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Chicago Cubs

vs

San Diego Padres
Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:10 PM ET
PETCO Park

The San Diego Padres will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago Cubs invade PETCO Park on Thursday.

San Diego sends Eric Stults out against Jake Arrieta for the Chicago Cubs in this game. Stults is 2-4 with a 4.50 ERA on the season, while Arrieta is 0-0 on the year and has a 2.70 ERA.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the San Diego Padres in this matchup found them as -149 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-3.1 victory for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

San Diego (21-26) will face the 16-28 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked San Diego Padres and the No. 10-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

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How Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up San Diego Padres No. 30 ranked offense (3.02 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 3.95 runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have been averaging 7.36 hits per game, less than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.16 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.05 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Yankees at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at +100 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cubs got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against New York on Wednesday; it was a 4-2 final at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Twins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +127 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. San Diego didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Philip Hughes in a losing cause, 2-0, against Minnesota on Wednesday.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing San Diego
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games at home
San Diego is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at San Diego, Friday, May 23rd

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