Edwin Jackson out to silence Padres bats in MLB contest
San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Chicago and San Diego on Tuesday, with the host Cubs trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Chicago hands the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-3 mark on the year. San Diego counters with Edinson Volquez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cubs rated this week at No. 8 and the Padres sitting at No. 14.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Padres rank No. 9 in the National League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 12 ranking in that category.
Chicago owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 14-rated defense.
San Diego was a 5-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as +150 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. San Diego didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-3 to Chicago on Monday at Wrigley Field.
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Padres at Cubs trends to consider:
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games
Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
San Diego at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, May 1