San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Recap - Giants Over Cubs 5-0
Chicago couldn't get its offense rolling against Tim Lincecum in a 5-0 loss to San Francisco in baseball action on Wednesday.
San Francisco was favored by -154 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
George Kontos earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Hector Sanchez in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
San Francisco enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-2 advantage in hits.
San Francisco heads into a battle against St. Louis. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.