Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [4/18/2024]

Miami Marlins vs. Chicago Cubs Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [4/18/2024]

The Chicago Cubs and Miami Marlins will meet in MLB action at Wrigley Field on Thursday, starting at 7:40PM ET.

Jameson Taillon (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will start for the Cubs, pitting him against A.J. Puk (0-3, 5.91 ERA) for the Marlins.'s in-depth preview of Thursday's Marlins vs. Cubs matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Marlins vs. Cubs Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the result of Thursday's MLB matchup between the Marlins and Cubs 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB picks.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Cubs a 59% chance of beating the Marlins.

According to our model, the Marlins (+1.5) have a 60% chance of covering the run line, while the over/under total of 7.5 runs has a 54% chance of going over.

Marlins vs. Cubs Odds [4/18/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Marlins Cubs
Run Line +1.5 (-142) -1.5 (+120)
Moneyline +146 -174
Total o7.5 (-115) u7.5 (-102)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Marlins vs. Cubs Picks

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Marlins vs. Cubs Game Information

Thursday's MLB game between the Cubs and Marlins at Wrigley Field is scheduled to commence at 7:40PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Marlins vs. Cubs includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Cubs, with a 59% win probability, will likely beat the Marlins on Thursday.

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