Ryan Vogelsong, Scott Feldman take mound in Cubs vs Giants tilt
San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the San Francisco Giants invade Wrigley Field on Thursday.
The Cubs will turn to Scott Feldman and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Giants send Ryan Vogelsong (0-1) to the hill.
Bettors looking to back visiting San Francisco before the first pitch in this match found them as 117-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8 earlier at TopBet.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 10-ranked Cubs and the National League No. 5-rated Giants in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the National League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 6.5 hits per game. The Giants average 9 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.
Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the National League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 2.3 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.
The Giants were a 10-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -130 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco ran up the score in their last game on Wednesday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 10-0 victory against Colorado.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
A few Giants at Cubs trends to consider:
San Francisco is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing San Francisco
Chi Cubs are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games at home
San Francisco at Chi Cubs, Friday, April 12