Cubs vs. Padres MLB Prediction
The Cubs had a rough weekend in San Francisco but they did salvage one game in the series with a win on Sunday. On Monday night they’ll open a new series in San Diego against the Padres at 10:10 p.m. ET. Will Chicago pull off the upset?
901 Chicago Cubs (+117) at 902 San Diego Padres (-126); o/u 7.5
10:10 p.m. ET, Monday, June 7, 2021
Petco Park, San Diego, CA
Chicago Cubs DFS Spin
Patrick Wisdom went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in a 4-3 win over the Giants on Sunday. Wisdom launched a 105.6 mile per hour blast to center field in the second inning off of Johnny Cueto to score the first run for the Cubs. With a man on base in the fourth, he did it again. Sending a ball 108.3 miles per hour deep to center field to tie the game. The 29-year-old third baseman is up to seven homers with a .412/.444/.1.088 triple-slash and 10 RBI over just 36 plate appearances. Wisdom's 36.1 percent strikeout rate and .500 BABIP suggests what he's doing is not sustainable to this degree.
San Diego Padres DFS Spin
Tommy Pham went 1-for-3 with a double, one RBI, two stolen bases, and two walks against the Mets on Sunday. Pham filled up the stat sheet on Sunday despite the Padres scoring only two runs against the Mets. He drew a walk in the third inning and stole second base. Pham did the same in the fifth for his eighth steal of the season and later doubled off of Marcus Stroman in the seventh. Despite hitting just .223 on the year, the 33-year-old outfielder has done an excellent job of getting on base with a 16.7 percent walk rate leading to a .358 on-base percentage to go with four homers and eight steals over 204 plate appearances.
Cubs vs. Padres Betting Prediction
The Cubs are 5-2 in their last seven meetings with the Padres in San Diego and are 4-0 in their last four games versus the Friars overall. They’re also 12-5 in their last 17 games versus the National League West, are 21-8 in their last 29 games versus a left-handed starter and are 14-6 in their last 20 games overall. On the other side, the Padres are 2-5 in their last seven games overall and are 0-4 in their last four games versus National League Central opponents.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CHICAGO CUBS +117