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2021 MLB Handicapping
Chicago Cubs (34-27) vs. San Diego Padres (37-26)
Date: Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
Time: 4:10 PM ET
Venue: Petco Park, San Diego, CA
Projected Pitchers: Jake Arrieta (CHI) vs Yu Darvish (SD)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +190 | Padres -210
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Padres -1.5 (-170)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 8
The San Diego Padres will host the Chicago Cubs in the finale of a three-game series, on Wednesday. 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.
Zach Davies allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings, Anthony Rizzo homered and drove in four runs, and Patrick Wisdom went deep again for the Chicago Cubs as they defeated the San Diego Padres 7-1 Tuesday night in game 2
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.
The Cubs are scheduled to start Jake Arrieta on Wednesday. In 11 starts this season, Arrieta is 5-6 with a 5.26 ERA and 1.49 WHIP. Arrieta was shelled last Friday for 6 runs in just 2 innings, taking the loss in a 8-5 Cubs defeated to the San Francisco Giants.
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.
Yu Darvish, a former Chicago Cub, will start for the Padres on Wednesday. Darvish is 6-1 on the season, with a 2.25 ERA and 0.93 WHIP. Yu Darvish has only allowed more than 2 earned runs in one of his last 11 starts.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 34-27 overall
- Cubs are 13-17 on the road
- Padres are 37-26 overall
- Padres are 21-13 at home
Free Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres MLB Prediction:
The San Diego Padres have a colossal advantage on the mound behind Yu Darvish, who is 4-1 with a 2.20 ERA at home this season, going against Jake Arrieta, who is 3-3 with a 7.24 ERA on the road.
Beyond the starters, the Padres also have the top bullpen in baseball with a 2.83 ERA, compared to 3.82 for the Cubs.
Overall this game has Padres all over it. Take San Diego in a runline rout.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Padres -1.5
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