Giants at Cubs 5/25/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants
Date & Time: 5/25/2018, 6:20 PM UTC
Latest Odds: CHC -200 Total 8.5
TV Channel: N/A

The Friday MLB schedule will get underway with a matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs from Wrigley Field. The Giants dropped both games in Houston during the week and are two games below .500 overall. Brandon Belt leads San Francisco with a .317 batting average to go along with 11 home runs and 29 runs batted in.

Thirty-one year old lefty Derek Holland (2-5 4.94 ERA) will make his tenth start of the season for the Giants. Through 47 plus innings, Holland has struck out 42 batters and owns a respectable 1.27 WHIP.
The Chicago Cubs scored just two runs in losing consecutive home games versus Cleveland during the week. The Cubs are four games above .500 overall and trail Milwaukee by four games for the NL Central Division lead. Javier Baez leads Chicago with 11 home runs and 38 runs batted in.

The Cubs have won just three of the nine games started by right-hander Kyle Hendricks (3-3 3.40 ERA). Through 55 plus innings, Hendricks has struck out 44 batters and owns a solid 1.08 WHIP.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

Giants are 1-4 in Hollands last 5 road starts.
Cubs are 3-7 in Hendricks' last 10 starts.
Under is 4-1 in Hollands last 5 road starts.
Under is 12-5 in Hendricks' last 17 starts overall.
Giants are 2-12 in the last 14 meetings in Chicago.

San Francisco SP Madison Bumgarner (finger) threw a successful simulated game on Tuesday. Through 50 games, San Francisco ranks 5th in batting average and 19th in runs scored. For the season, Chicago ranks 7th in batting average and 4th in runs scored. Take San Francisco to win the series opener as a nicely priced underdog. Final Score Prediction, San Francisco Giants win in big upset 5-4.


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