Cubs vs Marlins Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Saturday, August 6

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The Miami Marlins (48-58) and Chicago Cubs (42-63) will battle on Saturday at Wrigley Field, with first pitch at 2:20 PM ET. Drew Smyly (3-6) is the starter for the Cubs, and Pablo Lopez (7-6) for the Marlins.

The moneyline odds for the Cubs (-110) versus the Marlins (-109) are tight. The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Cubs vs. Marlins Odds

Run Line

Chicago Cubs (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cubs (-110)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -117, Under: -104)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 6, 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
Andrelton Simmons 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
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
Elieser Hernandez 10 Day Injury List Illness
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

Last Time Out: Cubs and Marlins

These clubs meet again after the Cubs beat the Marlins 2-1 yesterday. Rowan Wick picked up the win for the Cubs (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K), and Willson Contreras led the way offensively (1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI). Dylan Floro (1.00 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 K) was credited with the loss for the Marlins.

Betting Trends

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cubs have won 13 out of the 29 games, or 44.8%, in which they’ve been favored. Chicago has a record of 13-16 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -110 on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 52.4% chance to win. Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 44 of their 105 chances. The Cubs are 53-52-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 90 .253 (80) .367 (19) .473 (29) 4.1% (39) 21.7% (92) 9.7% (53)
Ian Happ 102 .274 (43) .355 (35) .428 (66) 2.1% (106) 23.1% (103) 10.2% (44)
Nico Hoerner 90 .292 (29) .335 (67) .412 (88) 1.8% (117) 11.2% (7) 4.7% (141)
Patrick Wisdom 101 .222 (132) .318 (96) .452 (51) 4.9% (21) 33.5% (151) 11.2% (33)
Christopher Morel 66 .261 (-) .333 (-) .454 (-) 3.2% (-) 29.4% (-) 9.3% (-)

Marlins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Marlins have come away with 19 wins in the 57 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Miami has a mark of 18-38 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -109 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Marlins have a 52.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Contests with Miami have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 50 of 106 chances this season. The Marlins have posted a record of 47-59-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Jesús Aguilar 97 .238 (116) .286 (139) .389 (105) 3.3% (60) 23.3% (104) 5.8% (125)
Miguel Rojas 97 .235 (119) .283 (141) .340 (139) 1.7% (122) 11.7% (9) 5.4% (132)
Garrett Cooper 86 .275 (42) .344 (47) .422 (80) 2.0% (110) 24.9% (119) 8.1% (82)
Joey Wendle 57 .267 (-) .311 (-) .364 (-) 0.9% (-) 11.3% (-) 4.7% (-)
Bryan De La Cruz 87 .207 (-) .253 (-) .341 (-) 2.8% (-) 26.5% (-) 5.6% (-)

Cubs vs. Marlins Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cubs vs. Marlins is the Cubs (-110 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we prefer the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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