Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Wednesday May 20th, 2015. At 10:10 PM EST.
The (21-16) Chicago Cubs of the National League Central Division will be in the extreme southern part of the “GOLDEN STATE”. For the second of a three-game series. The Cubs will take on the (19-20) San Diego Padres of the National League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Petco Park in San Diego, California. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Chicago Cubs are one of the most improved teams in baseball. San Deigo started out the 2015 season like gangbusters, but have cooled off. The opening betting line has the Cubs as a +110 road underdog; the betting total is at 6′ runs for Wednesday’s game.
The 2015 Chicago Cubs have won six of their last seven baseball games. The “NORTH SIDERS” are second in the NL Central, three and a half games out of first place. The Cubs are 8-8 away from Wrigley Field this season. First Baseman Anthony Rizzo has a team-leading .344 batting average, a.470 on-base percentage, has forty-five hits and a team-leading eight home runs. Third Baseman Kris Bryant has a team leading twenty-four RBI S. The Cubs have a .387 slugging percentage. Cubs pitching holds opponents to a .252 batting average. The Cubs return home on Monday May 25th for a six-game homestand. The betting odds under the total are 6-2 the Cubs last eight MLB games on Wednesday’s. The betting odds over the total are 21-8-2 the Cubs last thirty-one on the road. The Chicago Cubs are 7-3 their last ten Free Expert Baseball Picks overall, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total five and has a push. The Chicago Cubs will have “LEFTY” Tsuyoshi Wada, who is (0-0) with a 0.00 ERA to the mound. Wada has been activated for the first time this season. The last time he pitched was on September 27, 2014. Bovada.Lv has the Chicago Cubs at 6/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 San Diego Padres have dropped three baseball contests in a row. San Diego is third in the Division, six games out of first place. San Diego is 10-10 at home this season. Left Fielder Justin Upton and Matt Kemp leads the team in all five major offensive categories. Upton is hitting the baseball since coming over from Atlanta. San Diego has a .251 team batting average. Padres pitchers are allowing the opposition a.459 slugging percentage. The Padres will hit the road for six games on Friday May 22nd in Los Angeles. First Baseman Yonder Alonso is on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury. The betting odds over the total are 8-2 San Diego last ten at home. The betting odds over the total are 8-3 the Padres last eleven on grass. The San Diego Padres are 4-6 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under the betting odds total three. Right, Hander Tyson Ross, who is (2-3) with a 3.94 ERA, will be on the hill for the game 1 of the series. The 6’6″ 230 pound California native pitched five innings, allowing five hits and a two runs his last start on May 14th, an 8-3 win in Washington. The Padres are 8-3 the last eleven meetings between the team in San Diego. The San Diego Padres are 12/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Championship.
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