Chicago Cubs vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Lines

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The Cubs will play the Tigers on Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 1:10 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Cubs - K. Hendricks - R
  • Tigers - M. Boyd - L

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Detroit Tigers
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
+126 Sb3gen1 -136 Sb3gen1
+125 Sb3gen3 -140 Sb3gen2
+120 Sb3gen2 -145 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Chicago Cubs has a minus value. Lay $136 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Detroit Tigers has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $126.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8o -110 Sb3gen1 8u -110 Sb3gen1
8o -110 Sb3gen2 8u -110 Sb3gen2
8o -110 Sb3gen3 8u -110 Sb3gen3
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 8 points laying $110 to win $100. Sb3gen1 has the best under line of 8 u -110.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Detroit Tigers
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
+1.5 -135 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +115 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -135 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +115 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -135 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +115 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Sunday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite Chicago Cubs run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen1 has the best underdog Detroit Tigers run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-06 22:29:47
Detroit Tigers World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-06 22:29:47

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Chicago Cubs
71 91 0.438 36.0 71-91 39-42 W2 65-77
Detroit Tigers
77 85 0.475 30.0 77-85 42-39 W1 66-76

Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ian Happ
CF
148 63 105 25 66 62 156 0.226
Willson Contreras
C
128 61 98 21 57 52 138 0.237
Patrick Wisdom
3B
106 54 78 28 61 32 153 0.231
Jason Heyward
RF
104 35 69 8 30 27 68 0.214
Rafael Ortega
LF
103 44 86 11 33 30 70 0.291
Matt Duffy
3B
98 45 83 5 30 25 63 0.287
David Bote
2B
97 32 58 8 35 27 73 0.199
Kris Bryant
RF
93 58 87 18 51 39 89 0.267
Anthony Rizzo
1B
92 41 80 14 40 36 59 0.248
Javier Baez
SS
91 48 83 22 65 15 131 0.248
Sergio Alcantara
SS
89 30 45 5 17 30 74 0.205
Eric Sogard
3B
78 16 42 1 12 9 30 0.249

Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

2021 Detroit Tigers Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Jonathan Schoop
2B
156 85 173 22 84 37 133 0.278
Robbie Grossman
LF
156 88 133 23 67 98 155 0.239
Jeimer Candelario
3B
149 75 151 16 67 65 135 0.271
Miguel Cabrera
1B
130 48 121 15 75 40 118 0.256
Willi Castro
SS
125 56 91 9 38 23 109 0.220
Akil Baddoo
CF
124 60 107 13 55 45 122 0.259
Harold Castro
2B
106 35 89 3 37 14 72 0.283
Eric Haase
C
98 48 81 22 61 26 119 0.231
Niko Goodrum
3B
90 39 62 9 33 29 107 0.214
Victor Reyes
CF
76 26 54 5 22 8 55 0.258
Zack Short
SS
61 21 22 6 20 22 59 0.141
Jose Cisnero
RP
61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Kyle Hendricks
SP
32 14 7 0 0 181.0 131 1.35 4.77
Zach Davies
SP
32 6 12 0 0 148.0 114 1.60 5.78
Alec Mills
SP
32 6 7 1 0 119.0 87 1.44 5.07
Adbert Alzolay
SP
30 5 13 1 0 125.2 128 1.16 4.58
Jake Arrieta
SP
20 5 11 0 0 86.1 74 1.76 6.88
Justin Steele
RP
20 4 4 0 1 57.0 59 1.35 4.26
Trevor Williams
SP
13 4 2 0 0 58.2 61 1.53 5.06
Rex Brothers
RP
57 3 2 1 8 53.0 75 1.43 5.26
Keegan Thompson
SP
32 3 3 1 1 53.1 55 1.48 3.38
Codi Dalton Heuer
SP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Codi Heuer
RP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Manuel Rodriguez
RP
20 3 3 1 1 17.2 16 1.70 6.11

Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

2021 Detroit Tigers Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Tarik Skubal
SP
31 8 12 0 0 149.1 164 1.26 4.34
Kyle Funkhouser
RP
57 7 4 1 9 68.1 63 1.40 3.42
Casey Mize
SP
30 7 9 0 0 150.1 118 1.14 3.71
Gregory Soto
SP
62 6 3 18 7 63.2 76 1.35 3.39
Joe Jimenez
RP
52 6 1 1 5 45.1 57 1.52 5.96
Michael Fulmer
SP
52 5 6 14 9 69.2 73 1.28 2.97
Jose Cisnero
RP
67 4 4 4 18 61.2 62 1.33 3.65
Jose Urena
SP
26 4 8 0 1 100.2 67 1.60 5.81
Wily Peralta
RP
19 4 5 0 1 93.2 58 1.33 3.07
Matt Manning
SP
18 4 7 0 0 85.1 57 1.51 5.80
Spencer Turnbull
SP
9 4 2 0 0 50.0 44 0.98 2.88
Bryan Garcia
RP
39 3 2 2 3 39.1 32 1.86 7.55

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