just 1.5 games behind in the standings. With the betting lines tilting slightly in favor of the Braves at -130 and an over/under that promises a scoreboard workout at 10.0, this matchup is buzzing! Both teams are shaking off recent stumbles, the Cubs with a narrow 2-3 loss to Pittsburgh and the Braves falling 5-6 against San Diego. Plus, with the weather playing nice—partly cloudy skies, a gentle breeze, and perfect game-time temps—there’s nothing but green lights. Tonight, let’s see if the Braves can ‘chop’ down the competition or if the Cubs will ‘bear’ down and claw their way to victory!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 21, 2024 07:40PM EST
Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago
Weather: Partly cloudy with winds from the SSE at 5.6 mph. Temperature is at 77.0° with 66% humidity.

Vegas Odds

ATL ML CHC ML Over/Under Line
Open -130 +108 10.0 -1.5/1.5
Recent -120 +100 11.0 -1.5/1.5
Difference +10 -8 +1.0

Team Performance

atl Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
AWAY
152W-105L

54.5% Win Probability

chc Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
131W-128L

45.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
05/13/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 0 Under -8.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 2
05/14/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 0 Under -3.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 7
05/15/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 7 Under -2.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 1
08/04/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 8 Under -2.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 0
08/05/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 6 Over +4.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 8
08/06/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 4 Push -0.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 6
09/26/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 6 Over +3.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 7
09/27/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 5 Over +1.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 6
09/28/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 3 Under -2.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 5

Braves Vs Over/Under

Cubs Vs Over/Under

Charlie Morton
Charlie Morton
ERA 3.547 | IP 45.7 | 3.0W-1.0L | KO 44.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-15-24 vsCHC 7-1L 3.0 5 4 4 Under
05-10-24 @NYM 4-2W 7.0 3 1 7 Under
05-03-24 @LAD 3-4L 6.0 5 2 5 Under
04-27-24 vsCLE 4-2L 6.7 1 0 6 Under
04-20-24 vsTEX 2-5W 6.0 4 2 4 Under
04-14-24 @MIA 9-7W 5.7 7 6 8 Over
04-08-24 vsNYM 8-7L 5.7 5 4 4 Over
04-01-24 @CWS 9-0W 5.7 3 0 6 Under
09-22-23 @WAS 9-6W 1.0 0 0 1 Over
09-17-23 @MIA 2-16L 4.7 6 6 5 Over
Javier Assad
Javier Assad
ERA 1.49 | IP 48.3 | 4.0W-0.0L | KO 42.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-15-24 @ATL 7-1W 6.0 4 0 7 Under
05-10-24 @PIT 7-2W 4.3 4 2 4 Under
05-05-24 vsMIL 0-5W 6.0 4 0 4 Under
04-30-24 @NYM 2-4L 5.0 5 1 1 Under
04-25-24 vsHOU 1-3W 5.7 4 1 5 Under
04-20-24 vsMIA 3-2L 4.7 3 1 3 Under
04-14-24 @SEA 3-2W 5.7 4 2 6 Under
04-08-24 @SD 8-9L 5.0 3 2 7 Over
04-02-24 vsCOL 2-12W 6.0 4 0 5 Over
09-30-23 @MIL 10-6W 1.7 2 0 4 Over

Braves Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/22 @ SD 5-6L 12 2 Push
05/22 @ SD 3-0W 11 1 Under
05/21 @ SD 1-9L 4 0 Under
05/19 @ SD 1-3L 7 0 Under
05/17 @ CHC 1-7L 8 0 Under
05/16 @ CHC 7-0W 9 2 Under
05/15 @ CHC 2-0W 10 0 Under
05/14 vs NYM 3-4L 6 1 Under
05/13 vs NYM 4-1W 7 1 Under
05/12 vs NYM 4-2W 7 3 Under
05/10 @ BOS 5-0W 9 3 Under
05/09 @ BOS 4-2W 7 1 Under
05/07 vs LAD 1-5L 5 1 Under
05/06 vs LAD 2-11L 6 0 Over
05/05 vs LAD 3-4L 6 2 Under

Cubs Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/21 @ PIT 2-3L 2 0 Under
05/20 @ PIT 1-0W 5 0 Under
05/19 @ PIT 3-9L 4 1 Over
05/18 @ PIT 4-5L 7 1 Under
05/17 vs ATL 7-1W 13 2 Under
05/16 vs ATL 0-7L 3 0 Under
05/15 vs ATL 0-2L 5 0 Under
05/14 vs PIT 5-4W 9 2 Under
05/13 vs PIT 9-10L 10 1 Over
05/12 vs PIT 7-2W 14 1 Under
05/10 @ SD 0-3L 1 0 Under
05/09 @ SD 3-2W 10 2 Under
05/08 @ SD 3-6L 7 2 Under
05/07 @ MIL 5-0W 7 1 Under
05/06 @ MIL 6-5W 8 3 Push

Team’s Batting Order

Braves Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.

Cubs Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.
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