Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs 07/08/2021 – On Thursday, the Phillies and Cubs will conclude their four-game series from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Philadelphia Phillies will enter this game looking forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The Phillies declined to the fourth in the NL East after dropping their last game. The Chicago Cubs will enter this game as they remain at the third spot in the NL Central Division. The Cubs are behind the Reds and are ahead of the Cardinals. The online betting website has predicted the Phillies to rebound and win this series against the Cubs.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs 07/08/2021
|When:||Thursday, July 8, 8:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois|
The Philadelphia Phillies let the Braves and Nationals overtake them after dropping their last game. Philadelphia is now two games behind the .500 mark with a 41-43 record on the season. Last night they gave up eight runs to the Cubs and scored just three in return. Philadelphia defeated the Cubs in their first two games with their powerful offense. Zach Eflin will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Eflin is holding an ERA of 4.13 on the season. The Phillies are touching an average of 4.46 runs per game.
Players to watch: R. Hoskins 1B (GP 83, AB 313, R 45, H 74, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 53, TB 154, BB 32, SO 89, SB 2, AVG 0.236, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.492, OPS 0.805, WAR 1), A. Bohm 3B (GP 81, AB 288, R 36, H 68, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 37, TB 95, BB 21, SO 82, SB 4, AVG 0.236, OBP 0.287, SLG 0.33, OPS 0.616, WAR -1.6).
The Chicago Cubs went deep from the plate in their last game, but their pitching unit gave up too much in this series. The Cubs surrendered a total of 31 runs in their last three games. Chicago is holding a 43-44 record on the season and is just one game ahead of the Cardinals. Adbert Alzolay will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The right-handed pitcher is holding a 4-8 record on the season with an ERA of 4.48. The Cubs are touching an average of 4.19 runs per game and are holding the 19th rank in the majors in terms of offense.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 78, AB 285, R 49, H 77, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 43, TB 143, BB 32, SO 77, SB 4, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.502, OPS 0.853, WAR 1.6), J. Baez SS (GP 77, AB 282, R 41, H 66, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 56, TB 140, BB 14, SO 112, SB 10, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.282, SLG 0.496, OPS 0.778, WAR 2.7).
Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games.
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs.
Chi Cubs are 1-11 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games against Philadelphia.
Chi Cubs are 12-6 SU in their last 18 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
Chi Cubs are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook continues to favor the Phillies to win and get past the Cubs. Back Philadelphia to take out Chicago and win this series with the help of their batting unit.
Score Prediction: Phillies 6, Cubs 3.