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    The San Diego Padres (26-31) host the Chicago Cubs (25-31) on Saturday at 10:10 PM ET. The Padres are favored on the moneyline (-171) against the underdog Cubs (+146). San Diego’s Yu Darvish and Chicago’s Drew Smyly will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Padres vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Saturday, June 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
    • Location: San Diego, California
    • Stadium: PETCO Park
    Padres vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Padres -171 8

    How Do I Watch the Padres vs. the Cubs?

    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 14th in baseball with 65 total home runs.
    • San Diego has the second-worst batting average in the majors (.220).
    • The Padres’ .313 on-base percentage ranks 22nd in MLB.
    • San Diego strikes out nine times per game to rank 20th in baseball.
    • The Padres have hit 31 homers at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • San Diego is slugging .395 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The team is batting .234 with 212 hits (7.6 per game) at home this season.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Juan Soto leads San Diego with 49 hits and an OBP of .419 this season. He has a .255 batting average and a slugging percentage of .484.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 89th, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is 43rd in slugging.
    • Xander Bogaerts leads San Diego in slugging percentage (.395) thanks to 15 extra-base hits. He’s batting .257 with an on-base percentage of .343.
    • He is 83rd in batting average, 63rd in on-base percentage and 108th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Bogaerts enters this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double and two RBI.
    • Fernando Tatis Jr. has collected 40 base hits, an OBP of .304 and a slugging percentage of .475 this season.
    • Tatis heads into this matchup with two games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .250 with three doubles, three walks and five RBI.
    • Jake Cronenworth has six home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .202 this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs’ 67 home runs rank 10th in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago has a team batting average of .252 this season, which ranks 14th among MLB teams.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .331 this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
    • Chicago ranks 23rd in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 25 road contests this season.
    • Chicago has a team slugging percentage of .433 in away games this season with 80 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 9.1 base hits per game and batting .261 on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Nico Hoerner is hitting .286 with eight doubles, a triple, four home runs and 15 walks. He’s slugging .394 with an on-base percentage of .339.
    • He is 31st in batting average, 70th in on-base percentage and 111th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
    • Hoerner takes a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with a home run, two walks and an RBI.
    • Dansby Swanson’s .433 slugging percentage leads his team. He has a batting average of .274 with an on-base percentage of .368.
    • His batting average ranks 52nd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 26th, and he is 85th in slugging.
    • Ian Happ a has .388 on-base percentage to lead the Cubs.
    • Patrick Wisdom’s 34 hits lead his team.

    Padres vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Yu Darvish (SD) Pitcher Drew Smyly (CHC)
    3 – 4 W/L 5 – 2
    56.2 IP 60
    4.61 ERA 3.45
    1.200 WHIP 1.033
    9.4 K/9 7.9
    2.7 BB/9 2.1

    Padres vs. Cubs Injury Updates

    • Padres: Nelson Cruz: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Seth Lugo: 15 Day IL (Calf), Luís Garcia: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Nabil Crismatt: 15 Day IL (Hip strain), José Castillo: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Campusano: 60 Day IL (Thumb sprain), Drew Pomeranz: 60 Day IL (Elbow/flexor), Robert Suarez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adrian Morejon: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Eguy Rosario: 60 Day IL (Ankle)
    • Cubs: Cody Bellinger: 10 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 15 Day IL (Appendicitis), Brad Boxberger: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Adrian Sampson: 60 Day IL (Right meniscus), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Steele: day-to-day (Forearm)

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