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The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at PETCO Park.
The Cubs will give the ball to starter Jason Hammel in this one. Right hander Hammel is 5-2 this season with a 2.91 ERA.
It'll be Ian Kennedy toeing the rubber for the Padres in this contest. Right hander Kennedy is 2-6 with a 3.79 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Padres as -131-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total opened at 6.5
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Padres. Bettors on Chicago at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 18-29
Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing San Diego
Team record: 22-28
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Diego is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at San Francisco Monday, May 26
San Diego at Arizona Monday, May 26