Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins 4/28/2023 – The Chicago Cubs and the Miami Marlins will open a three-game series from loanDepot Park in Miami, Florida. The Cubs are still trying to make it to the playoffs as they now hold a 14-10 record in the NL Central. The Marlins are 13-13 in the NL East Division. Both teams are holding the third spot in their respective division and are trying their best to retain their .500 mark. The Cubs are slightly bettor than the Marlins and are predicted to win as per the latest baseball money line picks.
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins 4/28/2023
|When:||Friday, April 28, 6:40 PM EDT|
|Where:||loanDepot park Miami, Florida|
🚨We interrupt your Thursday afternoon to bring you the first Dansby Dinger of the season🚨 pic.twitter.com/CGvrIGPWPT
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 27, 2023
The Cubs are trailing the Brewers and are coming off a 2-1 series win against the Padres. Chicago smashed five runs in their last game and gave up only two in return. The Cubs will turn in Marcus Stroman as their starter in this game. Stroman is holding a 2-2 record with an ERA of 2.17 and 30 Ks in total. Chicago has been performing well on the road and they are all set to take out the Marlins in this game. The Cubs will still need to work hard against teams with a winning record.
Players to watch: Nico Hoerner 2B (GP 24, AB 107, R 21, H 36, 2B 5, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 15, TB 49, BB 6, SO 7, SB 10, AVG 0.336, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.835, WAR 1.5, Dansby Swanson SS (GP 23, AB 88, R 17, H 25, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 6, TB 31, BB 17, SO 25, SB 3, AVG 0.284, OBP 0.4, SLG 0.352, OPS 0.752, WAR 0.9
The Marlins are trailing the Mets and the Braves and are holding the same record as the Phillies. Miami will need to focus on its pitching unit. The Marlins were swept by the Braves in their last three-game series. Jesus Luzardo will get the ball as their starter in this game. Luzardo is holding a 2-1 record with an ERA of 3.62 and 30 Ks in total. Miami’s offense will need to open up if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: Jazz Chisholm Jr. CF (GP 25, AB 95, R 10, H 21, 2B 1, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 11, TB 39, BB 7, SO 38, SB 9, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.275, SLG 0.411, OPS 0.685, WAR 0.3, Garrett Cooper 1B (GP 22, AB 86, R 5, H 24, 2B 2, 3B 1, HR 3, RBI 13, TB 37, BB 4, SO 28, SB 0, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.43, OPS 0.745, WAR 0.3
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Betting Numbers
Chi Cubs are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs’ last 8 games when there was no favourite.
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Miami.
Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Chi Cubs are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League East Division.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 7 games against Chi Cubs.
Miami are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
Miami are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.
Chicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins Betting Picks
The Cubs are stronger than the Marlins and they have a better shot at winning this game. The MLB top betting sites are in favor of the Chicago Cubs to win this game with the help of their strong batting unit.
Score Prediction: Cubs 6, Marlins 4.