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Tim Stauffer Padres at Home vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Chicago Cubs


San Diego Padres
Friday, May 23, 2014 10:10 PM ET

MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres battle on Friday at PETCO Park as the Padres try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Edwin Jackson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on this Friday; he's 3-3 on the season. The San Diego Padres, meanwhile, will counter with Tim Stauffer, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Opening Odds and Betting Line

San Diego was a -141 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 3.7-3. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Diego Padres sport a record of 21-27 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 17-28 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the San Diego Padres at No. 17 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 10 heading into this contest.

How Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Stats Matchup

The game also pits San Diego Padres No. 30-rated offense, averaging 2.98 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 12 at 3.89 in runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have averaged 7.35 hits per game so far, less than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.13 hits per game).

Chicago brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Padres's No. 5-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Padres on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +127 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago rolled to a 5-1 win against San Diego on Thursday, as Jake Arrieta and the Cubs' bats led the team to victory at PETCO Park.

Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing San Diego
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at San Diego, Saturday, May 24th