Money Line: 137.00 Chi Cubs (Away)
Play On: Cubs +137 (5*)
The Marlins will be facing a Cubs team that despite a poor record has average only 0.59 fielding errors per game. Since Game 82 of the season, Miami has gone an atrocious 14-37 versus opponents that average 0.60 or fewer errors per game. Miami has won their last 2 games. However, the Marlins are 0-5 in their last 5 immediately following 2 straight wins and were outscored by an average of 4.0 runs per game. Pablo Lopez has been in poor form over his last 3 starts with a 7.53 ERA/1.69 WHIP.
Adrian Sampson has exhibited very good form over his last 3 starts with a 1.59 ERA/1.00 WHIP. Sampson will have strong Supports from a Cubs bullpen which has compiled a sparkling 2.77 ERA/1.15 WHIP over their last 7 games.