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Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the San Francisco Giants

San Francisco Giants

vs

Chicago Cubs
Thursday, August 21, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The San Francisco Giants will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Chicago sends Travis Wood out against Madison Bumgarner for the San Francisco Giants in this game. Wood is 7-10 with a 4.86 ERA on the season, while Bumgarner is 13-9 on the year and has a 3.14 ERA.

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Computer Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-3.5 victory for the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

55-71 Chicago battles the Giants, currently with a 66-59 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs San Francisco injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 14 and the San Francisco Giants at No. 13 heading into this contest.

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How San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 8.15 hits per game. The San Francisco Giants average 8.28 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.61 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 3.74 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Giants were a 8-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -127 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. San Francisco got the job done in their last match in a 8-3 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Wrigley Field behind starter Jake Peavy.

San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
San Francisco is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing San Francisco
Chi Cubs is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against San Francisco

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Washington, Friday, August 22nd
Chicago home to Baltimore, Friday, August 22nd

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