Padres Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 16, 2022

Written By Staff on June 16, 2022

The Chicago Cubs (23-39) carry a nine-game losing streak into a contest against the San Diego Padres (40-24) on Thursday at 2:20 PM ET. Joe Musgrove starts for San Diego (-189 to win) while Chicago (+159) will counter with Matt Swarmer.

The insights in this article reflect odds as of June 16, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET.

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Padres vs Cubs Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Musgrove (SD) Pitcher Swarmer (CHC)
7 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
72.0 IP 17.0
1.50 ERA 4.24
0.931 WHIP 1.000
9 K/9 7.9
2 BB/9 1.6

Padres Probable Starter Joe Musgrove

  • Musgrove gets the start for the Padres, his 12th of the season. He is 7-0 with a 1.50 ERA and 72 strikeouts through 72 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance was on Saturday against the Colorado Rockies, when he went 6 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing four hits.
  • The 29-year-old has put together a 1.50 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings across 11 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .195 to opposing hitters.
  • Musgrove is looking to claim his 12th straight quality start in this matchup.
  • The opposing Cubs offense has the 14th-ranked slugging percentage (.394) and ranks 17th in MLB play with 63 home runs. It has a collective .243 batting average, and is 13th in MLB with 510 total hits and 20th in MLB action scoring 264 runs.
  • The 29-year-old ranks second in ERA (1.50), seventh in WHIP (.931), and 22nd in K/9 (9) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 16, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Musgrove

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jason Heyward 15 .267 4 0 0 .389 .656
Willson Contreras 8 .375 3 0 0 .444 .819
Yan Gomes 8 .375 3 1 4 .500 1.500
Ian Happ 7 .429 3 0 2 .429 1.143
Andrelton Simmons 7 .429 3 1 1 .429 1.429
Rafael Ortega 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Jonathan Villar 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Nico Hoerner 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cubs Probable Starter Matt Swarmer

  • The Cubs will send Swarmer (1-1) to the mound for his fourth start this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up six earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the New York Yankees.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in three games this season with an ERA of 4.24, a 5 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.000.
  • He has started three games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in two of them.
  • The Padres rank 15th in MLB with a .242 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 25th in the league (.375) and 52 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 16, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Swarmer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres have a 27-15 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 64.3% of those games).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -189 or shorter, San Diego has a record of 6-2 (75%).
  • The Padres have an implied moneyline win probability of 65.4% in this game.
  • In the 64 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Diego, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 29 times (29-33-2).
  • The Padres have gone 35-29-0 ATS this season.
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Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have won 16, or 37.2%, of the 43 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Chicago has a record of 2-6 when they’re set as an underdog of +159 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 38.6% chance to win.
  • So far this season, Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 30 of their 62 games with a total.
  • The Cubs have an ATS record of 31-31-0 in 62 games with a spread this season.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Manny Machado has accumulated an on-base percentage of .396, a slugging percentage of .536, and has 77 hits, all club-highs for the Padres. He’s batting .322 with 16 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 29 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Machado’s batting average ranks seventh, his on-base percentage ranks ninth, and he is 12th in the league in slugging.
  • Jurickson Profar is hitting .253 with 16 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 34 walks.
  • Among qualified batters, Profar’s batting average ranks 81st, his on-base percentage ranks 44th, and he is 70th in the league in slugging.
  • Jake Cronenworth is hitting .245 with 15 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 27 walks.
  • Eric Hosmer has 12 doubles, four home runs and 21 walks while batting .280.

Padres Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 245 .245 39 6 39 .331 .727
Manny Machado 239 .322 46 11 42 .396 .932
Jurickson Profar 237 .253 42 7 34 .348 .774
Eric Hosmer 218 .280 21 4 29 .342 .732
Trent Grisham 206 .189 23 4 24 .288 .604
Ha-Seong Kim 194 .222 26 4 23 .314 .670
Luke Voit 169 .237 24 8 28 .318 .750
Austin Nola 145 .228 17 1 15 .304 .580
Jorge Alfaro 109 .284 17 5 16 .322 .808
Jose Azocar 81 .247 9 0 5 .303 .612

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Willson Contreras has 52 hits and an OBP of .398, both of which are best among Chicago hitters this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Contreras is 39th in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and 11th in slugging percentage.
  • Ian Happ has an OPS of .846, fueled by an OBP of .383 and a team-best slugging percentage of .463 this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Happ ranks 33rd in batting average, 16th in on-base percentage and 37th in slugging percentage.
  • Frank Schwindel is batting .239 with a .389 slugging percentage and 32 RBI this year.
  • Patrick Wisdom has 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a batting average of .225 this season.

Cubs Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Frank Schwindel 226 .239 21 8 32 .284 .673
Patrick Wisdom 209 .225 32 12 31 .309 .768
Ian Happ 205 .283 30 7 30 .383 .846
Willson Contreras 188 .277 38 12 26 .398 .941
Nico Hoerner 162 .278 14 3 17 .304 .705
Rafael Ortega 144 .264 17 2 8 .357 .718
Jonathan Villar 129 .217 14 2 13 .259 .561
Christopher Morel 109 .275 19 4 13 .355 .841
Jason Heyward 109 .211 13 1 9 .283 .577
Yan Gomes 91 .253 8 3 8 .269 .665

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