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Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The San Francisco Giants will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Chicago Cubs pay a visit to AT&T Park.

It's a pitching duel between Jake Peavy for the San Francisco Giants (3-6 on the year) and Kyle Hendricks for Chicago Cubs (6-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as underdogs of 102 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-4.9 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. 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 sport a record of 66-59 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 73-51 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Chicago injuries news.

The San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. San Francisco is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the San Francisco Giants No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 15 and scoring 4.19 runs per game. The Giants have averaged 9.22 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.19 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 8-5 victory over San Francisco on Tuesday at AT&T Park behind starter J Arrieta.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games
  • San Francisco is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Francisco's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at San Francisco, Thursday, August 27th