Padres visit Chicago Cubs in MLB clash
San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The Chicago Cubs host San Diego on Wednesday, looking to build on their 8-8 mark against the 7-9 Padres in MLB betting action at Wrigley Field.
Aaron Harang gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Padres on this day; he's 3-0 on the season. The Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with James Russel, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its National League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.2 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 15 lineup of the Padres at 3.4 runs per outing.
Chicago owns the National League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 2-rated defense.
A few Padres at Cubs trends to consider:
San Diego4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
San Diego is 4-8-1 SU in its last 13 games ,
San Diego is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,on the road
San Diego is 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing San Diego
Chi Cubs are 5-10-1 SU in their last 16 games ,when playing San Diego
Chi Cubs are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing at home against San Diego
San Diego home to Philadelphia, Thursday, April 21
Chi Cubs home to LA Dodgers, Friday, April 22