San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Betting Matchup Report
Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Odds
PETCO Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Diego Padres and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Chris Rusin gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cubs on this day; he's 2-3 on the season. The Padres, meanwhile, will counter with Andrew Cashner, who will be looking to improve on his 8-8 mark.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Padres at No. 15 in the National League and the Cubs at No. 12 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, San Diego owns the No. 9 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.4 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8.2 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Diego has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
The Cubs were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cubs grabbed a win last time out, defeating Eric Stults and the Padres 3-2 on Saturday at PETCO Park.
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Cubs at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing San Diego
San Diego is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at LA Dodgers, Monday, August 26
San Diego at Arizona, Monday, August 26