Braves vs Cubs Game Breakdown

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Atlanta Braves

Braves

27W-18L

Atlanta Braves

May 22, 2024

07:40PM EST

Odds: 9.0 o/u

Cubs

27W-22L

Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs

Get ready, sports fans! Tonight’s MLB showdown is set to sizzle as the Atlanta Braves, boasting a solid 27 wins and 18 losses, march into the historic Wrigley Field to face the Chicago Cubs, who are not far behind with a 27-22 record. The first pitch is slated for 07:40 PM EST, under a partly cloudy Chicago sky, where the breeze is just brisk enough to keep the popcorn from flying off your lap. With the Braves looking to claw back from a recent narrow defeat and the Cubs aiming to build on their momentum, the betting lines are buzzing. The stakes are high, the over/under tantalizing at 9.0, and with both teams fiercely jockeying for a better spot in the National League rankings, tonight’s game is anyone’s ballgame. So, as the Cubs try to ‘bear’ down and the Braves ‘chop’ their way to victory, make sure you’re tuned in for what promises to be an epic battle of the bats!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 22, 2024 07:40PM EST
Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago
Weather: Partly cloudy with winds from the W at 17.4 mph. Temperature is at 63.0° with 67% humidity.

Vegas Odds

ATL ML CHC ML Over/Under Line
Open -142 +119 9.0 -1.5/1.5
Recent -141 +118 8.5 -1.5/1.5
Difference +1 -1 -0.5

Team Performance

atl Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
AWAY
152W-106L

58.5% Win Probability

chc Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
132W-128L

41.5% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
05/13/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 0 Under -7.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 2
05/14/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 0 Under -2.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 7
05/15/24 Chicago Cubs CHC 7 Under -1.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 1
05/21/24 Atlanta Braves ATL 3 Under -2.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 4
08/04/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 8 Under -1.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 0
08/05/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 6 Over +5.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 8
08/06/23 Atlanta Braves ATL 4 Over +1.0
Chicago Cubs CHC 6
09/26/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 6 Over +4.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 7
09/27/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 5 Over +2.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 6
09/28/23 Chicago Cubs CHC 3 Under -1.0
Atlanta Braves ATL 5

Braves Vs Over/Under

Cubs Vs Over/Under

Max Fried
Max Fried
ERA 3.805 | IP 49.7 | 3.0W-2.0L | KO 39.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-17-24 vsSD 3-1L 4.3 9 3 2 Under
05-11-24 @NYM 4-1W 7.0 0 0 5 Under
05-05-24 @LAD 1-5L 7.0 4 4 7 Under
04-29-24 @SEA 1-2L 6.0 0 0 7 Under
04-23-24 vsMIA 0-5W 9.0 3 0 6 Under
04-17-24 @HOU 5-4W 5.0 7 3 2 Over
04-12-24 @MIA 8-1W 6.3 4 1 4 Over
04-06-24 vsARI 8-9W 4.3 10 8 5 Over
03-30-24 @PHI 12-4W 0.7 2 3 1 Over
09-21-23 @WAS 10-3W 6.0 3 1 7 Over
Justin Steele
Justin Steele
ERA 5.684 | IP 19.0 | 0.0W-1.0L | KO 18.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-16-24 vsPIT 5-4L 5.7 6 5 7 Over
05-11-24 @PIT 9-10L 4.0 6 6 3 Over
05-06-24 vsSD 6-3L 4.7 3 0 2 Over
03-28-24 @TEX 3-4L 4.7 3 1 6 Under
09-26-23 @ATL 6-7L 5.3 6 3 6 Over
09-20-23 vsPIT 13-7L 3.0 8 6 6 Over
09-15-23 @ARI 4-6L 6.0 7 6 5 Over
09-09-23 vsARI 3-2L 7.0 6 1 6 Under
09-04-23 vsSF 0-5W 8.0 2 0 12 Under
08-29-23 vsMIL 0-1W 6.0 6 0 8 Under

Braves Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/23 vs CHC 3-4L 5 2 Under
05/22 @ SD 3-0W 11 1 Under
05/22 @ SD 5-6L 12 2 Over
05/21 @ SD 1-9L 4 0 Over
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

Cubs Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/23 @ ATL 4-3W 7 0 Under
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 Over
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 Over
05/13 vs PIT 9-10L 10 1 Over
05/12 vs PIT 7-2W 14 1 Over
05/10 @ SD 0-3L 1 0 Under
05/09 @ SD 3-2W 10 2 Under
05/08 @ SD 3-6L 7 2 Over
05/07 @ MIL 5-0W 7 1 Under

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

  • Nico Hoerner OUT (2B/SS): Avg: 0.261 SLG:0.379 Last game: 05/23/24. Impact: 3.5
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