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Cubs Have Been Road Warriors Since All-Star Break

Yes, the Chicago Cubs dropped Game 2 of their series with the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday but that was a rare road loss for the club. The Cubs are 12-2 SU and 10-4 against the runline in their past 14 games away from the friendly confines of Wrigley Field. The Cubs and Giants take to AT&T Park for the rubber match Wednesday afternoon.

Shark Bites
  • The Giants are 9-3 SU and ATS in their last 12 games at home against teams with winning records.
  • Willson Contreras has 5 HRs and 13 RBIs in the month of August.
  • The Cubs are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games on the road with Kyle Hendricks as the starter.

Kyle Hendricks has been dealing since coming back from the DL, as the right-hander has a 2.76 ERA with 13 strikeouts and just two walks in his last three outings. Hendricks pitched seven innings of two-run ball in his lone start against the Giants this season.

Much like Hendricks, Giants starter Madison Bumgarner has been in fine form since returning to the rotation from a lengthy stint on the DL. MadBum has a 2.78 ERA while holding opponents to a .213 batting average in his five starts since rejoining the Giants. Bumgarner last saw the Cubs in the 2016 NLDS when he surrendered three runs in five innings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the San Francisco Giants in this matchup found them as -115 favorites on the MLB moneyline at BetOnline. Betting the OVER/UNDER instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

OddsShark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-4.3 victory for the Giants. 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 45-70 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 59-53 on the season. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked San Francisco Giants and the No. 3-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 25 at 8.37 hits per game. That compares with the San Francisco Giants No. 20 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 4.05 runs per game on the highway. San Francisco, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Giants on Tuesday, with Jose Quintana throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at AT&T Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Arizona, Friday, August 11
San Francisco at Washington, Friday, August 11