Giants vs. Cubs Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 9/10/2022

by | Sep 10, 2022

The Chicago Cubs (58-80) serve as underdogs on the moneyline (-102) in Saturday’s contest versus the San Francisco Giants (65-73). First pitch is at 2:20 PM ET. The Cubs are favored against the spread in this one () with odds. San Francisco’s Logan Webb and Chicago’s Marcus Stroman have been named the starters for this contest.

Giants vs. Cubs Spread and Betting Line

Giants vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Giants -117 -102

Computer Predictions for Giants vs. Cubs

After looking at all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup, our best bet is the Cubs on the moneyline at -102.

Our computer pick: Chicago Cubs (-102)

Giants vs. Cubs Game Info

  • San Francisco Giants probable starting pitcher: Logan Webb
  • Chicago Cubs probable starting pitcher: Marcus Stroman
  • Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Pitching Matchup

Webb Stroman
28 GS 20
12-8 W-L 3-6
3.21 ERA 3.73
171.0 IP 108.2
46 BB 29
143 SO 90

Giants Starter Logan Webb

  • Webb makes the start for the Giants, his 29th of the season. He is 12-8 with a 3.21 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 171 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent outing on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the righty threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • In 28 games this season, the 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.21, with 7.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .243 against him.
  • Webb is trying to pick up his 19th quality start of the year in this outing.
  • Webb will aim to pitch five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 6.0 innings per outing.
  • The opposing Cubs offense has the 16th-ranked slugging percentage (.390) and is 16th in MLB play with 139 home runs. It has a collective .241 batting average, and is 15th in MLB with 1120 total hits and 22nd in MLB play scoring 564 runs.
  • The 25-year-old ranks 22nd in ERA (3.21), 31st in WHIP (1.181), and 36th in K/9 (7.5) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

Cubs Starter Marcus Stroman

  • The Cubs will hand the ball to Stroman (3-6) for his 21st start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 7 2/3 innings without allowing a run on four hits in a matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 3.73, a 3.103 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.169 in 20 games this season.
  • He has earned a quality start eight times in 20 starts this season.
  • Stroman has pitched five or more innings in four straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Giants have scored 609 runs this season, which ranks 12th in MLB. They are batting .231 for the campaign with 156 home runs, 13th in the league.
  • This season, the right-hander has pitched against the Giants in one game, and they have gone 8-for-25 with two doubles over six innings.

Giants Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Giants have been favored 92 times and won 53, or 57.6%, of those games.
  • San Francisco has a record of 47-38, a 55.3% win rate, when favored by -117 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The Giants have a 53.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • San Francisco and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 68 of their 139 opportunities.
  • The Giants are 62-76-0 against the spread in their 138 chances this season.

Cubs Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Cubs have been underdogs in 98 games this season and have come away with the win 40 times (40.8%) in those contests.
  • This season, Chicago has come away with a win 36 times in 92 chances when named as an underdog of at least -102 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 50.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 61 of their 140 opportunities.
  • The Cubs are 71-69-0 against the spread in their 140 games that had a posted line this season.

Giants Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Wilmer Flores has racked up a team-high 63 runs batted in.
  • In all of MLB, Flores is 63rd in homers and 58th in RBI.
  • Thairo Estrada’s .257 batting average paces his team.
  • Among all major league batters, Estrada is 124th in home runs and 91st in RBI.
  • Joc Pederson has a team-high 22 homers.
  • Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .210 with 26 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 56 walks.
Wilmer Flores 131 .235 .320 .409 17 63 107
Thairo Estrada 120 .257 .315 .398 12 53 108
Joc Pederson 115 .265 .347 .522 22 62 86
Mike Yastrzemski 126 .210 .311 .374 12 45 85
Brandon Crawford 99 .226 .306 .347 8 45 76

Cubs Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Nico Hoerner paces the Cubs with a .288 batting average.
  • Hoerner’s home run total places him 176th in the big leagues, and he is 120th in RBI.
  • Hoerner carries a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .412 with a double, two triples, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
  • Ian Happ has totaled 64 runs batted in to pace his team.
  • Happ is 70th overall in homers and 51st in RBI this season.
  • Seiya Suzuki is hitting .263 with 22 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 37 walks.
  • Christopher Morel is batting .246 with 16 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 29 walks.
Nico Hoerner 123 .288 .335 .418 9 49 126
Ian Happ 134 .272 .345 .452 16 64 133
Seiya Suzuki 98 .263 .336 .433 12 44 93
Christopher Morel 92 .246 .312 .440 13 38 80
Rafael Ortega 114 .230 .324 .341 6 32 70

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