Cubs Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 8, 2022

Written By Staff on June 8, 2022

The Baltimore Orioles (24-33) will try to finish off a sweep of a two-game series against the Chicago Cubs (23-33). The finale begins at 7:05 PM ET on Wednesday. Marcus Stroman starts for Chicago (-126 to win), and Jordan Lyles is Baltimore’s (+107) choice to start.

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET.

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Cubs vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Stroman (CHC) Pitcher Lyles (BAL)
3 – 5 W/L 3 – 4
47.1 IP 62.0
5.32 ERA 4.50
1.225 WHIP 1.484
8.6 K/9 7.8
2.3 BB/9 2.8

Cubs Probable Starter Marcus Stroman

  • The Cubs are sending Stroman (3-5) out to make his 10th start of the season. He is 3-5 with a 5.32 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 47 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals, when he tossed 4 2/3 innings, allowing nine earned runs while giving up 10 hits.
  • The 31-year-old has amassed a 5.32 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season, while giving up a batting average of .249 to his opponents.
  • Stroman is trying to secure his fourth quality start of the season in this matchup.
  • He will face an Orioles offense that ranks 17th in MLB with 440 total hits (on a .229 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .370 (24th in MLB) with 56 total home runs (16th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Stroman

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Trey Mancini 19 .368 7 0 2 .368 .894
Rougned Odor 10 .200 2 0 0 .333 .533
Cedric Mullins 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Robinson Chirinos 4 .250 1 1 1 .250 1.250
Austin Hays 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Anthony Santander 3 1.000 3 0 2 1.000 2.000
Ryan Mountcastle 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jorge Mateo 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Orioles Probable Starter Jordan Lyles

  • The Orioles will hand the ball to Lyles (3-4) for his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs and allowed nine hits in 5 2/3 innings pitched against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 4.50 and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .293 in 11 games this season.
  • In 11 starts this season, he’s earned four quality starts.
  • The Cubs rank 12th in MLB with a .244 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 14th in the league (.397) and 57 home runs.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this season, the 31-year-old ranks 50th in ERA (4.50), 59th in WHIP (1.484), and 35th in K/9 (7.8).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 8, 2022 at 5:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Lyles

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Willson Contreras 9 .556 5 3 7 .556 2.223
Jason Heyward 8 .500 4 1 1 .500 1.500
Andrelton Simmons 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Clint Frazier 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have won seven of the 17 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (41.2%).
  • Chicago is 5-8 (winning only 38.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -126 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Cubs a 55.8% chance to win.
  • In the 56 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Chicago, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-25-4).
  • The Cubs have a 30-26-0 record against the spread this season (covering 53.6% of the time).
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Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles have entered the game as underdogs 55 times this season and won 22, or 40%, of those games.
  • Baltimore has entered 49 games this season as the underdog by +107 or more and is 20-29 in those contests.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Orioles have a 48.3% chance to win.
  • Baltimore and its opponents have hit the over in 26 of their 57 games with a total this season.
  • The Orioles are 34-23-0 against the spread this season.

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Willson Contreras has accumulated 46 hits with a .403 on-base percentage, leading the Cubs in both categories. He’s batting .277 with 10 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Contreras ranks 41st in batting average, fifth in on base percentage, and 14th in slugging among the qualifying hitters in MLB action.
  • Ian Happ’s .445 slugging percentage leads his team, and he has 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 31 walks while hitting .269.
  • Among qualifying batters, Happ ranks 55th in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage, and 49th in slugging.
  • Happ enters this matchup on an eight-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .314 with four doubles, a triple, a home run, five walks and four RBI.
  • Frank Schwindel is hitting .239 with 10 doubles, eight home runs and 14 walks.
  • Patrick Wisdom is batting .222 with 12 doubles, 12 home runs and 21 walks.

Cubs Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Frank Schwindel 201 .239 20 8 30 .286 .694
Patrick Wisdom 189 .222 32 12 31 .305 .781
Ian Happ 182 .269 27 6 29 .373 .818
Willson Contreras 166 .277 35 10 23 .403 .933
Nico Hoerner 140 .293 12 3 16 .322 .729
Rafael Ortega 133 .263 17 2 8 .359 .727
Nick Madrigal 103 .214 8 0 2 .257 .500
Alfonso Rivas 93 .194 9 2 13 .296 .597
Jason Heyward 92 .217 12 0 7 .301 .573
Christopher Morel 84 .298 16 3 10 .381 .905

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Austin Hays leads Baltimore with 57 hits, batting .292 this season with 20 extra-base hits.
  • Hays is 23rd in batting average, 36th in on-base percentage and 32nd in slugging percentage among all hitters in the majors.
  • Trey Mancini has a slash line of .303/.374/.448 this season and a team-best OPS of .822.
  • Among all qualifying players, Mancini ranks 16th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage.
  • Anthony Santander is batting .231 with a .397 slugging percentage and 30 RBI this year.
  • Cedric Mullins has been key for Baltimore with 53 hits, an OBP of .298 plus a slugging percentage of .379.

Orioles Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 224 .237 29 6 20 .298 .677
Trey Mancini 201 .303 24 6 24 .374 .822
Anthony Santander 199 .231 26 9 30 .338 .735
Austin Hays 195 .292 27 7 30 .359 .826
Jorge Mateo 176 .210 15 4 15 .240 .592
Ryan Mountcastle 175 .257 20 8 25 .302 .731
Ramón Urías 173 .225 22 6 18 .273 .660
Rougned Odor 163 .221 22 6 26 .273 .690
Robinson Chirinos 98 .133 6 2 10 .232 .467
Tyler Nevin 66 .227 10 1 7 .307 .595

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