Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks 9/17/2023 – On Sunday, September 17th, 2023, baseball enthusiasts can witness an epic clash between the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field in Phoenix. The Chicago Cubs come into this matchup with a record of 77-67 and an admirable road record of 36-33, both impressive feats of accomplishment. At bat, they’ve showcased their offensive prowess by maintaining an average batting average of 252. With 741 runs scored over 1273 hits resulting in an astounding 178 home runs hit from their lineup; Cody Bellinger leads their batting lineup and has amassed 90 RBIs thanks to 25 homers hit,
On the opposite side of things are the Arizona Diamondbacks with an overall record of 77-72 and an impressive home record of 39-35. Their hitting prowess has been on full display as they posted an astounding.251 batting average to produce 685 runs, 1255 hits, and 159 home runs; Christian Walker led their charge with 30 homers and 91 RBIs. The baseball betting lines are updated online as these teams clash in this exciting game.
Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks 9/17/2023
|When:||Sunday, September 17, 07: 10 PM EDT|
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— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 17, 2023
The Cubs pitching staff has performed admirably this season, boasting an ERA of 4.05 with an outstanding 1.27 WHIP and 1239 strikeouts as a collective unit. Jordan Wicks has led their pitching staff with an outstanding 1.99 ERA (1.08 WHIP), notching 15 strikeouts over 22.1 innings pitched and recording 15 strikeouts himself!
Chicago Cubs emerge as clear favorites in this high-stakes battle, possessing an elite team and lineup, ready to secure an away victory with their superior pitching advantage giving them a distinct advantage in this contest.
The Chicago Cubs send Jordan Wicks out on the mound for this crucial matchup, he has shown his worth with an outstanding 3-0 record and 1.99 ERA this season. In his most recent outing against the Rockies, Wicks demonstrated his skills by pitching six innings allowing only three hits and one run while striking out 11 batters over six innings! Remarkably, all four starts by Wicks have resulted in a Cubs win this year; his average runs per game was 5.08 while allowing 4.39, making him an outstanding pitcher overall performance; notable contributor Cody Bellinger has contributed 25 homers while driving in 90 RBIs himself.
Players to watch: Nico Hoerner 2B (GP 138, AB 576, R 91, H 164, 2B 26, 3B 4, HR 9, RBI 62, TB 225, BB 40, SO 81, SB 40, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.391, OPS 0.733, WAR 4.9, Ian Happ LF (GP 145, AB 527, R 77, H 127, 2B 31, 3B 4, HR 18, RBI 73, TB 220, BB 92, SO 142, SB 14, AVG 0.241, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.775, WAR 2.8
The Diamondback’s pitching staff has posted an overall 4.61 ERA with a 1.34 WHIP and 1233 strikeouts to date. Rhyne Nelson leads this pitching staff with 5.53 ERA/1.244 WHIP/88 strikeouts over 135.2 innings pitched.
Ryne Nelson of the Arizona Diamondbacks will take to the mound in their match against the Mets, facing an arduous outing lasting 4.1 innings while conceding seven hits and six runs – an especially difficult outing against an opponent that averages 4.59 runs per game and ranks 15th offensively and 21st defensively. Pressure will be immense to deliver a top performance; they average 4.59 runs while giving up 4.48 each time out; their offensive ranking stands at 15th while pitching ranks 21st.
As the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks prepare for a critical matchup, the stakes have never been higher. Both teams look poised to showcase their strengths and vie for victory in an encounter that promises to keep baseball enthusiasts glued to their seats.
Players to watch: Christian Walker 1B (GP 145, AB 535, R 76, H 139, 2B 34, 3B 1, HR 30, RBI 91, TB 265, BB 59, SO 118, SB 9, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.495, OPS 0.832, WAR 3.7, Ketel Marte 2B (GP 139, AB 531, R 87, H 146, 2B 25, 3B 9, HR 22, RBI 75, TB 255, BB 63, SO 100, SB 6, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.48, OPS 0.835, WAR 4.1
Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 10 games.
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Cubs are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Arizona.
Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi Cubs’ last 19 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Chi Cubs’ last 20 games against an opponent in the National League West Division
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona’s last 15 games against Chi Cubs.
Arizona are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Arizona are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League Central Division
Chicago Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
At Coors Field, the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks will square off in an exciting MLB showdown. With playoff implications looming large for both sides, each is determined to secure an important victory. In this high-stakes contest, the Cubs are considered favorites given their strong lineup and pitching prowess. The best online sportsbook odds are in favor of the Chicago Cubs to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 4.