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MLB Odds Betting - San Diego Padres Underdogs vs Cubs at Chicago

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting San Diego Padres on Tuesday.

Cesar Vargas gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the San Diego Padres on Tuesday; he's 3-1 on the season. The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Jon Lester, who will be looking to improve on his 2-2 mark.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.6-2.6 win for the Cubs on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 24-6 heading into this matchup, while the San Diego Padres sit at 13-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Diego injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 1 and the San Diego Padres sitting at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 1-rated offense, averaging 6.13 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres defense that ranks No. 19 at 4.47 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.97 hits per game so far, more than San Diego Padres batters have averaged on the year (7.91 hits per game).

Defensively, San Diego features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.77 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.29 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres hope to make more contact than they did in their start against M Harvey, who struck out 10 batters in 4-3 loss on Sunday at PETCO Park.

Chicago needed extra innings to get the job done against the Nationals on Sunday as the Cubs defeated them 4-3 at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 2-7-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • San Diego is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • San Diego is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 7-0-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 3-5-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Diego
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Chicago, Wednesday, May 11th