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Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants Betting Matchup Report

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April 12, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Odds

7-3TEAM RECORD3-6

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Friday.

The Cubs will turn to Carlos Villanueva and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Giants send Matt Cain (0-1) to the hill.

View San Francisco vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cubs as +125 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Cubs sit at No. 10 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 5 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 6 in the National League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 13 ranking in that category.

San Francisco brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs' league No. 5-ranked defense.

In their last action, San Francisco was a 7-6 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on San Francisco at -128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. San Francisco got the job done in their last match in a 7-6 victory over Chicago on Thursday at Wrigley Field behind starter Ryan Vogelsong .

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing San Francisco are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Giants at Cubs trends to consider:
San Francisco is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Francisco is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
San Francisco is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
Chi Cubs are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Chi Cubs are 3-10 SU in their last 13 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at Chi Cubs, Saturday, April 13