San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs - DraftKings Sportsbook Promo and Prediction

June 15, 2022

10:35 AM ET Jun 15
Padres vs Cubs
Padres to win

The San Diego Padres are aiming to take the series against the Chicago Cubs when they play at Wrigley Field on Wednesday. Ryan Weathers will make his MLB debut for the team in 2022 as he was able to have a record of 4-7 with a 5.32 ERA in 18 starts in 2021.

As for the Cubs, Caleb Kilian will make his second career start and look to fix his slumping start during his game against the St. Louis Cardinals, where he allowed three runs on three hits and two walks.

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The Pick: Padres Moneyline @ -115
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Why bet on SD Padres?

✅ San Diego is 2nd in National League West with a 39-24 record
✅ Manny Machado leads the team with 10 home runs while racking a .906 OPS
✅ San Diego has a Moneyline coverage record of 39-24 and is going 7-3 in their last 10 games.

Teams:San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs
When:Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022, at 8:05 PM ET
Venue:Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Betting Pick:SD Padres to win Moneyline @ -115

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San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs


The San Diego Padres have been struggling with the bats as of late, as they are currently 25th in the league with a .672 team OPS and are also averaging 4.39 runs per game. One of their key offensive players this season has been their star third baseman Manny Machado, who has .921 OPS with 10 home runs and 38 RBI.

Pitcher Ryan Weathers is working to improve his performance after his rookie season, as he was in the first quartile of the chase rate. Weathers struggled against the Chicago Cubs last season, as he allowed seven runs on 12 hits in 10 innings.


The Chicago Cubs are currently 14th in the league with a .709 team batting average while scoring 4.23 runs per game. One of their key offensive players this season has been left fielder Ian Happ, who has a .838 OPS and seven home runs.

The team currently has a shortage of pitching arms, as they have Drew Smyly, Wade Miley, and Marcus Stroman on the IL. With a 5.40 ERA, Caleb Kilian could be called up to start this game. He has only struck out six and walked two in 6 2/3 innings.

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