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San Francisco Giants Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Chicago Cubs

The San Francisco Giants get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The San Francisco Giants will turn to Matt Cain and his 2-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Jake Arrieta (15-6) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the San Francisco Giants in this matchup found them as 120 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 6.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.4-5.2 win for the Giants on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants bring a 66-58 record to the battle against the 72-51 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (San Francisco Giants) and the No. 4 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up San Francisco Giants No. 11 ranked offense (4.29 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.83 runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have been averaging 9.23 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.17 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and San Francisco has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago shook off a 11-strikeout performance from C Kluber and still came out on top last tiime, emerging with a 2-1 victory over Cleveland on Monday at Wrigley Field.

San Francisco suffered a 5-2 loss against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as R Vogelsong wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games
  • Chi Cubs is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
  • San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games
  • San Francisco is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at San Francisco, Wednesday, August 26th