CHICAGO, IL (The Spread) - Kris Bryant and the red-hot Cubs will host the Indians today at 2:05PM ET in what shapes out to be a great pitching matchup.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Cubs are -145 money line favorites to beat the Indians, who have +125 odds to win today at Wrigley Field. The pitching matchup will feature Cleveland ace Corey Kluber versus big-money free agent acquisition Jon Lester of Chicago.
The Cubs have won seven of their last 10 games and continue to knock on the door of a playoff berth in the National League. The Indians, meanwhile, are 5-5 over their last 10 games as they currently reside in last place in the American League Central.
The Indians are 2-5 in their last seven games versus the Cubs, who are 1-5 in their last six interleague home games. That said, Chicago is 13-3 in its last 16 home games, 14-3 in its last 17 games versus a team with a losing record and 12-1 in its last 13 home games versus a right-handed starter.