Marlins Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 6, 2022

Written By Staff on August 5, 2022

The Miami Marlins (48-58) and the Chicago Cubs (42-63) square off on Saturday at 2:20 PM ET. Pablo Lopez gets the starting nod for Miami (-113 to win), and Drew Smyly is Chicago’s (-105) choice to start.

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of August 6, 2022 at 1:29 PM ET.

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Marlins vs Cubs Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

López (MIA) Pitcher Smyly (CHC)
7 – 6 W/L 3 – 6
118.2 IP 59.0
3.41 ERA 4.42
1.121 WHIP 1.339
9 K/9 7.3
2.7 BB/9 2.1

Marlins Probable Starter Pablo López

  • Lopez (7-6 with a 3.41 ERA and 119 strikeouts in 118 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Marlins, his 22nd of the season.
  • The righty last appeared on Sunday against the New York Mets, when he tossed 2 2/3 innings, allowing six earned runs while giving up 12 hits.
  • In 21 games this season, the 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.41, with 9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .223 against him.
  • Lopez is looking to pick up his ninth quality start of the season.
  • He meets a Cubs offense that ranks 22nd in the league with 435 runs while batting .242 as a squad. It has a collective .390 slugging percentage (15th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 103 home runs (18th in MLB).
  • The 26-year-old ranks 31st in ERA (3.41), 24th in WHIP (1.121), and 15th in K/9 (9) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 1:29 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs López

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yan Gomes 11 .000 0 0 0 .083 .083
Ian Happ 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willson Contreras 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Rafael Ortega 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cubs Probable Starter Drew Smyly

  • The Cubs will send Smyly (3-6) to the mound for his 14th start this season.
  • The left-hander gave up five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Francisco Giants.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 4.42 and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .271 in 13 games this season.
  • In 13 starts this season, he’s earned one quality start.
  • The Marlins rank 22nd in MLB with a .236 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 27th in the league (.371) and 98 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 6, 2022 at 1:29 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Marlins Stats vs Smyly

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jesús Aguilar 8 .500 4 0 1 .500 1.000
Miguel Rojas 6 .167 1 0 1 .167 .334
Jacob Stallings 5 .400 2 2 5 .500 2.100
Luke Williams 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Joey Wendle 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Garrett Cooper 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Marlins Betting Trends

  • The Marlins have won 29 of the 49 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (59.2%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -113 or shorter, Miami has gone 26-18 (59.1%).
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Marlins a 53.1% chance to win.
  • Miami has played in 106 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 50 times (50-53-3).
  • The Marlins have put together a 47-59-0 record against the spread this season.
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Cubs Betting Trends

  • This season, the Cubs have been the underdog 75 times and won 29, or 38.7%, of those games.
  • This season, Chicago has won 27 of its 71 games, or 38%, when they’re the underdog by at least -105 on the moneyline.
  • The Cubs have a 51.2% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 105 games with a total this season.
  • The Cubs are 53-52-0 against the spread in their 105 chances this season.

Marlins Players to Watch

  • Miguel Rojas is batting .235 with 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 19 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB play, Rojas ranks 119th in batting average, 141st in on-base percentage, and 139th in slugging.
  • Jesus Aguilar’s .389 slugging percentage leads his team, and he has 16 doubles, 13 home runs and 23 walks while batting .238.
  • Among qualified batters, Aguilar ranks 116th in batting average, 139th in on-base percentage, and 105th in slugging.
  • Garrett Cooper is batting .275 with 22 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 28 walks. He has racked up an on-base percentage of .344 and has 84 hits, both team-high numbers for the Marlins.
  • Joey Wendle is batting .267 with 13 doubles, two home runs and 10 walks.

Marlins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jesús Aguilar 365 .238 34 13 43 .286 .675
Miguel Rojas 324 .235 27 6 28 .283 .623
Garrett Cooper 306 .275 28 7 42 .344 .766
Jacob Stallings 242 .207 20 2 23 .269 .529
Bryan De La Cruz 232 .207 22 7 21 .253 .594
Joey Wendle 195 .267 15 2 22 .311 .675
Nick Fortes 93 .269 22 4 15 .346 .808
Luke Williams 80 .262 16 1 6 .330 .680
JJ Bleday 45 .222 4 1 1 .271 .627
Lewin Diaz 38 .184 5 0 0 .279 .490

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Willson Contreras leads Chicago with 84 hits and an OBP of .367 this season.
  • Contreras is 80th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 29th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the majors.
  • Ian Happ has hit nine homers this season while driving in 46 runs. He’s batting .274 this season.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Happ is 43rd in batting average, 35th in on-base percentage and 66th in slugging percentage.
  • Nico Hoerner is batting .292 with a .412 slugging percentage and 33 RBI this year.
  • Patrick Wisdom is batting .222 with a .318 OBP and 52 RBI for Chicago this season.

Cubs Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ian Happ 369 .274 45 9 46 .355 .783
Patrick Wisdom 356 .222 53 20 52 .318 .770
Willson Contreras 332 .253 54 16 41 .367 .840
Nico Hoerner 318 .292 33 6 33 .335 .747
Frank Schwindel 266 .233 23 8 36 .280 .645
Rafael Ortega 251 .239 25 5 24 .329 .688
Christopher Morel 249 .261 40 9 30 .333 .787
Seiya Suzuki 234 .252 29 8 31 .327 .754
Yan Gomes 183 .224 15 5 14 .247 .591
Nick Madrigal 113 .230 9 0 2 .275 .532

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