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San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The San Francisco Giants (65-72) have dropped four games in a row as they ready to take on the Chicago Cubs (57-80), who have lost two straight. Friday’s matchup at Wrigley Field begins at 4:05 PM ET.

As the favorite, the Giants (-152 moneyline odds) visit the Cubs (+130). The San Francisco Giants will give the start to Carlos Rodon (12-7, 2.92 ERA), who is looking for win No. 13 on the season, and the Cubs will turn to Drew Smyly (5-8, 3.84 ERA). The contest has a set total of 8.5.

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Giants vs. Cubs Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Giants

  • Over the last 10 games, San Francisco was listed as the moneyline favorite by bookmakers only twice, and it won both games.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all had set totals), the Giants combined with their opponents to go over the total seven times.
  • San Francisco’s ATS record is 7-3-0 over its past 10 games.

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Cubs

  • Chicago has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and won one of those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Cubs and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • Chicago is 3-7-0 ATS over its last 10 games.
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Giants vs. Cubs Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Carlos Rodón

  • When Rodon starts, the Giants are 15-12-0 against the spread.
  • The Giants have been the moneyline favorite in 21 of Rodon’s starts this season, and they went 12-9 in those games.
  • Rodon’s team is 13-14 in his 27 starts.
  • Rodon’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in 12 of 27 games.

Projected starter: Drew Smyly

  • Smyly and his team are 9-10-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Chicago has a record of 4-10 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Smyly’s team has a 7-12 record in his starts this season.
  • Games started by Smyly have a 5-13-1 record at hitting the over this season.

Giants Batting Leaders

  • Wilmer Flores paces the Giants with 63 runs batted in.
  • Flores’ home runs rank 63rd in MLB and he ranks 56th in RBI in MLB.
  • Thairo Estrada is hitting .260 to pace his team.
  • Estrada ranks 123rd in homers and 90th in RBI among hitters in baseball.
  • Joc Pederson paces the Giants with 22 home runs.
  • Mike Yastrzemski is batting .212 with 26 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 55 walks.
  • Yastrzemski enters this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .357 with two doubles, a triple, a walk and an RBI.

Cubs Batting Leaders

  • Ian Happ leads Chicago in runs batted in with 64 and has a batting average of .272.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Happ is 70th in home runs and 49th in RBI.
  • Nico Hoerner’s batting average of .285 leads all Chicago hitters this season.
  • Hoerner ranks 189th in home runs and 127th in RBI among all major league hitters this season.
  • Hoerner has safely hit in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .278 with a double, two triples and a walk.
  • Seiya Suzuki has 92 hits this season and a slash line of .264/.337/.436.
  • Suzuki enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .316 with a double, two home runs, two walks and four RBI.
  • Christopher Morel has 80 hits and an OBP of .312 to go with a slugging percentage of .443 this season.
  • Morel has hit safely in three straight games. In his last five games he is batting .214 with a double, two walks and two RBI.

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