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
home runs in the second inning and Darwin Barney drove in two runs for the Cubs, who have won six of their last seven games against the Padres at home. The Cubs bullpen came through as Michael Bowden pitched a perfect sixth to get the win while Kevin Gregg set down the final four batters to notch his fourth save. The Padres visit Wrigley Field in Chicago for a 8:05pmET start on Tuesday.
TUESDAY MLB FREE PICK: CHICAGO CUBS -132