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2021 MLB Handicapping
Chicago Cubs (33-27) vs. San Diego Padres (37-25)
Date: Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, CA
Projected Pitchers: Zach Davies (NY) vs Dinelson Lamet (SD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +160 | Padres -175
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Padres -1.5 (-145)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 8
The San Diego Padres will host the Chicago Cubs in the second game of a three-game series, on Tuesday. The Cubs swept the Padres in a three-game series when these two clubs met at Wrigley Field last week.
The Cubs enter this series with a 33-26 record, currently first in the NL Central. The Padres are second in the NL West with a 36-25 record.
Manny Machado and Brian O’Grady each homered and had three RBI to lead the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 9-4 on Monday night in the opener of a three-game series.
After sweeping the Padres in 3 games last week, the Cubs followed that up by dropping 3 games against the San Francisco Giants before winning the series finale 4-3 on Sunday.
Patrick Wisdom went 2 for 4 with two home runs and three RBI to led the Cubs in the victory. Wisdom is now batting .412 with seven home runs and 10 RBI in just 34 at-bats this season.
Zach Davies has made six career starts against the Padres, going 4-0 with a 3.31 ERA in those matchups. In nine career starts at Petco Park, Davies is 6-2 with a 3.40 ERA.
San Diego Padres
The Padres have lost 6 of their last 8 games, and their last 2 games in a row, after falling to the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday.
San Diego is led by Fernando Tatis Jr. who is tied for second in MLB with 17 home runs and leads the team with 39 RBI and 13 stolen bases.
In three career starts versus the Cubs, Dinelson Lamet is 1-1 with a 3.86 ERA in 14 combined innings.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 33-27 overall
- Cubs are 12-17 on the road
- Padres are 37-25 overall
- Padres are 21-12 at home
Free Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres MLB Prediction:
Even after a poor start in his previous trip to the mound, Davies owns a strong 2.52 ERA over his last seven starts, spanning 35 ⅔ innings of work. The Cubs’ right-hander has allowed one run or fewer in five of his last seven starts.
He owns strong career numbers against the Padres and a stellar 3.40 ERA in nine career starts on the road at Petco Park.
Take Chicago to bounce back in game 2 after an ugly game 1.
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