Will Cubs Make The Playoffs 2023?
Cubs chances to make playoffs 2023 is higher as they are second behind Phillies in the Wild Card Race with a 75-64 win loss ratio.
With a win-loss record of 75-64 in the last 139 games played, the Cubs currently stand in the position behind the Brewers in the division with increasing the probability of winning the division and also for the wild card berths.
As the NL wild card battle and the Divisional title battle become a closely contested race, the Cubs have higher chances of making it into the playoffs and also might clinch the division upsetting the Brewers.
As far as the remaining games are concerned, there are a total of 23 games remaining in the regular season for the Cubs to make it into the playoffs.
With the 3 games ahead of the Diamondbacks for the second NL wild-card berth, they will be up against the Giants in their second game on 5th September. The team will be closer to either clinching the division or making the playoff spot if they continue to play in better form.
Their schedule shows that the Cubs have remaining matches against the Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, and Atlanta Braves.
Among the remaining fixtures scheduled for the Cubs, the tough games they have to get a result against is when they play against the Arizona Diamondbacks who are in the race for the Wild Card playoff berth, and the game against Brewers and the Braves.
The Braves are currently at the top of the National League as they are close to securing their place in the playoffs whereas Brewers stand in the top position of the NL Central Divison.
They will play a total of 7 games against the Diamondbacks with four games being played from 7th to 10th September and the other three from 15th to 17th September.
These matches will be crucial for the Cubs which can decide whether they will clinch the division or not or make the wild card spots though they are in a strong position to make that possible this season.