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MLB BASEBALL

San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs

The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Wrigley Field.

Tim Lincecum will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Righthander Lincecum is 1-0 this season with a 4.91 ERA.

It'll be Edwin Jackson toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Jackson is 0-2 with a 5.73 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
San Francisco: 8-4 SU
Chicago: 4-7 SU

San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 3-6
After playing San Francisco are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chi Cubs
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games when playing San Francisco
Chi Cubs are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at Milwaukee, Tuesday, April 16
Chi Cubs home to Texas, Tuesday, April 16