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Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers

The Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Comerica Park.

The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Alec Mills in this game. Mills has a 2-2 record and a 4.76 ERA this season.

Mills's opponent in this one will be Casey Mize. The Tigers right hander has a 6.23 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Cubs as -145-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

The Tigers were a 7-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at 220 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

Chicago won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the White Sox on August 23. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago:
Team record: 17-10 SU
Chi Cubs is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games on the road

Detroit:
Team record: 11-15 SU
Detroit is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
Detroit is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games

Next up:
Chicago at Detroit Tuesday, August 25