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2021 MLB Handicapping
(90-50) San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs (65-76)
Date: Saturday, September 11th, 2021
Time: 2:20 PM ET
Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Projected Pitchers: Kevin Gausman (SF) vs. Zach Davies (CHC)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Giants -200 Cubs +155
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Giants -1.5, Cubs +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Giants will be in Chicago to take on the Cubs for game 2 Saturday at 2:20 ET. Game 1 is Friday at 2:20 ET.
Kevin Gausman is going for the Giants and Zach Davies is going for the Cubs.
San Francisco won 3 games out of 4 when these teams played last.
San Francisco Giants
The Giants have had a very good season this year. They remain one of the best teams in baseball.
They find themselves in 1st place of the National League West with a record of 90-50. They lead the Dodgers by 2.5 games.
Thursday was a day off for the Giants. The last game they played was on Wednesday where they beat the Rockies 7-4. They ended up sweeping the Rockies in 3 games. San Francisco scored 29 runs and allowed 12 runs.
Anthony Desclafani went 4.1 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Wednesday.
Kevin Gausman has been very good this year. He is 13-5 with an ERA of 2.58. His last start was against the Rockies where he went 7 innings and allowed 3 earned runs. The Giants won this game 10-5.
The pitching for this team has been very good. They hold an ERA of 3.28 which is 2nd best in the majors.
The offense for this team has also been good. They are scoring 4.83 runs per game which is 9th best in the league.
San Francisco has hit 208 home runs which is 3rd best in baseball.
The Cubs have really struggled this year. I do not see many good things happening with them this year.
This team is in 4th place of the National League Central with a record of 65-76. The Brewers lead them by 21 games.
Chicago beat the reds 4-1 on Wednesday. The Cubs ended up taking 2 games out of 3 in that series. In those games, they scored 11 runs and allowed 8 runs.
Alec Mills went 6 innings and allowed 1 earned run on Wednesday.
Zach Davies has not been great this year. He is 6-10 with an ERA of 5.16. His last start was against the Pirates where he went 4 innings and allowed 6 earned runs. Chicago won that game 11-8.
The pitching for this team has not been great. They have an ERA of 4.63 which is 22nd best in the majors.
Their offense is scoring 4.30 runs per game which is 21st best in baseball.
Chicago has hit 186 home runs which is 9th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Giants are 8-2 in their last 10 during game 2 of a series.
- Giants are 23-7 in their last 30 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Giants are 27-9 in their last 36 road games vs. a right handed starter.
- Giants are 38-14 in their last 52 games vs. a team with a losing record.
- Cubs are 2-7 in their last 9 Friday games.
- Cubs are 7-19 in their last 26 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Prediction:
I do not see the Giants slowing done here. I look for them to keep rolling.
San Francisco is the better team and I feel they will take care of business here. I do not give the Cubs much of a chance here.
I look for Gausman to keep up his good pitching and for the Giants to hit around Davies.
I like the Giants on the moneyline in this one.
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