Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 09/30/2020 Forecast, Tips and Baseball Betting
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 09/30/2020 – The MLB Wild Card rounds are turning out to be more exciting than expected. Two other interesting teams Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs are all set to make their first postseason appearance from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Marlins have been shocking after a great rebound from last year. Miami managed to complete their regular season by securing the second spot in the NL East division. Chicago Cubs have been dominating right from the start as they refused to get below the top spot in the NL Central division. The Cubs clinched the division title with all the sports betting odds in their favor.
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 09/30/2020
|When:||Wednesday, September 30, 2:08 PM ET|
|Where:||Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois|
The team completed their regular season with a 31-29 record while they defeated the Phillies, Mets and the Nationals. The Miami Marlins emerged as a powerful team with a neat balance between their batting and pitching unit. Jesus Aguilar took the lead from the plate with a clip of .277. Aguilar also smashed 52 hits for his team. When it comes to home runs, Brian Anderson smashed 11 alongside 38 RBIs. Miami will need to do their best to get past the Cubs. The Marlins are yet to decide on their starting pitcher for their opening postseason game. Their options are probably Sandy Alcantara or Pable Lopez.
Players to watch: B. Anderson 3B (GP 59 AB 200 R 27 H 51 2B 7 3B 1 HR 11 RBI 38 TB 93 BB 22 SO 66 SB 0 AVG 0.255 OBP 0.345 SLG 0.465 OPS 0.81 WAR 0), C. Dickerson LF (GP 52 AB 194 R 25 H 50 2B 5 3B 1 HR 7 RBI 17 TB 78 BB 15 SO 35 SB 1 AVG 0.258 OBP 0.311 SLG 0.402 OPS 0.713 WAR 0).
The Chicago Cubs have never ceased to impress this season with their 34-26 record. The Cubs dominated the Cardinals, Reds and Brewers with ease. Chicago was also a major threat to the other teams apart from their league. However, the last week seemed to be a disaster when they lost four of their six games. The Cubs have one of the best pitching units as they hold an ERA of 3.99, which is ranked at number 10. Ian Happ took the lead with a batting clip of .258, 51 hits and 12 home runs. When it comes to RBIs, David Bote took the lead with 29. The Cubs are yet to announce their starting pitcher for this game. Their options might be Kyle Hendricks or Yu Darvish.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP 59 AB 222 R 27 H 45 2B 9 3B 1 HR 8 RBI 24 TB 80 BB 7 SO 75 SB 3 AVG 0.203 OBP 0.238 SLG 0.36 OPS 0.599 WAR 0), A. Rizzo 1B (GP 58 AB 203 R 26 H 45 2B 6 3B 0 HR 11 RBI 24 TB 84 BB 28 SO 38 SB 3 AVG 0.222 OBP 0.342 SLG 0.414 OPS 0.755 WAR 0).
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
Miami is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against Chi Cubs.
Marlins are 2-13 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs.
Marlins are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the National League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 6 games against an opponent in the National League Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 7 games played on a Wednesday.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Chi Cubs’ last 20 games.
Chicago is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs’ last 10 games at home.
Chicago is 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Miami.
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
Both teams have not announced their starting pitcher as of now, but the baseball lines are predicting the Cubs to succeed in this game. The Chicago Cubs have a better balance than the Marlins. Back the Cubs to win this opening postseason game.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 4, Miami Marlins 2.