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MLB BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres

The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at PETCO Park.

Edwin Jackson will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Righthander Jackson is 7-13 this season with a 4.89 ERA.

Starting this game for the Padres will be Edinson Volquez. The righthander has a 5.72 ERA to go along with a 9-10 record this season.

In their last action, Chicago was a 5-4 loser at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Washington at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Padres were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +118 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 54-73 SU
San Diego: 57-70 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing San Diego
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 2-5 SU in their last 7 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 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
San Diego home to Chi Cubs, Saturday, August 24