Phillies vs Cubs Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Wednesday, September 28

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On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Phillies (83-70) are visiting the Chicago Cubs (68-86), at 7:40 PM ET. The Phillies have lost three straight. The Phillies will hand the ball to Aaron Nola (10-11), and the Cubs will counter with Hayden Wesneski (2-1).

Despite being on the road the Phillies are a moderate moneyline favorite (-196) over the Cubs (+165). The game has an over/under of 7 runs.

Phillies vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

Philadelphia Phillies (-1.5)

Moneyline

Phillies (-196)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -105, Under: -117)

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

  • Game Day: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:40 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
Nicholas Castellanos Day-to-day Oblique

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
Willson Contreras Day-to-day Ankle
Drew Smyly Day-to-day Shoulder

Last Time Out: Phillies and Cubs

These squads meet again after the Cubs’ 2-1 victory over the Phillies yesterday. Marcus Stroman (7.00 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 6 K) earned the win for the Cubs. Christopher Morel went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI to lead the team on offense. Connor Brogdon (1.00 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 K) took the loss on the mound for the Phillies.

Betting Trends

Phillies Betting Records and Team Stats

The Phillies have been favorites in 100 games this season and won 59 (59%) of those contests. This season, Philadelphia has won 22 of its 25 games, or 88%, when favored by at least -196 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 66.2% chance of a victory for the Phillies. Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in 79 of their 157 games with a total this season. The Phillies are 77-80-0 ATS in their 157 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Schwarber 147 .212 (127) .313 (93) .485 (20) 6.6% (3) 30.4% (131) 12.4% (12)
Rhys Hoskins 148 .250 (81) .336 (53) .470 (31) 4.6% (27) 24.9% (113) 10.7% (26)
J.T. Realmuto 132 .274 (37) .342 (42) .477 (23) 3.9% (45) 20.7% (77) 7.7% (81)
Alec Bohm 143 .288 (23) .323 (70) .408 (87) 2.0% (110) 17.7% (50) 4.9% (128)
Bryce Harper 92 .289 (-) .368 (-) .534 (-) 4.6% (-) 21.0% (-) 11.0% (-)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have won in 51, or 46.8%, of the 109 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Chicago has a mark of 10-16 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +165 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 37.7% chance of walking away with the win. Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 64 of their 157 opportunities. The Cubs have posted a record of 79-78-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 150 .272 (41) .342 (42) .448 (51) 2.8% (81) 23.7% (95) 8.8% (62)
Nico Hoerner 127 .288 (23) .334 (54) .416 (78) 1.9% (113) 10.9% (5) 5.4% (121)
Willson Contreras 108 .246 (-) .351 (-) .470 (-) 4.5% (-) 21.1% (-) 9.0% (-)
Patrick Wisdom 128 .207 (129) .300 (117) .431 (65) 4.9% (20) 33.7% (134) 10.3% (34)
Seiya Suzuki 104 .263 (-) .336 (-) .433 (-) 3.1% (-) 24.7% (-) 9.1% (-)

Phillies vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Phillies vs. Cubs sees the Phillies (-196 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we recommend betting on the over on 7 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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