Cubs @ Tigers: Predictions, picks and bets


August 26, 2020 4:03 PM

After the underdog Tigers absolutely romped the Cubs in yesterday’s clash, the Chicago side gets a chance at fast revenge. 

The Cubs are again favorites for this one, but our model has it as an extremely close game to predict.

Will the Cubs bounce straight back or will the Tigers build on yesterday’s result with another win? MLB Bet Hub predictions below 👇

Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup


Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Total runs under 10.5
💵 Moneyline: Cubs (-128*)
💪 Run line: Tigers +1.5
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BEST: Total runs under 10.5

Under 10.5 runs has a 55% probability

Our model has this one staying under at a 55% chance which is massive considering the +100* being offered by some books. Jump on this one even at -110*.


Cubs to win has a 51% probability

Our model has the Cubs as the slightly more likely to prevail here, and with a fire burning after yesterday’s result, this looks a good play. Add to your ML parlays.

Run line

Tigers +1.5 has a 60% probability

After yesterday’s win, it’s hard to look past the Tigers with a +1.5 start on the Cubs. We’re projecting them to be a 60% chance of covering.

Dimers' take-out

Look for the Cubs to bounce back in this one and put in a better shift to yesterday, but don’t be surprised if the Tigers still hold them off.. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.


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