MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Wrigley Field will be treated to a game between the San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs when they take their seats on Monday.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Clayton Richard in this game. Richard has a 0-2 record and a 7.94 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Cubs will be Jeff Samardzija. The righthander has a 3.03 ERA to go along with a 1-4 record this season.
The Padres were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Chicago was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Miami at +101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
San Diego has won 4 straight games.
San Diego: 9-15 SU
Chicago: 9-15 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
Chi Cubs home to San Diego, Tuesday, April 30