|MLB Padres vs. Cubs Picks & Predictions for April 30, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:45|
Padres vs. Cubs Free Pick
CHICAGO, IL (ATS Consultants) – The Cubs will look to win their fifth game in their last six contests when they host the Padres tonight at 8:05PM ET.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cubs opened as -137 money line favorites but the line has dropped down to -132. On the other side, the Padres have gone from +126 down to +122 underdogs. San Diego is 9-16 overall and 4-9 on the road, while Chicago is 10-15 overall and 4-5 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 53% of the betting public currently favors Chicago. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Chicago. According to latest MLB trends, San Diego is 2-8 last 10 following a loss, 1-4 last 5 as a dog of +110 to +150, 0-5 last Volquez's road starts, 4-12 last 16 after allowing 5 runs or more in their previous game and 2-6 last 8 as dog. Chicago Cubs are 11-5 last 16 as a favorite of -110 to -150, 4-0 last 4 at home in series and 4-1 last 5 as a favorite.
The San Diego Padres (9-16, 4-9 road, 12-12 O/U) won four of their last five. Chicago Cubs (10-15, 4-5 home, 8-17 O/U) won four of their last five game as well. The Cubs will send Edwin Jackson to the mound (0-3, 4.76 ERA) against Edinson Volquez (1-3, 6.39 ERA). Jackson has recorded two straight quality starts but has yet to pick up a win. He held Miami to three runs over six innings last Thursday. He is 0-3 with a 4.32 ERA in eight games vs. San Diego. The Cubs took the opener as Scott Hairston and Cody Ransom hit back-to- back
TUESDAY MLB FREE PICK: CHICAGO CUBS -132