San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs


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Today’s matchup is between the San Diego Padres (34-21) and the Chicago Cubs (30-23). The Padres have won 3 of their last 5 games & the Cubs have won 4 of their last 5 games.

The Padres are starting Ryan Weathers (LHP), on the mound who is 2-1 on the season pitching a 1.31 ERA, 3.73 FIP, .243 wOBA, K% of 20.6%, BB% of 8.4%, 91.2 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.90 WHIP in 34.1 innings pitched.

The Cubs are starting Kyle Hendricks (RHP), who is 5-4 on the season with a 4.63 ERA, 5.42 FIP, .370 wOBA, K% of 18.9%, BB% of 4.4%, 87.2 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.42 WHIP in 56.1 innings pitched.

The Padres are 7th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Cubs are 2nd.

On the hitting side, the Padres have a .312 wOBA and a .326 OBP. The Cubs have a .319 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Padres have 53 HRs this season while the Cubs have 62 HRs.

The Cubs have the better relieving & hitting team while the Padres have the much better starting pitcher in Ryan Weathers. It should be a close game but I'm siding with the Padres in this game.

  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 11 games.
  • San Diego are 13-4 SU in their last 17 games.
  • San Diego are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against Chi Cubs.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games.
  • Chi Cubs are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games against San Diego.