Chicago favored by -150 against San Diego on Monday
San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The San Diego Padres will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Monday in baseball odds action.
Chicago hands the ball to starter Carlos Zambrano in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-0 mark on the year. San Diego counters with Tim Stauffer, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.
Sportsbooks had installed the Cubs as -150 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 999 before betting started to move the line.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its National League No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4.5 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 13 lineup of the Padres at 3.6 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, San Diego owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.1 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
The Padres were an 8-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. The Padres grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brett Myers and the Astros 8-6 on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 9-5 result against the Rockies on April 17. Bettors who backed the Rockies at -114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago suffered a 9-5 loss against Colorado on Sunday, as Ryan Dempster wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Coors Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 2-8
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 3-7
After a loss are 9-1
A few Padres at Cubs trends to consider:
San Diego is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
San Diego is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games when playing San Diego
San Diego at Chi Cubs, Tuesday, April 19