Friday's game features the Chicago Cubs (78-69) and the Arizona Diamondbacks (76-72) squaring off at Chase Field in what should be a tight matchup, with a projected 6-4 victory for the Cubs according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 9:40 PM ET on September 15.

The probable starters are Justin Steele (16-3) for the Cubs and Brandon Pfaadt (1-8) for the Diamondbacks.

Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, September 15, 2023 at 9:40 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 5.

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Diamondbacks

  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Cubs Performance Insights

  • The Cubs have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and won five of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have combined to hit the over just once.
  • Sportsbooks have not set a spread for any of the Cubs' last 10 games.
  • This season, the Cubs have been favored 81 times and won 47, or 58%, of those games.
  • Chicago has entered 47 games this season favored by -135 or more and is 31-16 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Cubs, based on the moneyline, is 57.4%.
  • Chicago has scored 737 runs this season, which ranks seventh in MLB.
  • The Cubs' 4.11 team ERA ranks 14th across all league pitching staffs.

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 9 Diamondbacks L 3-2 Justin Steele vs Merrill Kelly
September 10 Diamondbacks W 5-2 Kyle Hendricks vs Joe Mantiply
September 11 @ Rockies W 5-4 Jordan Wicks vs Kyle Freeland
September 12 @ Rockies L 6-4 Javier Assad vs Chris Flexen
September 13 @ Rockies L 7-3 Jameson Taillon vs Ty Blach
September 15 @ Diamondbacks - Justin Steele vs Brandon Pfaadt
September 16 @ Diamondbacks - Kyle Hendricks vs Zach Davies
September 17 @ Diamondbacks - Jordan Wicks vs Ryne Nelson
September 19 Pirates - Javier Assad vs TBA
September 20 Pirates - Jameson Taillon vs Mitch Keller
September 21 Pirates - Justin Steele vs Johan Oviedo