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MLB BASEBALL

San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs

The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Wrigley Field.

The Giants will give the ball to starter Matt Cain in this one. Righthander Cain is 0-1 this season with a 8.38 ERA.

It'll be Carlos Villanueva toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Villanueva is 0-0 with a 1.35 ERA so far this season.

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.

Current streak:
San Francisco has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
San Francisco: 7-3 SU
Chicago: 3-6 SU

San Francisco most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's 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:
Chi Cubs home to San Francisco, Saturday, April 13