Betting Lines, Selections, and Forecasts for Chicago Cubs versus San Diego Padres

The Chicago Cubs (6-4) are set to continue their three-game series against the San Diego Padres (6-7) on Tuesday. The game will kick off at 10:05 p.m. ET at Petco Park and will be broadcasted on TBS. Let’s examine the betting lines provided by BetMGM Sportsbook for the Cubs vs. Padres matchup and offer our expert MLB picks and predictions for the most favorable bets.

In the season series so far, the Padres hold a 1-0 lead.

During Monday’s game, San Diego staged an impressive comeback to secure a 9-8 victory in a thrilling contest. Despite the Cubs taking an early 8-0 lead after 5½ innings with four runs scored in the 2nd and 4th innings without any home runs, the Padres orchestrated a remarkable 7-run 6th inning, spurred by two 2-run homers — one each from 1B Jake Cronenworth and 2B Xander Bogaerts.

The Padres surged ahead in the bottom of the 8th inning courtesy of RF Fernando Tatis Jr.’s 2-out, 2-run homer and managed to maintain their lead for the comeback win. According to ESPN, it marked the first time since 2002 that the Cubs lost a game after leading by 8 or more runs, breaking a streak of 234 consecutive victories in such scenarios.

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