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Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs 8/6/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Odds & Info

Game Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 2:20 PM (EDT)
Location
Wrigley Field
Latest odds
CHC -116 ; Total 8
TV Channel
FS1

Historic Wrigley Field will play host to a Saturday afternoon MLB meeting between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs. The Marlins (48-58) have dropped six of their last seven games and have fallen 9.5 games back in the NL Wild Card race. On Friday, Miami batters left 11 men on base and struck out 13 times during a 2-1 road loss against Chicago.Find out who else is playing on Saturday at our free MLB picks page.

Twenty-six year old righty Pablo Lopez (7-6 3.41 ERA) will take the mound for the Marlins in this matchup. In his last start, Lopez was tagged for six runs and recorded just eight outs during a 9-3 home loss versus New York.

The Chicago Cubs are 11 games below .500 at home and are struck in the NL Central Division standings. During yesterday’s home victory, All-Star C Willson Contreras delivered a two-run blast in the eighth inning to provide the Chicago offense. 2B Nick Madrigal added two hits and scored a run for the Cubs (42-63).

The Cubs will counter with thirty-three year old southpaw Drew Smyly (3-6 4.42 ERA) on Saturday. Last time out, Smyly surrendered five runs in four innings during a 5-4 road loss against San Francisco.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Marlins are 0-4 in their last 4 Saturday games.
  • Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 home games.
  • Under is 4-0 in Marlins last 4 overall.
  • Under is 8-1-2 in Cubs last 11 home games.
  • Marlins are 6-15 in the last 21 meetings in Chicago.

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago Cubs -116

Miami 3B Brian Anderson (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment this weekend with Triple-A Jacksonville. Through 106 games, Miami ranks 27th in OPS and 24th in runs scored. For the season, Chicago ranks 14th in OPS and 21st in runs scored. Take the Cubs to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win 5-2.

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