San Diego Padres at Chicago Cubs Betting Lines and Pick

San Diego Padres

vs

Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

Tsuyoshi wada gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Ian Kennedy brings a 7-9 ledger to the game for the San Diego Padres as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

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Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.4-3.2 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.4-3.2 result in favor of the Cubs today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (40-57) will face the 43-55 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Diego injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 27 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the San Diego Padres sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

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How San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.87 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.42 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.07 hits per game so far, more than San Diego Padres batters have averaged on the year (6.97 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Padres own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, San Diego was a 6-0 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at -134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Padres were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 6-0 to the Cubs on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

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