The Chicago Cubs (78-69) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (76-72) will go head to head in the series opener on Friday, September 15 at Chase Field, with Justin Steele getting the nod for the Cubs and Brandon Pfaadt taking the hill for the Diamondbacks. The first pitch will be thrown at 9:40 PM ET.

Bookmakers list the Cubs as -135 moneyline favorites, while giving the underdog Diamondbacks +110 moneyline odds. The total is 8.5 runs for the contest.

Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Venue: Chase Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Steele - CHC (16-3, 2.83 ERA) vs Pfaadt - ARI (1-8, 6.25 ERA)

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Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted at several sportsbooks.

Cubs Moneyline Diamondbacks Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -135 +110 - 8.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cubs have been favorites in 81 games this season and won 47 (58%) of those contests.
  • The Cubs have a record of 31-16 when they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -135 or shorter (66% winning percentage).
  • Chicago has a 57.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Cubs were favored on the moneyline for nine of their last 10 games, and they finished 5-4 in those matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings, Chicago and its opponents combined to go over the run total one time (all 10 games had set totals).
  • The Diamondbacks have been victorious in 36, or 45.6%, of the 79 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This year, the Diamondbacks have won 21 of 50 games when listed as at least +110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Diamondbacks have played as underdogs in six of their past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Arizona and its opponents are 3-6-1 in the last 10 games with a total.

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Cubs Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +3300 12th 2nd
Win NL Central +900 - 2nd

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