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Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants Prediction 6-19-24 Picks

San Francisco Giants (36-38) vs. Chicago Cubs (35-39)
June 19, 2024 2:20 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago Cubs / San Francisco Giants ; Over/Under: -
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In this article, we will formulate a Chicago Cubs vs San Francisco Giants prediction for this MLB game on Wednesday, June 19th at Wrigley Field. 

Giants Offense Needs to Get Going

The Giants offense really struggled on Tuesday, scoring only two runs, and that led to the defeat. Logan Webb was actually pretty solid going seven innings giving up two earned runs but Trevor Rogers really struggled giving up 0.2 innings giving up four hits and three runs. Curt Casali was the top player finishing with two hits and two RBIs. The Giants are averaging 4.41 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.71 runs per game. The offense is ranked 14th while the pitching is ranked 23rd in the league. They have a run differential of -0.3, which is 21st in the league. Thairo Estrada has hit nine home runs and driven in 39 RBIs so far this season. The Giants will meet the Cardinals after this series.

Why The Giants Will Win

  • The Cubs have lost each of their last 11 games against National League opponents following a win.
  • The Giants have won each of their last six day games against NL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Cubs have failed to cover the run line in each of their last 14 games following a win.
  • The Giants have covered the run line in seven of their last eight day games against National League opponents following a loss.
  • The Cubs have trailed after 3 innings in each of their last three day games against NL West opponents.

Cubs Need to Get Hot

The Cubs need to get hot and they hope Tuesday’s game acn help them do that. They sit with a 35-39 record overall. Dansby Swanson hit a home run and drove in two RBIs. The Cubs are averaging 4.15 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.4 runs per game. The offense is ranked 20th in the league while their pitching is ranked 18th. They are batting .227 as a team which is 26th in the league. Getting the start for the Cubs will be Kyle Hendricks who sits with an 0-4 record and an ERA of 8.20. His last appearance he went 4.2 innings giving up two hits and zero runs. The Cubs really need Kyle Hendricks to be good here. The Cubs will face the Mets following this series.

Why the Cubs Will Win

  • The Giants have lost seven of their last eight games at Wrigley Field following a loss.
  • The home team has won five of the last six games between the Giants and Cubs.
  • The Giants have failed to cover the run line in four of their last five games at Wrigley Field.
  • The Cubs have covered the run line in four of their last five games against the Giants following a win.

San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs Prediction

The Cubs are going to find success in this game. Kyle Hendricks ERA is high, but he showed some signs of turning it around in the last game and that success will continue here. The Giants bats are going to be ice cold here, and that will be the difference here as the Cubs are going to going to cruise. The Cubs bats are also going to get out to a fast start and Chciago will get the job done. Back the Cubs. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Cubs ML

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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