Phillies vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – September 27, 2022

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At Wrigley Field on Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs (67-86) open a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (83-69), at 7:40 PM ET. Zack Wheeler (11-7) will start for the Phillies, and Marcus Stroman (5-7) for the Cubs.

Bookmakers have set the Phillies as the moderate moneyline favorites (-173) on the road versus the Cubs (+143). The over/under for this contest is set at 7.

Phillies vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

Philadelphia Phillies (-1.5)

Moneyline

Phillies (-173)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -101, Under: -120)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Phillies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Nicholas Castellanos 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Edmundo Sosa 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Brad Hand 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Corey Knebel 60 Day Injury List Back
Hans Crouse 60 Day Injury List Bicep
James McArthur 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Kent Emanuel 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Mark Appel 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Damon Jones 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Simon Muzziotti 60 Day Injury List Undisclosed

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Nick Madrigal 10 Day Injury List Groin
Willson Contreras 10 Day Injury List Ankle
Steven Brault 15 Day Injury List Shouder
Justin Steele 15 Day Injury List Back
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jason Heyward 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kyle Hendricks 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 60 Day Injury List Back
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Rafael Ortega 60 Day Injury List Finger
Nico Hoerner Day-to-day Tricep

Last Time Out: Phillies and Cubs

The Phillies lost 8-7 to the Braves Tuesday, with Andrew Bellatti (one inning, giving up two earned runs on three hits) on the hook for the loss. Kyle Schwarber went 2-for-3 with two home runs and two RBI to lead the Phillies offensively in the defeat.

The Cubs took down the Pirates 8-3 Tuesday. Patrick Wisdom led the way offensively after going 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI, and Adrian Sampson got the win, throwing six innings, giving up one earned run on four hits while striking out three.

Betting Trends

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Phillies have won 59, or 59.6%, of the 99 games they’ve played as favorites this season. Philadelphia is 31-7 this season when entering a game favored by -173 or more on the moneyline. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 63.4% chance of a victory for the Phillies. Philadelphia’s games have gone over the total in 79 of their 156 chances. The Phillies have an ATS record of 77-79-0 in 156 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Schwarber 146 .214 (126) .314 (90) .487 (19) 6.7% (3) 30.4% (130) 12.4% (11)
Rhys Hoskins 147 .251 (79) .338 (50) .474 (29) 4.6% (26) 24.8% (109) 10.8% (26)
J.T. Realmuto 131 .274 (37) .343 (39) .479 (23) 4.0% (41) 20.7% (76) 7.7% (81)
Alec Bohm 142 .290 (22) .324 (69) .410 (84) 2.0% (109) 17.8% (49) 4.9% (127)
Bryce Harper 91 .287 (-) .367 (-) .531 (-) 4.7% (-) 21.2% (-) 11.1% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been chosen as underdogs in 108 games this year and have walked away with the win 50 times (46.3%) in those games. This season, Chicago has come away with a win 18 times in 44 chances when named as an underdog of at least +143 or longer on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 41.2% chance of walking away with the win. Chicago and their opponents have gone over in 64 of their 156 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. In 156 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 78-78-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 149 .270 (43) .340 (44) .447 (51) 2.8% (80) 23.7% (97) 8.9% (59)
Nico Hoerner 126 .290 (22) .336 (52) .419 (71) 1.9% (112) 11.0% (6) 5.4% (120)
Patrick Wisdom 127 .208 (128) .302 (112) .434 (63) 5.0% (17) 33.7% (133) 10.3% (36)
Christopher Morel 105 .240 (-) .314 (-) .432 (-) 3.5% (-) 32.7% (-) 9.1% (-)
Yan Gomes 83 .227 (-) .254 (-) .352 (-) 2.9% (-) 16.1% (-) 2.9% (-)

Phillies vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our pick for this matchup is the Phillies to emerge victorious (-173 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (7 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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