Free MLB Pick: Giants vs Cubs Odds
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71-60 San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs 84-47
Date: Thursday September 1st
Time: 8:05 PM ET
Venue: Wrigley Stadium, Chicago, Illinois
MLB Betting Lines: Cubs -160
MLB Betting Total: N/A
Probable Pitchers: Giants RH Jeff Samrdzija (11-9, 4.00 ERA) vs. Cubs RH Mike Montgomery (4-5, 2.60)
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The Giants and Cubs meet on Thursday night for the first of a four game set at Wrigley Stadium. On the mound will be Mike Montgomery for the Cubs and the Giants will send out Jeff Samardzija.
San Francisco took two games out of three from Chicago in late May.
Samardzija is 11-9 with a 4.00 ERA on the season while Montgomery is 4-5 with a 2.60 ERA.
San Francisco Giants
The Rangers have been one of the best teams in the league over the last few months despite losing four straight games.
Buster Posey leads the team with a .296 batting average to go along with 12 homers and 62 RBI.
Brandon Belt has 14 homers and 66 RBI while Brandon Crawford has 12 homers and 77 RBI.
The Giants are 15th in the league in runs (589) and they’re 10th in batting average (.261).
The Giants are 13-13 in 26 Samardzija starts this year.
Samardzija is 6-5 with a 4.31 ERA on the road this season.
Chicago has consistently been the best team in baseball and a major reason is their superior hitting.
The Cubs are third in the league in runs (666) and they are second in on-base percentage (.345).
Kris Bryant leads the Cubs with a .305 batting average to go along with 35 homers and 89 RBI.
Anthony Rizzo is hitting .294 with 26 homers and 93 RBI.
Montgomery is 2-2 with a 2.17 ERA at home this season.
In his last start against the Dodgers, he gave up three runs in five innings earning a no-decision.
MLB Betting Trends
- The Giants are 6-14 in their last 20 road games.
- The Giants are 3-11 in their last 14 during game 1 of a series.
- The Giants are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
- The Giants are 1-4 in Samardzijas last 5 road starts.
- The Cubs are 22-6 in their last 28 overall.
- The Cubs are 55-19 in their last 74 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- The Cubs are 43-17 in their last 60 home games.
- The Cubs are 9-4 in their last 13 vs. a team with a winning record.
Free Texas Rangers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Prediction:
The Cubs have a slight pitching edge with Montgomery on the mound.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Rangers
The Giants have good bats in Buster Posey and Brandon Belt but it’s not enough to match the deep Cubs lineup.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Chicago 7 San Francisco 3
Look for the Cubs to hit Samardzija hard in an easy win.
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