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Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks 5/14/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs Odds & Info

Game Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs
Date & Time Saturday May 14, 2022, 8:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Chase Field Chase Field, Phoenix, USA
Latest odds
ARI -141 ; O/U 8
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The Chicago Cubs will be in Phoenix, AZ on Saturday for game two of three against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Chicago comes into Saturday struggling on the season eight games were low .500 after losing three of their last five games played. Keegan Thomas got the start last game out for Chicago giving up two runs on five hits across four innings of work leading to a no decision. The Chicago bullpen held true allowing one run on two hits before Mychal Givens came on in relief allowing only two runs on two hits in one inning of work leading to the victory.

Offensively Chicago hit the ball well enough to get the win going 9-34 from the plate including 5-11 with runners in scoring position to drive in seven runs. Alphonso Rivas and Frank Schwindel led the way for the Chicago offense driving in two runs each. Wilson Contreras and Jason Heyward Chicken to the Chicago offense as well with one RBI apiece.

The Arizona Diamondbacks will continue a homestand Saturday night following a loss to the Miami Marlins that ended A3 game win streak. Merrill Kelly was abysmal on the mound for Arizona giving up three runs on seven hits across 5 innings of work in a no decision. Mark Melancon came on in the 9th to give up four runs on three hits after recording only two outs leading to the loss.

Daulton Varsho leads the Arizona offense this season with a .245 batting average to go along with a team high 14 runs batted in. Pavin Smiths posts a team leading .337 OBP and Christian Walker as the Arizona power with a team leading six home runs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games.
  • Chi Cubs are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games.
  • Chi Cubs are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against Arizona.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games.
  • Arizona are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.

Free MLB Pick:

Arizona Diamondbacks -141

Despite the recent loss Arizona is the better team in this matchup and we'll get back to their winning ways on Saturday. Take Arizona to do enough on their home field to bounce back against a lackluster Chicago team. The Diamondbacks will control the game for the full 9 innings leading to their 18th victory on the year. Final Score Prediction, Arizona wins 7-3.

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