MLB spring training starts next week which means plenty of betting opportunities. One team that should draw a lot of interest is the Chicago Cubs who are off of last year's historic World Series title. The Cubs are obviously in position to contend again in 2017 and Joe Maddon has already made it clear that they won't attempt to
. Note that in Maddon's first season in Chicago, the Cubs went 15-17 in spring training and only 11-19 in 2016.
“I’m going to be really aware of resting people,” Maddon said at the winter fan convention. “I am. You hear me say it all the time. There are natural reasons built in to rest people. I really want to be cognizant from the beginning of not stepping on anyone too hard.”