Kyle Hendricks Cubs at Home vs San Diego Padres in MLB Betting Odds Clash
The Chicago Cubs will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the San Diego Padres pay a visit to Wrigley Field.
Chicago hands the ball to starter Kyle Hendricks in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. San Diego counters with Eric Stults, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.
Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 3.4-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
40-57 Chicago battles the Padres, currently with a 43-55 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Diego injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 27 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 15 (San Diego Padres) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 26-ranked scoring average of 3.87 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 30 and scoring 2.97 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.07 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (6.97 per nine innings).
San Diego brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 18-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
San Diego won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Mets on July 20. Bettors who backed the Padres at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Diego got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over New York on Sunday at PETCO Park behind starter Odrisamer Despaigne.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -102 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago suffered a 3-2 loss against Arizona on Sunday, as Jake Arrieta wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Chase Field.
San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
San Diego at Chicago, Wednesday, July 23rd