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Jon Lester Cubs at Home vs San Diego Padres in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and San Diego on Monday, with the host Cubs trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Clayton Richard, with a record of 5-7 on the season, gets the ball for the San Diego Padres, while the Chicago Cubs trot Jon Lester to the mound in this one. He is 4-4 so far in 2017.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.0 victory for the Cubs. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 34-34 heading into this matchup, while the San Diego Padres sit at 28-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Diego injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 25-rated San Diego Padres in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 14-rated offense, averaging 4.75 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres defense that ranks No. 26 at 5.27 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.09 hits per game so far, more than San Diego Padres batters have averaged on the year (7.56 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, San Diego owns the No. 24-rated road mark, allowing 5.49 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres hope to make more contact than they did in their start against J Nelson, who struck out 10 batters in 2-1 loss on Sunday at Miller Park.

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 7-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday at PNC Park behind starter J Lackey.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 12 games
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi Cubs's last 23 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Chicago, Tuesday, June 20th

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