Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros Odds

The Cubs will play the Astros on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023. Your timezone's first pitch time is 8:10 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Best Cubs at Astros Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Chicago Cubs
Favorite

Houston Astros
The Houston Astros are the -175 moneyline favorite. Risk $175 to win $100 on the Houston Astros at BetRivers. The Chicago Cubs are the +150 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $150 on the Chicago Cubs. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 8.5 runs. Risk $104 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 8.5 runs. Risk $115 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Run Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Chicago Cubs
Favorite

Houston Astros
The Houston Astros have a -1.5 +118 run line at BetRivers VA. They are the run line favorite in this matchup. The Chicago Cubs have a +1.5 -140 run line at BetMGM VA. The Chicago Cubs 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 Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros MLB game on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023?

The Houston Astros are the -175 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Chicago Cubs are the +150 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros MLB game on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023?

The best over line is 8.5 -104 runs at BetRivers, which means you risk $104 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 8.5 -115 runs at BetRivers, and that means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the run line for the Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros MLB game on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023?

The Houston Astros are -1.5 +118 run line favorites at BetRivers, while the Chicago Cubs are +1.5 -140 run line underdogs at BetMGM.

MLB Odds Example

MLB Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
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Cubs
Astros
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Chicago Cubs bettors risk $100 to win $150 at +150 odds. The implied probability for Chicago Cubs is 40%.
  • Houston Astros bettors risk $100 to win $57.14 at -175 odds. The implied probability for Houston Astros is 63.64%.

Chicago Cubs at Houston Astros Prop Bets

MLB Prop Bets
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Cubs
Astros
First Team to Score
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
-118-105Bet
Cubs
Total Runs
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
3.5 o -1103.5 u -113Bet
Astros
Total Runs
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
4.5 o -1054.5 u -118Bet
Drew Smyly
Strikeouts Thrown
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
3.5 o -1523.5 u +114Bet
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Strikeouts Thrown
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
5.5 o -1075.5 u -124Bet
Cubs
To Score First & Win
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
Yes +240No -315Bet
Astros
To Score First & Win
CUB at HOU
5/17/23 8:10pm EDT
Yes +150No -190Bet

Chicago Cubs & Houston Astros Futures Odds

Latest World Series odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the tournament. See past Championship results and learn how to bet World Series teasers, props and parlays.

Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
2024 Chicago Cubs World Series Odds

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Houston Astros World Series Odds
2024 Houston Astros World Series Odds

Team
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Astros
+2000
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Chicago Cubs & Houston Astros Team Pages

Review each team's season win total odds, futures odds, betting bonuses and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

Team Standings

2023 MLB Regular Season Standings - Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros
Team W L Pct GB Home Away RS RA Diff Strk L10
x - Houston Astros90720.556+14.039-4251-30827698+129W46-4
e - Chicago Cubs83790.512+21.045-3638-43819723+96L14-6

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros MLB Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 at 8:10 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's MLB page, look for the Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's MLB page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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