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    The Arizona Diamondbacks (75-68) have a 3-0 series lead and will look to sweep the Chicago Cubs (76-67) on Sunday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are favored (-140) against the underdog Diamondbacks (+118) in the matchup, which starts at 2:20 PM ET. Chicago has Kyle Hendricks starting, and Arizona counters with Brandon Pfaadt.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Diamondbacks

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Diamondbacks Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -140

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Diamondbacks?

    • TV Channel: MARQ

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs are 14th in baseball with 170 total home runs.
    • Chicago’s .253 batting average ranks 13th in the majors.
    • The Cubs’ .328 on-base percentage is 10th-best in baseball.
    • Chicago’s 8.7 strikeouts per game rank 19th in MLB.
    • The Cubs average 1.2 homers per home game this season (90 total at home).
    • Chicago has a .423 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .258.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger has 137 hits and an OBP of .362, both of which are tops among Chicago hitters this season. He has a .319 batting average and a slugging percentage of .547.
    • He ranks fifth in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage, and eighth in slugging among qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Nico Hoerner has hit nine homers this season while driving in 62 runs. He’s batting .282 this season and slugging .392 with an on-base percentage of .342.
    • His batting average ranks 19th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 42nd, and his slugging percentage 117th.
    • Hoerner has picked up a hit in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double.
    • Ian Happ is batting .243 with a .414 slugging percentage and 71 RBI this year.
    • Jeimer Candelario has 21 home runs, 69 RBI and a batting average of .254 this season.

    Diamondbacks Stats & Trends

    Diamondbacks Batting

    • The Diamondbacks rank 19th in Major League Baseball with 156 home runs.
    • Arizona’s .252 batting average ranks 14th in the majors this season.
    • The Diamondbacks have an on-base percentage of .323 this season, which ranks 15th in the league.
    • Arizona has shown good bat-to-ball skills at the plate this season with the sixth-best strikeout rate (7.8 per game) among MLB offenses.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 81 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • In 70 road games this season, it is slugging .405 with 212 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.4 base hits per game and batting .245 on the road this season.

    Diamondbacks Key Batters

    • Corbin Carroll has racked up 141 hits with a .368 on-base percentage and a .523 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Diamondbacks. He’s batting .287.
    • Including all qualified players in MLB, he ranks 14th in batting average, 16th in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.
    • Carroll heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with two walks and two RBI.
    • Christian Walker is hitting .268 with 34 doubles, a triple, 30 home runs and 56 walks. He’s slugging .513 with an on-base percentage of .342.
    • Including all qualifying players, he is 57th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 13th in slugging percentage.
    • Ketel Marte has a .482 slugging percentage, which paces the Diamondbacks.
    • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has 31 doubles, two triples, 23 home runs and 30 walks while batting .259.

    Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Probable Pitchers

    Kyle Hendricks (CHC) Pitcher Brandon Pfaadt (ARI)
    5 – 7 W/L 1 – 8
    115.2 IP 74.2
    3.89 ERA 6.27
    1.150 WHIP 1.460
    6.1 K/9 8.2
    1.6 BB/9 2.9

    Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Rib), Michael Fulmer: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Diamondbacks: Tommy Henry: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Drey Jameson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Dominic Fletcher: 60 Day IL (Finger), Austin Adams: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat), Ketel Marte: day-to-day (Knee)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Cubs and Diamondbacks (Last 10 Games)


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