Miami Marlins VS Chicago Cubs

MLB Baseball 07:10 PM EST

Saturday

04/16/2019

NSCH

Spread: Chicago Cubs -149

Over/Under: 8.5

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Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins 4/16/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

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Chicago Cubs started with a rough road, and since then they are slowly trying to get back on track. The Cubs will be facing Miami Marlins on Tuesday and they will need to do their best to rebound in this match. Chicago is holding a 5-9 record after a poor 1-6 start. Miami Marlins on the other hand have struggled as they hold a record of 4-12. The Marlins have been outsourced by 34 runs in 16 games allowing that to be the worst in the MLB league. Chicago has managed to score but are struggling from other issues.

Jayson Heyward is the leader in batting for the Cubs with an average of .375 along with four home runs and 10 RBIs. Chicago has allowed 23 home runs, but they have also picked up 23. As a team, Chicago is holding a .272 batting average overall and opposing hitters are averaging at .277.

Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins Predictions 4/16/2019

Miami Marlins have given up 19 home runs and won just 16 in return. Martin Prado is the leader in batting for the Marlins with an average of .462 along with two RBIs. In the last eight games Prado has had at least one hit and Miami has 19 doubles by giving up 35 in return. Chicago will be sending Cole Hamels to the mound on Tuesday. Hamels is 2-0 this season with an ERA of 3.79.

Hamels has given up four hits, six strikeouts and no walks in his eight pitched innings over the last week. In each of his last three games, Hamels gave up three home runs and he holds 15 strikeouts with just three walks for the season.

Miami will be sending Sandy Alcantara to the mound on Tuesday, Alcantara is 1-1 this season with an ERA of 4.24 and he has not given up a homer. However, in his last game Alcantara pitched five innings and gave up 11 hits and six runs. On this season, the Marlins pitcher has 12 strikeouts and seven walks.

Chicago Cubs vs. Miami Marlins. The MLB pick for this match is Over 8.5 Runs. Both teams have struggled with their pitching squad in the start of the season and things might change in this matchup. Final score Prediction, Miami Marlins will win but the best play here is over 7-6.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:10 PM EST

Location: Marlins Park in Miami, Florida

Date: April 16, 2019

TV: NSCH

MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs -149

Total Odds: 8.5

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