The Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres finish their four-game series later tonight at Petco Park. Check out our preview of this Cubs vs Padres matchup in the 2023 MLB regular season. There are more baseball game previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets on more games once you’re ready.
Betting Preview for the Chicago Cubs vs San Diego Padres MLB Regular Season Game on June 6, 2023
Where: Petco Park, San Diego
When: Monday, June 6, 2023, 9:10 PM ET
TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN
Betting on the Chicago Cubs (+1.5)
Regular Season Record: 26-32
The Cubs are coming off a 2-1 win against the Kansas City Royals last Tuesday to prevent a three-game skid. For this upcoming game against the Padres, Kansas City will start Jack Flaherty, who is 3-4 with a 4.81 ERA and 1.53 WHIP this season. He has 58 strikeouts and 34 walks.
The Cubs are 8-2 in their last 10 games versus a team with a winning record. The total has also hit the Under in all of their last six games.
Betting on the San Diego Padres (-1.5)
Regular Season Record: 27-32
The Padres are looking to win their third game in a row. In their last outing, the Padres beat the San Francisco Giants on the road last Wednesday, 9-4. Prior to that, they defeated the same team on Tuesday, 2-1. For this game versus the Cubs, the Padres will start Roansy Contreras, who has a 3-4 record and a 4.33 ERA along with a 1.38 WHIP. He also has 23 walks and 36 strikeouts to date this season.
The Padres are 4-0 in their last 4 versus teams from the National League Central division. They are also 4-2 in their last seven home games against a team with a losing record.
The Padres win. 6-5.
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