Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 10/02/2020 Odds, Predictions and Spread
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Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 10/02/2020 – Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs will enter their second game of their Wild Card series as they square-off from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Marlins were a struggling team last season, but they made it to the postseason this year and they defeated Chicago in their first game. Miami has an amazing opportunity to make it past the Cubs. As for the Cubs, they have come a long way this year and they are not going to give up with ease. The Chicago Cubs are in a crucial state since they must win this game to get further. The field is set as the sports gambling sites are up with its picks and predictions.
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs 10/02/2020
Miami Marlins went deep from the plate last night when they smashed five runs against Chicago and surrendered just one in return. All five runs came off the plate during the seventh inning including a three-run homer by Corey Dickerson. Jesus Aguilar contributed two runs for his team. Starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara did well to strike out four opponent hitters in a span of six-plus innings. Alcantara gave up one run and three walks. The Marlins are looking towards Sixto Sanchez as their starting pitcher in this game. The righty is held a 3-2 record in the regular season with an ERA of 3.46.
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 dominated the NL Central division right from the start while completing the regular season with a 34-26 record. The Cubs hold the National League Central champion title, but they are currently in a weak spot. The Cubs must win this game to play once more against the Marlins. Last night, the only that came off the plate was from Ian Happ. As a whole team, the Cubs had just four hits. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks struggled on the mound when he gave up three runs in a span of six plus innings. The Cubs are all set to deliver Yu Darvish as their starter in this game against Miami. In his regular season, Darvish managed to hold a record of 8-3 with an ERA of 2.01.
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
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 12 games.
Miami Marlins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The Marlins won the opening game against Hendricks as their pitcher. On the other hand, the Cubs have Darvish as their starter and that seems like trouble for the Marlins. The Online Sports Betting picks have predicted the Cubs to bounce back.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 5, Miami Marlins 2.