Early money 3:1 in favor of the Cubs against the Pirates
Sat, Aug 1st 6:02pm EDT
Death, taxes, and the public wagering on the Cubs. Each and every game, it seems the Cubs get the overwhelming betting support of the public. Thus, sportsbooks are consistently rooting for whoever they play. As a result of this one-sided betting action, the Cubs line has moved from -171 to -188 moneyline favorites, according to BettingPros consensus odds.