Chicago Cubs

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The Chicago Cubs: A Century of Endurance and Euphoria

In the heart of the Windy City, amidst the towering skyscrapers and bustling streets, lies a baseball team whose history is as rich and storied as the city itself. Since their establishment in 1876, the Chicago Cubs have captured the imaginations of fans around the world with their enduring resilience, unwavering loyalty, and indomitable spirit. From the early days of the National League to the historic championship victory in 2016, the Cubs’ journey is a captivating tale of perseverance, passion, and the unbreakable bond between a team and its city.

The Birth of a Legacy

The story of the Chicago Cubs begins in 1876 when the team was founded as one of the charter members of the National League. Originally known as the Chicago White Stockings, the team quickly established itself as a powerhouse in the world of baseball, winning six National League pennants in the 19th century. In 1902, the team adopted the name “Cubs,” a moniker that would come to symbolize the youthful exuberance and enduring optimism of Chicago’s beloved baseball team.

The Curse of the Billy Goat

No discussion of the Chicago Cubs would be complete without mentioning the infamous Curse of the Billy Goat. In 1945, tavern owner William “Billy Goat” Sianis was ejected from Wrigley Field during Game 4 of the World Series for bringing his pet goat with him. Legend has it that Sianis placed a curse on the Cubs, declaring that they would never win another World Series. For the next seven decades, the curse seemed unbreakable, as the Cubs endured close calls, heartbreaks, and near misses on their quest for a championship.

Breaking the Curse

In 2016, the Chicago Cubs accomplished the seemingly impossible—they broke the Curse of the Billy Goat and captured their first World Series title in 108 years. Led by a talented core of young players including Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, and Javier Báez, the Cubs rallied from a 3-1 deficit against the Cleveland Indians in the World Series to win Game 7 in extra innings, bringing joy and jubilation to generations of Cubs fans around the world. The victory not only ended decades of frustration but also cemented the Cubs’ place in baseball history.

Wrigley Field: The Friendly Confines

No discussion of the Chicago Cubs would be complete without mentioning their iconic home ballpark, Wrigley Field. Built in 1914, Wrigley Field is the second-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball and a beloved landmark in the city of Chicago. From the ivy-covered outfield walls to the iconic marquee at the entrance, Wrigley Field is steeped in history and tradition, providing fans with an unmatched baseball experience that combines the nostalgia of yesteryear with the excitement of modern-day baseball.

The Cubs Nation

The Chicago Cubs boast one of the most passionate and loyal fan bases in all of sports—the Cubs Nation. From the die-hard fans who pack Wrigley Field for every home game to the millions of supporters around the world who proudly wear the team’s iconic blue and red colors, the Cubs Nation is a testament to the enduring bond between a team and its fans. Win or lose, rain or shine, the Cubs Nation stands united in their love for the game and their beloved team.

The Rivalries

As one of the oldest and most storied franchises in Major League Baseball, the Chicago Cubs have cultivated fierce rivalries with several teams over the years, most notably the St. Louis Cardinals. The rivalry between the Cubs and the Cardinals is one of the most intense and storied in all of sports, characterized by epic battles on the field and passionate showdowns in the stands. From the “Curse of the Billy Goat” to the “Cardinals-Cubs rivalry” and beyond, the Cubs-Cardinals rivalry is steeped in history and tradition, adding an extra layer of excitement to every matchup between these two storied franchises.

The Next Generation

As the Chicago Cubs look to the future, they do so with a sense of optimism and determination. With a roster stacked with talented young players and a commitment to building from within, the Cubs are poised to compete for championships for years to come. Whether it’s developing homegrown talent, making strategic acquisitions, or fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork, the Cubs remain dedicated to upholding the proud tradition of baseball excellence in the city of Chicago.

Embracing the Community

Off the field, the Chicago Cubs are deeply committed to making a positive impact in the community through their charitable initiatives and outreach programs. From supporting youth baseball programs to partnering with local nonprofits to address issues such as education, healthcare, and homelessness, the Cubs strive to give back to the city of Chicago and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Through their efforts, the Cubs aim to inspire the next generation of baseball players, unite communities, and leave a lasting legacy of goodwill and compassion.

A Legacy of Triumph

The Chicago Cubs’ journey is a testament to the power of perseverance, passion, and the enduring spirit of baseball. From their humble beginnings to their curse-breaking triumph of 2016 and beyond, the Cubs have captured the hearts of fans with their unwavering commitment to excellence, their rich history, and their deep-rooted connection to the city of Chicago. As they continue to navigate the highs and lows of professional baseball, one thing remains certain: the Chicago Cubs will always be more than just a baseball team—they will be a symbol of passion, tradition, and the unwavering spirit of the city of Chicago.

Conclusion

As the Chicago Cubs look ahead to the future, they do so with a sense of pride and gratitude for the journey that has brought them to where they are today. From their origins in the early days of professional baseball to their status as one of the most storied franchises in Major League Baseball, the Cubs have embodied the resilience, passion, and unwavering spirit of the city of Chicago. As they continue to inspire fans and make history on the field, one thing remains certain: the Chicago Cubs will always hold a special place in the hearts of baseball fans around the world.

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Chicago Cubs Schedule

Pre Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Week 1 Date: Fri 23/02/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: W 8-1
Week 1 Date: Sat 24/02/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: W 8-4
Week 1 Date: Sun 25/02/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 0-7
Week 2 Date: Mon 26/02/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: L 0-6
Week 2 Date: Tue 27/02/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: T 6-6
Week 2 Date: Wed 28/02/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: W 6-1
Week 2 Date: Thu 29/02/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: L 9-10
Week 2 Date: Fri 01/03/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: W 10-6
Week 2 Date: Sat 02/03/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: L 5-8
Week 2 Date: Sun 03/03/2024 Opponent: Cleveland Guardians Result: W 5-3
Week 3 Date: Mon 04/03/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 1-2
Week 3 Date: Tue 05/03/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: L 0-4
Week 3 Date: Wed 06/03/2024 Opponent: LA Angels Result: W 6-5
Week 3 Date: Thu 07/03/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: T 2-2
Week 3 Date: Fri 08/03/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: L 5-7
Week 3 Date: Fri 08/03/2024 Opponent: Seattle Mariners Result: W 9-5
Week 3 Date: Sat 09/03/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: W 5-0
Week 3 Date: Sun 10/03/2024 Opponent: Texas Rangers Result: W 5-1
Week 4 Date: Tue 12/03/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: W 6-5
Week 4 Date: Wed 13/03/2024 Opponent: Cleveland Guardians Result: W 8-3
Week 4 Date: Thu 14/03/2024 Opponent: Oakland Athletics Result: W 3-1
Week 4 Date: Fri 15/03/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: L 2-3
Week 4 Date: Sat 16/03/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: W 7-6
Week 4 Date: Sat 16/03/2024 Opponent: LA Angels Result: W 4-3
Week 4 Date: Sun 17/03/2024 Opponent: Texas Rangers Result: W 8-6
Week 5 Date: Tue 19/03/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: L 1-4
Week 5 Date: Wed 20/03/2024 Opponent: Oakland Athletics Result: L 1-3
Week 5 Date: Thu 21/03/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: W 5-2
Week 5 Date: Fri 22/03/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: L 12-13
Week 5 Date: Fri 22/03/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: L 3-7
Week 5 Date: Sat 23/03/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: L 4-7
Week 5 Date: Sun 24/03/2024 Opponent: Seattle Mariners Result: T 9-9
Week 6 Date: Mon 25/03/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 3-6
Week 6 Date: Tue 26/03/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 2-7

Regular Season

Week Date Opponent Result
Week 1 Date: Thu 28/03/2024 Opponent: Texas Rangers Result: L 3-4
Week 1 Date: Sat 30/03/2024 Opponent: Texas Rangers Result: L 2-11
Week 1 Date: Sun 31/03/2024 Opponent: Texas Rangers Result: W 9-5
Week 2 Date: Mon 01/04/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: W 5-0
Week 2 Date: Tue 02/04/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: W 12-2
Week 2 Date: Wed 03/04/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: W 9-8
Week 2 Date: Fri 05/04/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: W 9-7
Week 2 Date: Sat 06/04/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: L 1-4
Week 2 Date: Sun 07/04/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: W 8-1
Week 3 Date: Mon 08/04/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 8-9
Week 3 Date: Tue 09/04/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: W 5-1
Week 3 Date: Wed 10/04/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 2-10
Week 3 Date: Fri 12/04/2024 Opponent: Seattle Mariners Result: L 2-4
Week 3 Date: Sat 13/04/2024 Opponent: Seattle Mariners Result: W 4-1
Week 3 Date: Sun 14/04/2024 Opponent: Seattle Mariners Result: W 3-2
Week 4 Date: Mon 15/04/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: W 3-2
Week 4 Date: Tue 16/04/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: L 11-12
Week 4 Date: Wed 17/04/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: W 5-3
Week 4 Date: Fri 19/04/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: W 8-3
Week 4 Date: Sat 20/04/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: W 5-3
Week 4 Date: Sat 20/04/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: L 2-3
Week 4 Date: Sun 21/04/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: L 3-6
Week 5 Date: Tue 23/04/2024 Opponent: Houston Astros Result: W 7-2
Week 5 Date: Wed 24/04/2024 Opponent: Houston Astros Result: W 4-3
Week 5 Date: Thu 25/04/2024 Opponent: Houston Astros Result: W 3-1
Week 5 Date: Fri 26/04/2024 Opponent: Boston Red Sox Result: W 7-1
Week 5 Date: Sat 27/04/2024 Opponent: Boston Red Sox Result: L 0-17
Week 5 Date: Sun 28/04/2024 Opponent: Boston Red Sox Result: L 4-5
Week 6 Date: Mon 29/04/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: W 3-1
Week 6 Date: Tue 30/04/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: L 2-4
Week 6 Date: Wed 01/05/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: W 1-0
Week 6 Date: Thu 02/05/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: L 6-7
Week 6 Date: Fri 03/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: L 1-3
Week 6 Date: Sat 04/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: W 6-5
Week 6 Date: Sun 05/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: W 5-0
Week 7 Date: Mon 06/05/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 3-6
Week 7 Date: Tue 07/05/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: W 3-2
Week 7 Date: Wed 08/05/2024 Opponent: San Diego Padres Result: L 0-3
Week 7 Date: Fri 10/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: W 7-2
Week 7 Date: Sat 11/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: L 9-10
Week 7 Date: Sun 12/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: W 5-4
Week 8 Date: Mon 13/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: L 0-2
Week 8 Date: Tue 14/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: L 0-7
Week 8 Date: Wed 15/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: W 7-1
Week 8 Date: Thu 16/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: L 4-5
Week 8 Date: Fri 17/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: L 3-9
Week 8 Date: Sat 18/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: W 1-0
Week 8 Date: Sun 19/05/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: L 2-3
Week 9 Date: Tue 21/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: W 4-3
Week 9 Date: Wed 22/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: L 2-9
Week 9 Date: Thu 23/05/2024 Opponent: Atlanta Braves Result: L 0-3
Week 9 Date: Sat 25/05/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 6-7
Week 9 Date: Sun 26/05/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 3-4
Week 10 Date: Mon 27/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: L 1-5
Week 10 Date: Tue 28/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: W 6-3
Week 10 Date: Wed 29/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: L 6-10
Week 10 Date: Thu 30/05/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: L 4-6
Week 10 Date: Fri 31/05/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: L 4-5
Week 10 Date: Sat 01/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: W 7-5
Week 10 Date: Sun 02/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: L 2-5
Week 11 Date: Tue 04/06/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: W 7-6
Week 11 Date: Wed 05/06/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: W 7-6
Week 11 Date: Thu 06/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: L 4-8
Week 11 Date: Fri 07/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: L 2-3
Week 11 Date: Sat 08/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: L 3-4
Week 11 Date: Sun 09/06/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: W 4-2
Week 12 Date: Tue 11/06/2024 Opponent: Tampa Bay Rays Result: L 2-5
Week 12 Date: Wed 12/06/2024 Opponent: Tampa Bay Rays Result: W 4-3
Week 12 Date: Thu 13/06/2024 Opponent: Tampa Bay Rays Result: L 2-3
Week 12 Date: Fri 14/06/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 0-3
Week 12 Date: Sat 15/06/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: W 5-1
Week 12 Date: Sun 16/06/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: L 1-2
Week 13 Date: Mon 17/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 13 Date: Tue 18/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 13 Date: Wed 19/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 13 Date: Fri 21/06/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: TBD
Week 13 Date: Sat 22/06/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: TBD
Week 13 Date: Sun 23/06/2024 Opponent: NY Mets Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Mon 24/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Tue 25/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Wed 26/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Thu 27/06/2024 Opponent: San Francisco Giants Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Fri 28/06/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Sat 29/06/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 14 Date: Sun 30/06/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Tue 02/07/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Wed 03/07/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Thu 04/07/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Fri 05/07/2024 Opponent: LA Angels Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Sat 06/07/2024 Opponent: LA Angels Result: TBD
Week 15 Date: Sun 07/07/2024 Opponent: LA Angels Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Tue 09/07/2024 Opponent: Baltimore Orioles Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Wed 10/07/2024 Opponent: Baltimore Orioles Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Thu 11/07/2024 Opponent: Baltimore Orioles Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Fri 12/07/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Sat 13/07/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Sat 13/07/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 16 Date: Sun 14/07/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 17 Date: Fri 19/07/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: TBD
Week 17 Date: Sat 20/07/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: TBD
Week 17 Date: Sun 21/07/2024 Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Mon 22/07/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Tue 23/07/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Wed 24/07/2024 Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Fri 26/07/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Sat 27/07/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: TBD
Week 18 Date: Sun 28/07/2024 Opponent: Kansas City Royals Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Mon 29/07/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Tue 30/07/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Wed 31/07/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Thu 01/08/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Fri 02/08/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Sat 03/08/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 19 Date: Sun 04/08/2024 Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: TBD
Week 20 Date: Mon 05/08/2024 Opponent: Minnesota Twins Result: TBD
Week 20 Date: Tue 06/08/2024 Opponent: Minnesota Twins Result: TBD
Week 20 Date: Wed 07/08/2024 Opponent: Minnesota Twins Result: TBD
Week 20 Date: Fri 09/08/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: TBD
Week 20 Date: Sat 10/08/2024 Opponent: Chi. White Sox Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Mon 12/08/2024 Opponent: Cleveland Guardians Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Tue 13/08/2024 Opponent: Cleveland Guardians Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Wed 14/08/2024 Opponent: Cleveland Guardians Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Fri 16/08/2024 Opponent: Toronto Blue Jays Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Sat 17/08/2024 Opponent: Toronto Blue Jays Result: TBD
Week 21 Date: Sun 18/08/2024 Opponent: Toronto Blue Jays Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Tue 20/08/2024 Opponent: Detroit Tigers Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Wed 21/08/2024 Opponent: Detroit Tigers Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Thu 22/08/2024 Opponent: Detroit Tigers Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Fri 23/08/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Sat 24/08/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: TBD
Week 22 Date: Sun 25/08/2024 Opponent: Miami Marlins Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Mon 26/08/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Tue 27/08/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Wed 28/08/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Fri 30/08/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Sat 31/08/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 23 Date: Sun 01/09/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Mon 02/09/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Tue 03/09/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Wed 04/09/2024 Opponent: Pittsburgh Pirates Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Fri 06/09/2024 Opponent: NY Yankees Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Sat 07/09/2024 Opponent: NY Yankees Result: TBD
Week 24 Date: Sun 08/09/2024 Opponent: NY Yankees Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Mon 09/09/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Tue 10/09/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Wed 11/09/2024 Opponent: LA Dodgers Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Fri 13/09/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Sat 14/09/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: TBD
Week 25 Date: Sun 15/09/2024 Opponent: Colorado Rockies Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Mon 16/09/2024 Opponent: Oakland Athletics Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Tue 17/09/2024 Opponent: Oakland Athletics Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Wed 18/09/2024 Opponent: Oakland Athletics Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Thu 19/09/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Fri 20/09/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Sat 21/09/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 26 Date: Sun 22/09/2024 Opponent: Washington Nationals Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Mon 23/09/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Tue 24/09/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Wed 25/09/2024 Opponent: Philadelphia Phillies Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Fri 27/09/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Sat 28/09/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD
Week 27 Date: Sun 29/09/2024 Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: TBD

Chicago Cubs [year] Odds

Odds to Win
World Series

+3000

Odds to Win
National League

+1600

Odds to Win
Division

+260

Seasons Win

77.5-115 Over
77.5-105 Under