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Marlins vs. Cubs odds, line, picks: Proven model reveals MLB picks for August 5, 2022 matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated its MLB picks today for Friday's contest between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs
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The Miami Marlins (48-57) head to Wrigley Field and face the Chicago Cubs (41-63) on Friday afternoon, with the first pitch set for 2:20 p.m. ET. Chicago is listed as the -140 favorite (risk $140 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Marlins vs. Cubs odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total runs scored is 7.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).

Before making any Marlins vs. Cubs picks, you NEED to check out the MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it enters Week 18 on a 20-14 roll on top-rated MLB picks, returning almost $400 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

The model knows Miami infielder Miguel Rojas is an excellent defender with a strong arm and solid instincts. Rojas owns the versatilely to play multiple positions within the infield. The 33-year-old doesn't have much power but has a compact swing with solid plate coverage. He's recorded 14 doubles and driven in 28 RBI. 

The model also knows Chicago right fielder Seiya Suzuki is a well-rounded player with great eyes at the plate. He's extremely disciplined and won't be ultra-aggressive with pitches out of the strike zone. Suzuki has a strong throwing arm with dependable range. The 27-year-old is batting .252 with eight home runs and 31 RBI. 

Now, the model has set its sights on Marlins vs. Cubs. We can tell you the model is leaning Over the total, and it also says one side of the money line has ALL the value. You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks.

So who wins Marlins vs. Cubs? And which side of the money line has ALL the value? Join SportsLine here to find out, all from the model that has crushed its top-rated MLB money-line picks!

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