Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres 3/3/2023 – The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres will square off in an exciting preseason MLB game that will take place at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona. The Cubs are holding a 3-4 preseason record and they hope to build on their last success. As for the Padres, they are coming into this game with a loss and they look forward to rebounding with a new pitcher on the mound. The Padres are holding a 4-3 preseason record. The latest MLB betting lines favor the Padres to win this game against the Cubs.
Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres 3/3/2023
|When:||Friday, March 3, 2023|
|Where:||Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona|
.@ihapp_1 stays hot with an RBI single! pic.twitter.com/Qz3JkmXCPu
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 2, 2023
Chicago is coming into this fame riding a two-fight winning streak. The Cubs won the Oakland Athletics in their last game with a 6-1 final score. The Cubs failed to make it to the playoffs last season as they finished third with a 74-88 record. Chicago will still have a tough challenge against the Brewers and the Cardinals. The Cubs will hope to build on their success as they take on the Padres in this exciting game.
Players to watch: Christopher Morel CF (GP 4, AB 11, R 2, H 2, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 3, BB 1, SO 6, SB 0, AVG 0.182, OBP 0.25, SLG 0.273, OPS 0.523, WAR 0 Yonathan Perlaza LF (GP 4, AB 9, R 3, H 3, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 5, BB 1, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.4, SLG 0.556, OPS 0.956, WAR 0
San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres finished second in the NL West last season with an 89-73 record. The Padres were behind the Dodgers and they will continue to have a tough challenge this season with the Giants and the Dodgers. The Padres dropped their last game against the Mariners with a finals score of 5-4. San Diego took out the Giants and the Rangers in their previous games. The Padres will also have some key players on their team this season.
Players to watch: David Dahl CF (GP 4, AB 12, R 2, H 3, 2B 0, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 8, BB 0, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.25, SLG 0.667, OPS 0.917, WAR 0 Tim Lopes 2B (GP 6, AB 12, R 1, H 5, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 3, TB 7, BB 0, SO 3, SB 1, AVG 0.417, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.583, OPS 0.968, WAR 0
Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Betting Numbers
Under is 4-0 in Cubs last 4 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Cubs are 0-5 in their last 5 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
6-0 in their last 6 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Cubs are 7-1 in their last 8 during game 1 of a series.
Cubs are 12-2 in their last 14 Friday games.
San Diego Padres
Over is 4-0-1 in Padres last 5 home games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Padres are 9-1 in their last 10 vs. National League Central.
Padres are 1-6 in their last 7 home games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Under is 5-1 in Padres last 6 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 5-1 in Padres last 6 home games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres Betting Picks
The Cubs have been decent but the Padres have key players on their team. With some new additions to their squad, they are all set to make it past opponents. The preseason baseball betting guide is in favor of the Padres to win.
Score Prediction: Padres 7, Cubs 5.