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2022 MLB Handicapping
(10-198) Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres (20-11)
Date: Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
Time: 4:10 PM ET
Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, CA
Projected Pitchers: Undecided (CHI) vs. Nick Martinez (SD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +140 | Padres -160
MLB run line Betting Odds: Cubs +1.5 | Padres -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
The Chicago Cubs will take a trip across the country to take on the San Diego Padres in a three-game National League weekday series.
Kyle Hendricks came within one out of a three-hit shutout for the Cubs, who shut down the slumping Padres offense 6-0 Monday night to snap a season-high five-game losing streak.
Manny Machado hit a go-ahead double in the sixth inning and left fielder Jurickson Profar caught Frank Schwindel’s bases-loaded drive at the wall to seal a 5-4 Padres victory Tuesday night.
Chicago enters this series reeling after being dominated at home over the weekend by the league best Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs were outscored by an astounding 20-3 margin through three games.
Chicago has now lost 5 straight games and are just 2-8 in their last 10 games. The Cubs are 4th in the NL Central, only above the league worst Cincinnati Reds.
he Cubs offense has scored 103 runs with a .232 batting average and a .312 on base percentage. The Chicago pitching staff has a 4.35 ERA, a 1.33 WHIP, and a .247 opponent batting average this season.
The projected starter for Chicago is Kyle Hendricks, who is 1-3 with a 5.64 ERA and a 1.48 WHIP over 30.1 innings pitched this season.
San Diego Padres
San Diego enters after a lengthy four-game weekend set against the Marlins at home. The Padres had a successful series, winning 3 of the 4 games despite actually being outscored 12-8 on the weekend.
The Padres find themselves atop the National League once again with a 19-10 record. They sit at 2nd place in the NL West, only behind the league-best Los Angeles Dodgers.
Excluding Sunday’s closer at Petco Park, the Padres have scored only 15 runs over their previous five outings while posting a terrible .172/.289/.267 slash line. On the pitching side of things, the Padres have registered a 3.56 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, and .216 batting average against.
MacKenzie Gore is expected to take the hill Monday, and the 23-year-old rookie is 2-0 with a sparkly 1.71 ERA and 1.19 WHIP in four starts and 21 innings of work in 2022.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 5-9 ATS on the road
- Cubs O/U are 6-8 on the road
- Padres are 7-9 ATS at home
- Padres O/U are 5-11 at home
Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres MLB Prediction:
Chicago comes into this game after being absolutely dominated by the Dodgers over the weekend, while San Diego is coming off of a nice series win against the Marlins despite low scoring performances by the offense.
San Diego’s offense has been slumping terribly over the last week but I expect them to put up enough runs in this one to win,
Take the Padres.
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