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MLB Game Preview - Padres underdogs vs Cubs at Chicago

San Diego PadresChicago Cubs
April 19, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds

7-9TEAM RECORD8-8

The San Diego Padres will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

James Russel will take the mound for Chicago, and he'll carry a 0-1 record into the contest. Dustin Moseley gets the ball for San Diego; he's 0-3 so far this season.

View San Diego vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as -120 favorites. The total was set at 100.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the National League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 9.6 hits per game. The Padres average 7.1 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the National League list.

Defensively, San Diego features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.9 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.

San Diego lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Cubs on April 18. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego lost in extra innings against the Cubs on Monday as Chicago edged them 1-0 at Wrigley Field.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

A few Padres at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games at home

Next up:
San Diego at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, April 20

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