Cubs vs Marlins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 7, 2022

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On Sunday, the Chicago Cubs (43-63) are hosting the Miami Marlins (48-59), at 2:20 PM ET, in the final game of a three-game set. The Cubs will hand the ball to Adrian Sampson (0-2), and the Marlins will turn to Jesus Luzardo (2-4).

With moneyline odds of -117 for the Cubs versus -101 for the Marlins, this game should be a close one. The contest has a total set at 8.5.

Cubs vs. Marlins Odds

Run Line

Chicago Cubs (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cubs (-117)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -105)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cubs vs. Marlins

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Steven Brault 10 Day Injury List Illness
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Marlins Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jorge Soler 10 Day Injury List Back
Avisaíl García 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Brian Anderson 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jon Berti 10 Day Injury List Groin
Cole Sulser 15 Day Injury List Back
Tommy Nance 15 Day Injury List Groin
Trevor Rogers 15 Day Injury List Back
Jordan Holloway 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jazz Chisholm 60 Day Injury List Back
Paul Campbell 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Cody Poteet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Max Meyer 60 Day Injury List Arm

Last Time Out: Cubs and Marlins

These clubs meet again after the Cubs beat the Marlins 4-0 yesterday. Drew Smyly registered the win for the Cubs (6.00 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 4 K), and P.J. Higgins led the way offensively (2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI). Pablo Lopez (5.00 IP, 4 R, 9 H, 6 K) took the loss for the Marlins.

Betting Trends

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been favorites in 29 games this season and won 13 (44.8%) of those contests. This season, Chicago has won 12 of its 24 games, or 50%, when favored by at least -117 on the moneyline. The Cubs have a 53.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 106 games with a total. In 106 games with a spread this season, the Cubs are 54-52-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 91 .253 (77) .366 (21) .470 (32) 4.0% (42) 22.0% (96) 9.6% (52)
Ian Happ 103 .277 (39) .358 (32) .433 (64) 2.1% (106) 22.9% (101) 10.4% (43)
Nico Hoerner 91 .298 (19) .340 (57) .416 (88) 1.7% (122) 11.0% (6) 4.7% (142)
Patrick Wisdom 102 .221 (131) .317 (96) .451 (51) 4.9% (21) 33.4% (150) 11.2% (31)
Christopher Morel 67 .263 (-) .335 (-) .454 (-) 3.2% (-) 29.2% (-) 9.3% (-)

Marlins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Marlins have been underdogs in 57 games this season and have come away with the win 19 times (33.3%) in those contests. This season, Miami has come away with a win 15 times in 51 chances when named as an underdog of at least -101 or longer on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Marlins have a 50.2% chance of walking away with the win. Miami’s games have gone over the total in 50 of their 107 opportunities. The Marlins have posted a record of 47-60-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Miguel Rojas 98 .232 (120) .282 (140) .336 (139) 1.7% (122) 11.6% (9) 5.6% (128)
Jesús Aguilar 98 .238 (112) .286 (138) .388 (107) 3.3% (61) 23.1% (103) 5.8% (123)
Garrett Cooper 87 .274 (43) .343 (51) .420 (81) 2.0% (109) 24.8% (118) 8.1% (80)
Joey Wendle 58 .261 (-) .306 (-) .357 (-) 0.9% (-) 11.1% (-) 4.6% (-)
Bryan De La Cruz 88 .212 (-) .257 (-) .343 (-) 2.8% (-) 26.5% (-) 5.5% (-)

Cubs vs. Marlins Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the Cubs to pick up the win (-117 on the moneyline), while we predict the total score will go over the total (8.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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