Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Prediction 4/10/2024

The Chicago Cubs (7-4) travel to face off against the San Diego Padres (6-8) on Wednesday, April 10th. This game will be played at PETCO Park in San Diego and televised on MARQ. The Cubs are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Padres are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Padres. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Cubs vs Padres

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The Cubs and Padres wrapped up their most recent game of this series, with the Cubs picking up a 5-1 win on the road. Heading into the game, the Padres were the favorite at -143 on the money line.

Drew Smyly got the win for the Cubs, while Joe Musgrove took the loss for the Padres. Ben Brown started the game for Chicago, going 4 2/3 innings and not giving up a run. However, he didn’t go deep enough to qualify for the win. Instead, it was Smyly, who went one inning out of the bullpen.

Offensively, the Cubs did most of their damage in the 5th inning, scoring five runs. Christopher Morel and Yan Gomes each homered and combined for five RBIs. The Padres only run came on a homer from Eguy Rosario.

Chicago is off to a solid start this season, going 7-4 through their first 11 games. They are currently third in the NL Central, 1.5 games behind the Brewers for the division lead. The Cubs have been good at home, going 5-1, but have struggled a bit on the road, posting a 2-3 record.

Chicago has been solid in day games this season, going 5-2, and they have been good as favorites, going 3-0. Overall, they are 4-4 as the underdog and are 2-3 on the road as the underdog.

The Cubs have been a solid run line bet this season, going 8-3 overall. They have been particularly strong on the road, where they are 4-1 against the run line. Their average run differential on the season is +1.7 runs per game, and they have covered the run line in three straight games as the underdog.

The Chicago Cubs have played 11 games this season, and their over/under record is 7-4. The average over/under line in their games has been 8 runs. When the line has been set at 8 runs, the over/under record is 0-2. Overall, the Cubs’ games have had an average of 11.2 runs per game. The over/under line for today’s game against the Padres is set at 8 runs.

Kyle Hendricks Gets The Start For The Cubs

Kyle Hendricks will be making his third start of the season, and it will be on the road against the Padres. He has taken the loss in each of his first two starts, giving up 5 runs in 4 innings vs. the Dodgers and 5 runs in 3 2/3 innings against the Rangers.

Cubs Offense Breakdown

For the Cubs, we like Seiya Suzuki to have a good game at the plate. His total hits projection is 12th best in the league today and he has the highest home run projection on the team and 7th best in the league. Cody Bellinger is our 2nd best hitter in terms of total hits on the team and has the 13th best home run projection in the league.

San Diego is currently in 3rd place in the NL West, four games behind the Dodgers. They have a record of 6-8 and have gone 4-5 against division opponents. The Padres are currently in the middle of a series with the Cubs, and they are 1-3-1 in series this season.

So far this season, the Padres have struggled at home, going 4-6, but they have been better on the road, going 2-2. Overall, they are 4-5 when favored and 2-3 when the underdog.

San Diego has been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 6-8 overall. They have been especially good on the run line on the road, going 4-0. They have been a poor bet at home, going just 2-8 on the run line. They have been a better bet as the underdog, going 4-1 on the run line.

The Padres have gone under in 6 of their 13 games this season, including the last two games against the Cubs. Their games have averaged 6 runs per game, and the over/under line for today’s game is 8 runs.

Dylan Cease Gets The Start For The Padres

Dylan Cease will be making his 3rd start of the season for the Padres, and he is coming off a 6-inning outing against the Giants in which he took a no-decision. In that start, he struck out 7 and allowed 2 earned runs. His first start of the season was a loss to the Giants, where he went 4 2/3 innings.

Padres Offense Breakdown

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Our player props model is giving Manny Machado the 3rd highest hits projection on the Padres, and his home run projection is the best on the team and 13th best in the league today. Xander Bogaerts is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with the 14th best total in the league today. His home run projection is 4th on the team and 18th in the league. Fernando Tatis Jr. is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projection and 15th in the league. Luis Campusano is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projection and 15th in the league.


Cubs vs Padres Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Cubs vs. Padres matchup is to take the Padres on the money line at -147. We have the Padres winning this one by a score of 6-5. As for the Cubs, they are projected to finish with nine hits compared to the Padres with nine.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Dylan Cease is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the highest among all starters today. As for Kyle Hendricks, he is projected to finish with just three strikeouts, which ranks near the bottom.

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