Tuesday's game between the Atlanta Braves (100-56) and Chicago Cubs (82-74) going head-to-head at Truist Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Braves, who is listed as a slight favorite by our model. The game will begin at 7:20 PM ET on September 26.

The probable pitchers are Bryce Elder (12-4) for the Braves and Justin Steele (16-5) for the Cubs.

Braves vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 7:20 PM ET
  • Where: Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia
  • How to Watch on TV: TBS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Braves vs. Cubs Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Braves 5, Cubs 4.

Total Prediction for Braves vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Braves Performance Insights

  • In nine games over the last 10 matchups when favored by oddsmakers, the Braves have a record of 4-5.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Atlanta and its opponents are 8-2-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Braves have won three of their last four games against the spread.
  • This season, the Braves have been favored 141 times and won 92, or 65.2%, of those games.
  • Atlanta has a record of 78-34 in games when sportsbooks favor them by at least -145 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 59.2% chance of a victory for the Braves.
  • Atlanta has scored the most runs (909) in baseball so far this year.
  • The Braves' 4.13 team ERA ranks 14th across all league pitching staffs.

Cubs Performance Insights

  • The Cubs are underdogs for the first time in a while, as they have not been listed as underdogs in their last 10 games.
  • In its last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Chicago and its foes are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Bookmakers have yet to post a spread in any of the Cubs' past 10 games.
  • The Cubs have come away with 27 wins in the 60 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Chicago has a mark of 14-10 in contests where bookmakers favor it by +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 45.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • The offense for Chicago is No. 7 in baseball, scoring 5.1 runs per game (792 total runs).
  • Cubs pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.14 ERA this year, which ranks 15th in MLB.

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Braves Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 20 Phillies L 6-5 Bryce Elder vs Aaron Nola
September 21 @ Nationals W 10-3 Max Fried vs Jake Irvin
September 22 @ Nationals W 9-6 Charlie Morton vs Patrick Corbin
September 24 @ Nationals L 3-2 Allan Winans vs Jackson Rutledge
September 24 @ Nationals W 8-5 Spencer Strider vs Joan Adon
September 26 Cubs - Bryce Elder vs Justin Steele
September 27 Cubs - Max Fried vs Jameson Taillon
September 28 Cubs - Charlie Morton vs Marcus Stroman
September 29 Nationals - Kyle Wright vs Trevor Williams
September 30 Nationals - Spencer Strider vs Jackson Rutledge
October 1 Nationals - TBA vs Joan Adon

Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 20 Pirates L 13-7 Justin Steele vs Mitch Keller
September 21 Pirates L 8-6 Kyle Hendricks vs Johan Oviedo
September 22 Rockies W 6-0 Jameson Taillon vs Noah Davis
September 23 Rockies W 6-3 Marcus Stroman vs Chris Flexen
September 24 Rockies W 4-3 Jordan Wicks vs Ty Blach
September 26 @ Braves - Justin Steele vs Bryce Elder
September 27 @ Braves - Jameson Taillon vs Max Fried
September 28 @ Braves - Marcus Stroman vs Charlie Morton
September 29 @ Brewers - Kyle Hendricks vs Freddy Peralta
September 30 @ Brewers - Jordan Wicks vs Wade Miley
October 1 @ Brewers - Justin Steele vs Corbin Burnes