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Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins 08/13/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins 08/13/2021 – The Chicago Cubs will take the road in this game to square off against the Miami Marlins from LoanDepot Park in Miami, Florida. The Cubs enter this game riding a terrible eight-game losing streak. Chicago is sitting at the fourth spot in the NL Central Division play behind the Cardinals. Miami Marlins are at the bottom of the NL East Division play and are just two-game behind the Nationals. Miami is close to a dozen games behind the Phillies at the top. The MLB spread betting websites have all the odds available online as these teams enter a three-game series.
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins 08/13/2021
The Chicago Cubs were unable to do much after surrendering 37 runs to the Brewers in their last four games on the season. The Cubs were unable to do much from the plate and their pitching unit were at their worst performance. Chicago is holding a 52-65 record on the season. Adbert Alzolay will get the ball in this game as their starting pitcher. Alzolay is holding a terrible 4-12 record on the season with an ERA of 4.71 and 106 Ks in total. The Chicago Cubs will need to improve on their overall performance.
Players to watch: Willson Contreras C (GP 104, AB 345, R 48, H 78, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 40, TB 144, BB 43, SO 116, SB 4, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.75, WAR 3.4), Ian Happ CF (GP 104, AB 307, R 33, H 54, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 28, TB 97, BB 43, SO 109, SB 1, AVG 0.176, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.316, OPS 0.599, WAR -0.4).
The Miami Marlins will enter this game with a 48-67 record on the season. If the Marlins are consistent they can still get past opponents in their division. Miami is coming off a big victory in their last game after smashing seven runs from the plate and restricting the Padres to nothing. Sandy Alcantara did a decent job from the plate after pitching seven scoreless innings. Jesus Luzardo will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Luzardo is holding a 3-5 record on the season with an ERA of 7.36.
Players to watch: Jesus Aguilar 1B (GP 109, AB 380, R 41, H 101, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 79, TB 181, BB 38, SO 80, SB 0, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.808, WAR 1.6), Miguel Rojas SS (GP 92, AB 345, R 51, H 94, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 6, RBI 31, TB 142, BB 28, SO 54, SB 11, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.412, OPS 0.745, WAR 2.8).
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
Chi Cubs are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 6 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
The Marlins have been improving in the past few weeks and they hold the key to success in this game. The top online sportsbook odds are in favor of the Marlins to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Marlins 4, Cubs 2.