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    The Miami Marlins (61-88) and the Chicago Cubs (63-85) meet on Wednesday at 6:40 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Marlins are favored (-125) to win the rubber match against the Cubs (+105). Jesus Luzardo starts for Miami, and Marcus Stroman is Chicago’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Marlins vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Miami, Florida
    • Stadium: loanDepot park
    Marlins vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Marlins -125 6.5

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins are 24th in MLB action with 132 total home runs.
    • The Marlins have the 24th-ranked batting average in the league (.230).
    • The Marlins’ .294 on-base percentage is the fifth-worst in the league.
    • The Marlins strike out 8.7 times per game to rank 24th in the league.
    • The Marlins average 0.9 homers per home game this season (63 total at home).
    • The Marlins are slugging .371 with 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .234 with 568 hits (7.7 per game) at home this season.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Miguel Rojas leads Miami with 106 hits and an OBP of .286, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .328.
    • Among qualifying batters, Rojas ranks 101st in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 126th, and he is 129th in slugging.
    • Rojas will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .353 with a walk and two RBI.
    • Garrett Cooper is batting .259 with 32 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 38 walks.
    • Cooper has picked up at least one hit in four games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and an RBI.
    • Jon Berti has 76 hits this season and has a slash line of .246/.331/.346.
    • Berti has recorded a hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .190 with a home run, two walks and two RBI.
    • Joey Wendle is batting .262 with a .300 OBP and 31 RBI for Miami this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs have hit 148 homers this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • The Cubs rank 17th in MLB with a .240 team batting average.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .311 this season, which ranks 19th in MLB.
    • The Cubs rank 25th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 73 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .384 in away games this season with 215 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .231 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ has a .450 slugging percentage, which paces the Cubs.
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, Happ is 44th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage and 51st in slugging percentage.
    • Nico Hoerner is batting .291 with 21 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 26 walks.
    • Including all qualified players, Hoerner ranks 20th in batting average, 53rd in on-base percentage and 71st in slugging percentage.
    • Patrick Wisdom is hitting .208 with 25 doubles, 22 home runs and 51 walks.
    • Christopher Morel has 16 doubles, four triples, 14 home runs and 34 walks while batting .237.

    Marlins vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Luzardo Stroman
    15 GS 22
    3-7 W-L 4-7
    3.75 ERA 3.76
    81.2 IP 119.2
    31 BB 32
    91 SO 99

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