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Cubs vs. Padres Prediction for MLB Friday [6/2/2023]

Cubs vs. Padres Prediction for MLB Friday [6/2/2023]

The San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs lock horns in MLB action at PETCO Park on Friday, starting at 9:40PM ET.

Michael Wacha (5-1, 3.45 ERA) will get the ball for the Padres, up against Jameson Taillon (0-3, 8.04 ERA) for the Cubs.

Dimers' free betting picks for Cubs vs. Padres, as well as game predictions and betting odds, are detailed below.


Who Will Win: Cubs vs. Padres

Using cutting-edge computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Friday's Cubs-Padres MLB matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' proven predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, gives the Padres a 60% chance of winning against the Cubs.

More: Cubs vs. Padres Simulated 10K Times

Cubs vs. Padres Odds [6/2]

  • Run Line: Padres -1.5 (+115), Cubs +1.5 (-130)
  • Moneyline: Padres -170, Cubs +152
  • Total: Over/Under 8.5 (-120/+100)

The Padres are currently -1.5 favorites against the Cubs, with +115 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the underdog Cubs (+1.5) to cover the run line, PointsBet has the best odds currently on offer at -130.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Padres at -170. That means you can risk $170 to win $100, for a total payout of $270, if they get the W.

Meanwhile, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Cubs at +152, where you can bet $100 to profit $152, earning a total payout of $252, if they win.

The Over/Under is set at 8.5 with PointsBet, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -120, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at +100.

As always, make sure you check all of the legal sportbooks available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Cubs (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 8.5 runs has a 53% chance of going Under.

More: Live Win Probabilities for All Major Sports

Best Bets: Cubs vs. Padres

  • Run Line: Cubs +1.5 @ -130 via PointsBet (59% probability)
  • Moneyline: Cubs @ +152 via FanDuel Sportsbook (0.6% edge)
  • Total: Under 8.5 @ +100 via BetMGM (53% probability)


Our best bets are based on complex simulations and gambling expertise to help you make smarter investments with the legal sportsbooks in America.

While the Padres are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Cubs moneyline is the best option due to the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers is crucial to achieving long-term profitability as a bettor.

Cubs vs. Padres Prediction

Dimers.com predicts that the Padres are more likely to defeat the Cubs at PETCO Park on Friday.

This prediction is based on comprehensive data-driven analysis, with the Padres given a 60% probability of winning after conducting 10,000 simulations of the game.

Click or tap on See Matchup for more information.


Dimers has full coverage of Friday's Cubs-Padres game, including pregame predictions, free picks, and live win probabilities.

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates frequently, so keep an eye on this article for any changes to our betting analysis before Cubs vs. Padres on Friday June 2, 2023.


Cubs vs. Padres 2023

Friday's MLB game between the Padres and Cubs at PETCO Park is scheduled to start at 9:40PM ET.

  • Who: Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres
  • Date: Friday June 2, 2023
  • Time: 9:40PM ET / 6:40PM PT
  • Venue: PETCO Park

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Dimers' picks and predictions are based on 10,000 simulations per game, using reliable and up-to-date data sources and analytical methods.

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Kevin Hansen
Senior Sports Analyst

Kevin has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks.


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