Phillies vs Cubs Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – September 29, 2022

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The Chicago Cubs (69-86) meet the Philadelphia Phillies (83-71), who will be attempting to stop a four-game losing skid, Thursday at 2:20 PM ET, at Wrigley Field. The starting pitchers are Ranger Suarez (10-5) for the Phillies, and Javier Assad (1-2) for the Cubs.

Even though the Phillies are playing on the road at the Cubs, they are currently favored on the moneyline at -197, compared to the home team at +164. The game’s total is set at 8.

Phillies vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

Philadelphia Phillies (-1.5)

Moneyline

Phillies (-197)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -107, Under: -113)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, September 29, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Phillies Injury Report

Name Status Injury
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
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
Drew Smyly Day-to-day Shoulder

Last Time Out: Phillies and Cubs

Yesterday, the Cubs claimed a 4-2 victory over the Phillies, with Hayden Wesneski (5.00 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 3 K) registering the win for the Cubs. Christopher Morel went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI to lead the offensive attack. Aaron Nola (6.00 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 8 K) picked up the loss for the Phillies.

Betting Trends

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Phillies have been favorites in 101 games this season and won 59 (58.4%) of those contests. Philadelphia has a record of 22-3 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -197 on the moneyline. The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 66.3% chance of a victory for the Phillies. Games involving Philadelphia have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 79 of 158 chances this season. The Phillies are 77-81-0 against the spread in their 158 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Schwarber 148 .213 (127) .314 (92) .485 (19) 6.6% (3) 30.3% (131) 12.3% (12)
Rhys Hoskins 149 .253 (73) .340 (46) .472 (24) 4.5% (28) 24.9% (112) 10.8% (25)
J.T. Realmuto 133 .271 (42) .339 (49) .472 (24) 3.9% (45) 20.7% (78) 7.6% (81)
Alec Bohm 144 .288 (22) .324 (69) .406 (88) 2.0% (110) 17.7% (51) 5.0% (125)
Bryce Harper 93 .286 (-) .364 (-) .528 (-) 4.5% (-) 21.0% (-) 10.9% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been chosen as underdogs in 110 games this year and have walked away with the win 52 times (47.3%) in those games. This year, Chicago has won 10 of 26 games when listed as at least +164 or worse on the moneyline. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 37.9% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 64 of 158 chances this season. The Cubs have posted a record of 80-78-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 151 .270 (44) .340 (46) .445 (52) 2.8% (81) 23.6% (96) 8.8% (64)
Nico Hoerner 128 .287 (23) .333 (55) .414 (79) 1.8% (115) 11.2% (6) 5.3% (121)
Willson Contreras 109 .244 (-) .348 (-) .465 (-) 4.5% (-) 21.1% (-) 9.0% (-)
Patrick Wisdom 129 .208 (129) .300 (116) .431 (67) 4.9% (19) 33.9% (134) 10.2% (34)
Seiya Suzuki 104 .263 (-) .336 (-) .433 (-) 3.1% (-) 24.7% (-) 9.1% (-)

Phillies vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Phillies to win (-197 on the moneyline), while we predict the scoring will go over the total (8 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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