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The San Diego Padres and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Wrigley Field.
Eric Stults will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Lefthander Stults is 2-2 this season with a 5.67 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cubs will be Travis Wood. The lefthander has a 2.25 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
In their last action, San Diego was a 6-2 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
San Diego: 10-17 SU
Chicago: 11-16 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
San Diego is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
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
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
San Diego home to Arizona, Friday, May 3
Chi Cubs home to Cincinnati, Friday, May 3