Saturday's game that pits the Chicago Cubs (78-70) versus the Arizona Diamondbacks (77-72) at Chase Field is expected to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-4 in favor of the Cubs. Game time is at 8:10 PM ET on September 16.

The Cubs will give the nod to Kyle Hendricks (6-7) versus the Diamondbacks and Zach Davies (2-5).

Diamondbacks vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 8:10 PM ET
  • Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
  • How to Watch on TV: ARID
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Diamondbacks vs. Cubs Score Prediction

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

Total Prediction for Diamondbacks vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Diamondbacks Performance Insights

  • In seven games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Diamondbacks have posted a mark of 4-3.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Arizona and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on four occasions.
  • The Diamondbacks' previous 10 games have not had a spread set by bookmakers.
  • The Diamondbacks have been chosen as underdogs in 80 games this year and have walked away with the win 37 times (46.2%) in those games.
  • Arizona has a win-loss record of 32-41 when favored by -105 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Diamondbacks have a 51.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Arizona scores the 13th-most runs in baseball (685 total, 4.6 per game).
  • The Diamondbacks have the 22nd-ranked ERA (4.63) in the majors this season.

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Diamondbacks Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 11 @ Mets W 4-3 Zach Davies vs José Quintana
September 12 @ Mets L 7-4 Ryne Nelson vs Jose Butto
September 13 @ Mets L 7-1 Zac Gallen vs Joey Lucchesi
September 14 @ Mets L 11-1 Merrill Kelly vs Kodai Senga
September 15 Cubs W 6-4 Brandon Pfaadt vs Justin Steele
September 16 Cubs - Zach Davies vs Kyle Hendricks
September 17 Cubs - Ryne Nelson vs Jordan Wicks
September 19 Giants - Zac Gallen vs Alex Cobb
September 20 Giants - Merrill Kelly vs Logan Webb
September 22 @ Yankees - Brandon Pfaadt vs TBA
September 23 @ Yankees - TBA vs TBA