At 9:40 from Chase Field in Phoenix, we have an NL matchup between the Cubs and Diamondbacks. Heading into Tuesday's game, the Cubs are 10-6, and the Diamondbacks are just below .500 at 8-9. Tommy Henry is starting for the Diamondbacks, and he is facing off against Kyle Hendricks for the Cubs.

Arizona comes into this one as the slight favorite, with money line odds of -122, and the over/under line is at 10 runs. If you're looking to watch this game on TV, it is being carried by MARQ.


The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks Moneyline -122

This game will be played at Chase Field at 9:40 ET on Tuesday, April 16th.


  • We have the Diamondbacks winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Cubs to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Chicago picked up a 3-2 road win over the Diamondbacks in the most recent game of this series. The Cubs offense only had one more hit than the Diamondbacks and struck out 11 times, but still picked up the win. Heading into the game, they were at +132 on the money line.

Ben Brown started for the Cubs and went six innings while giving up just one hit and one earned run. He finished the game with four strikeouts but issued two walks. Keegan Thompson got the win out of the bullpen, and Craig Kimbrel got the save.

Merrill Kelly had a solid outing for the Diamondbacks, going five innings and giving up just one earned run on three hits. He finished the game with five strikeouts but took the loss. Bryce Jarvis got tagged for the only home run of the game.

Cubs Records & Stats

As the Cubs are on the road today vs. the Diamondbacks, they are riding a three-game winning streak. In the NL Central, they are a half-game behind the Pirates for the division lead and are currently in 3rd place. So far, they have yet to play a game in their division.

Chicago has a series record of 3-2 this season, and they are coming off series wins over the Mariners and Padres. At home, they have gone 5-1 compared to 5-5 on the road.

When the Cubs are on the road, they have been a solid bet to cover the run line, going 7-3 so far this season. They have covered the run line in three straight road games and are 8-4 against the run line as the underdog. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.8, while it is -4.0 in losses.

The Cubs have gone under in four straight games, and their over/under record for the season is 8-8. Their games have averaged 9.8 runs per game, and their average over/under line for the season is 8 runs. Today's O/U line is set at 10 runs, and the Cubs have not had a game this season with an over/under line set at 10 runs. In fact, 100% of their games have had lower lines than 10 runs.

Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs are on the road to take on the Diamondbacks. Hendricks has started 3 games so far this season, and he has taken the loss in both of his road starts. In his most recent outing, he went 5 innings and gave up 7 hits and 2 home runs in a loss to the Padres.

When looking at the Cubs' player prop projections for hits and home runs, we see that Cody Bellinger has the 3rd highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 2nd best on the team and 11th in the league today. Garrett Cooper's home run projection is 11th in the league today. Nico Hoerner has the 2nd highest hits projection on the team, and Nick Madrigal has the highest total hits projection on the Cubs.

Diamondbacks Records & Stats

With an overall record of 8-9, the Diamondbacks are 3rd in the NL West, two games behind the Padres and Dodgers. Arizona is coming off a series loss, dropping the series two games to one vs. the Cardinals. At home, the Diamondbacks are 6-5 this season.

Looking at Arizona's series record, they have gone 3-2 so far and have won their last two series. When favored, the Diamondbacks are 7-4 this season compared to 1-5 as the underdog.

When the Diamondbacks win, they win by an average of five runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 2.2 runs per game. Arizona's run line record is 10-7, and they are 7-4 against the run line at home. As the favorite, they are 6-5 against the run line, and as the underdog, they are 4-2.

The Diamondbacks have been trending towards the under recently, with their last three games all finishing below the over/under line. Their games have averaged 9.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 8-9 overall. Their games have had an average over/under line of 9 runs, and they have had four games with over/under lines set at 10 runs this season.

Tommy Henry will be starting for the Diamondbacks today as they take on the Cubs. This will be his 3rd start of the season, and he has yet to pick up a win. In his first start, he went 4 innings and gave up 5 runs, and in his last outing, he went 5 innings and gave up 3 runs.

When looking at the Diamondbacks' player props, we see Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is projected to have the most hits on the team and his home run projection is the best on the team and 13th best in the league today. Ketel Marte is our 2nd best player in terms of total hits on the team and has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and 13th best in the league. Christian Walker is 4th in terms of total hits on the team and his home run projection is 2nd best on the team and 14th best in the league.