The Chicago Cubs will play host to the Philadelphia Phillies today in the first game of a three-game series, the Cubs swept the Phillies in a three-game series in Philadelphia winning 15-2, 6-2, and 4-3 from July 22 to July 24 this season. The Phillies are on a two-game losing streak after dropping their final home game 8-7 in 11-innings to Atlanta on Sunday.
With 10 games left on their schedule, the Phillies are 1.5 games behind the Padres for the second of three wild card spots. The Brewers are 1.5 games behind Philadelphia. After this series against Chicago, the Phillies will head to Washington for four games and Houston for three. The Phillies are seventh, averaging 4.7 runs per game, sixth with 195 home runs, and eighth with 94 stolen bases.
On the other hand, don’t tell the Chicago Cubs there’s nothing to play for. They are eliminated from playoff contention and are 21.5 games out of first place, with a firm grip on third in the division, but playing well. Chicago won for the fifth time in six games on Sunday by beating the Pirates 8-3. They are also 9-4 in their last 13, including a three-game road sweep against the Mets.
Marcus Stroman will make the start for the Chicago Cubs today. Stroman faced the Phillies on July 23 and allowed one run in six innings of work. On the season, he is 1-5 with a 6.31 ERA at home. Meanwhile, Zack Wheeler will head to the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies. Wheeler only allowed one earned run in seven innings against the Cubs, opposing Stroman on July 23. The Cubs won that game 6-2 in 10 innings.
Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago Cubs Game Information
- Date: 09/27/2022
- Time: 07:40 PM ET
- Location: Wrigley FieldChicago,IL
- How to Watch Phillies vs Cubs: Star+
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Phillies vs Cubs Betting Lines
Cubs are +145 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $145. On the other side, Phillies are –165 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $60.61.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Cubs at a 40.82% chance of winning the game, meanwhile, Phillies have 62.26% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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