Boston Red Sox vs Chicago Cubs Odds

The Red Sox will play the Cubs on Sunday, July 16th, 2023. Your timezone's first pitch time is 2:20 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Boston Red Sox have a 90.67 power ranking. The power ranking for the Chicago Cubs is 90.00.
  • Visiting Boston Red Sox - The Boston Red Sox have a 23-22 record as a visiting team, ranking them 7th Overall for visiting team wins.
  • Home Chicago Cubs - The Chicago Cubs have a 22-23 record as a home team. They rank 10th for home team wins in the Overall standings.
  • Runs Scored - The Boston Red Sox currently stand 5th (463) Overall, with the Chicago Cubs ranking 12th (423) for runs scored.
  • Runs Allowed - The Boston Red Sox are 9th (437) Overall for runs allowed. The Chicago Cubs stand 17th (396) for runs allowed.
  • Team Streaks - The Boston Red Sox lost their last game. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs won their last game.
  • Team Records - The Boston Red Sox have a 49-44 Overall record (10.0 GB American East Division), with the Chicago Cubs possessing a 43-48 Overall standing (7.0 GB National Central Division).

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Now, the Cubs be sportin' a 43-48 record, aye, not as fearsome as the Red Sox... But beware, mateys! They be havin' a 0.473 win percentage, and a 5-5 record in their last ten. It be a close contest, indeed! So, if ye dare to bet on this game, ye better shack up with SportsBetting3.com and review the odds below. There be treasure to be won, or lost, on the outcome of this clash o' titans. Arrr, may the winds o' fortune blow in yer favor, ye scurvy dogs!

Best Red Sox at Cubs Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Boston Red Sox
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs are the -145 moneyline favorite. Risk $145 to win $100 on the Chicago Cubs at BetMGM. The Boston Red Sox are the +125 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $125 on the Boston Red Sox. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 9 runs. Risk $117 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 9.5 runs. Risk $120 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Run Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Boston Red Sox
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs have a -1.5 +140 run line at BetRivers VA. They are the run line favorite in this matchup. The Boston Red Sox have a +1.5 -155 run line at BetMGM VA. The Boston Red Sox are the run line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Boston Red Sox vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, July 16th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are the -145 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Boston Red Sox are the +125 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Boston Red Sox vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, July 16th, 2023?

The best over line is 9 -117 runs at BetRivers, which means you risk $117 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 9.5 -120 runs at BetMGM, and that means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the run line for the Boston Red Sox vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, July 16th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are -1.5 +140 run line favorites at BetRivers, while the Boston Red Sox are +1.5 -155 run line underdogs at BetMGM.

MLB Odds Example

MLB Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Red Sox
Cubs
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Boston Red Sox bettors risk $100 to win $125 at +125 odds. The implied probability for Boston Red Sox is 44.44%.
  • Chicago Cubs bettors risk $100 to win $67.57 at -148 odds. The implied probability for Chicago Cubs is 59.68%.

Boston Red Sox at Chicago Cubs Prop Bets

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Red Sox
Cubs
First Team to Score
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
-134+107Bet
Red Sox
Total Runs
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
4.5 o +1124.5 u -139Bet
Cubs
Total Runs
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
4.5 o -1224.5 u -103Bet
Justin Steele
Strikeouts Thrown
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
5.5 o +1085.5 u -143Bet
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Kutter Crawford
Strikeouts Thrown
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
4.5 o -1224.5 u -109Bet
Red Sox
To Score First & Win
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
+200Bet
Cubs
To Score First & Win
BOS at CUB
7/16/23 2:20pm EDT
+175Bet

Boston Red Sox & Chicago Cubs Futures Odds

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Boston Red Sox World Series Odds
2024 Boston Red Sox World Series Odds

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Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
2024 Chicago Cubs World Series Odds

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Cubs
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Boston Red Sox & Chicago Cubs Team Pages

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Team Standings

2023 MLB Regular Season Standings - Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs
Team W L Pct GB Home Away RS RA Diff Strk L10
e - Chicago Cubs83790.512+21.045-3638-43819723+96L14-6
e - Boston Red Sox78840.481+26.039-4239-42772776-4W13-7

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