Sunday's game features the Arizona Diamondbacks (78-72) and the Chicago Cubs (78-71) facing off at Chase Field in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 6-4 win for the Diamondbacks according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on September 17.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Jordan Wicks (3-0) to the mound, while Ryne Nelson (7-8) will get the nod for the Diamondbacks.

Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 7:10 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Cubs vs. Diamondbacks Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 5.

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Diamondbacks

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Cubs Performance Insights

  • The Cubs have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have combined to hit the over two times.
  • The Cubs have not played a game with a spread over their last 10 outings.
  • This season, the Cubs have been favored 83 times and won 47, or 56.6%, of those games.
  • Chicago has a record of 47-36, a 56.6% win rate, when favored by -115 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The Cubs have a 53.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Chicago has scored the seventh-most runs in the majors this season with 747.
  • The Cubs' 4.12 team ERA ranks 14th across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 L 6-4 Justin Steele vs Brandon Pfaadt
September 16 @ Diamondbacks L 7-6 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
September 22 Rockies - Kyle Hendricks vs Peter Lambert
September 23 Rockies - Jordan Wicks vs Kyle Freeland