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Chicago Cubs take on Giants in baseball test

Chicago CubsSan Francisco Giants
June 4, 3:45 PM | GrassAT&T Park

Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the San Francisco vs Chicago battle on Monday at AT&T Park as the Giants try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Giants will rely on Ryan Vogelsong to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jeff Samardzija will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Ryan Vogelsong is 3-2 this season, and Jeff Samardzija is 5-3.

View Chi Cubs vs San Francisco Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Giants as -140 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Giants sit at No. 6 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cubs sit at a National League No. 12 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features San Francisco's National League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Cubs offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.6 runs per game in the league. The Giants have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

San Francisco owns the National League's No. 5 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's National League No. 13-rated defense.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -130 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Barry Zito shut down the Cubs in their last game, striking out 5 in a 2-0 shutout over Chicago in baseball action at AT&T Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Cubs at Giants trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Chi Cubs are 3-15 SU in their last 18 games
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Milwaukee, Tuesday, June 5
San Francisco at San Diego, Tuesday, June 5

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