Chicago sends Jeff Samardzija vs Eric Stults in Cubs vs Padres game
San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds
Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting San Diego Padres on Tuesday.
Jeff Samardzija gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 4-3 mark. In the other dugout, Eric Stults brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Padres as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as -140 favorites. The total was set at 999.
This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 12 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Padres, who rate a National League No. 16 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Padres rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.3 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 11-7 result against the Cubs on May 28. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (18) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Padres endured a 11-7 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Monday, with Jeff Suppan throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Wrigley Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few Padres at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs' last 15 games at home
San Diego at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, May 30