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San Diego Padres Face the Chicago Cubs Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The visiting San Diego Padres hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to pick up a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

Drew Pomeranz, with a record of 3-3 on the season, gets the ball for the San Diego Padres, while the Chicago Cubs trot John Lackey to the mound in this one. He is 4-1 so far in 2016.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.2-2.7 victory for the Cubs. 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

Chicago (25-6) will face the 13-20 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Diego injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 1 and the San Diego Padres at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.06 hits per game. The San Diego Padres average 7.91 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Defensively, San Diego features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.07 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Diego suffered a 8-7 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, as Cesar Vargas wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • San Diego is 2-8-1 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 8-0-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Milwaukee, Thursday, May 12th
Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Friday, May 13th