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Chicago Cubs Favored by -225 Against San Diego Padres on Wednesday

The Chicago Cubs pay a visit to San Diego on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Padres bats in baseball betting action at PETCO Park.

The San Diego Padres will rely on Paul Clemens to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Hendricks will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Paul Clemens is 2-2 this season, and Kyle Hendricks is 11-7.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as favorites of -225 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.6-3.1 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

53-73 San Diego battles the Cubs, currently with a 80-45 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked San Diego Padres and the No. 1-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has baseball's No. 20-rated offensive output, at 8.01 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.78 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.95 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago rolled to a 5-3 win against San Diego on Tuesday, as J Arrieta and the Cubs' bats led the team to victory at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Chi Cubs is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
  • Chi Cubs is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • San Diego is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • San Diego is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Los Angeles, Friday, August 26th
San Diego at Miami, Friday, August 26th