Giants vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 29

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At Oracle Park on Friday, the Chicago Cubs (40-58) meet the San Francisco Giants (49-49), with first pitch at 10:15 PM ET. On the mound for the Giants will be Alex Cobb (3-4), matched up against the Cubs’ Marcus Stroman (3-5).

Oddsmakers have made the Giants a decent moneyline favorite (-144) at home over the Cubs (+122). The contest has a total set at 7.5.

Giants vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

San Francisco Giants (-1.5)

Moneyline

Giants (-144)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Giants vs. Cubs

  • Game Day: Friday, July 29, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:15 PM ET
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Stadium: Oracle Park

Giants Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Curt Casali 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Brandon Crawford 10 Day Injury List Knee
Evan Longoria 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Trevor Rosenthal 15 Day Injury List Hamstring
Zack Littell 15 Day Injury List Oblique
José Álvarez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Anthony DeSclafani 60 Day Injury List Ankle
Colton Welker 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Matthew Boyd 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Mauricio Llovera 60 Day Injury List Arm
Sam Delaplane 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Nick Madrigal 10 Day Injury List Groin
Andrelton Simmons 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Giants and Cubs

These squads meet again following the Giants’ 4-2 victory over the Cubs yesterday. Alex Wood (6.00 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 K) registered the win for the Giants. Austin Slater went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI to lead the team on offense. Justin Steele (3.00 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 6 K) took the loss on the mound for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Giants Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Giants have been favored 71 times and won 40, or 56.3%, of those games. San Francisco is 21-21 this season when entering a game favored by -144 or more on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Giants have a 59% chance to win. So far this season, San Francisco and its opponents have hit the over in 49 of their 99 games with a total. The Giants have an ATS record of 48-51-0 in 99 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Wilmer Flores 95 .243 (104) .325 (83) .433 (66) 3.8% (49) 15.8% (41) 9.3% (62)
Thairo Estrada 89 .265 (60) .317 (103) .412 (85) 2.7% (88) 15.3% (33) 5.4% (137)
Joc Pederson 87 .242 (-) .319 (-) .492 (-) 6.0% (-) 22.1% (-) 9.1% (-)
Mike Yastrzemski 88 .228 (127) .325 (83) .400 (98) 2.7% (88) 22.6% (99) 11.7% (25)
Darin Ruf 88 .221 (136) .329 (76) .380 (121) 3.6% (60) 27.0% (134) 12.7% (13)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been underdogs in 69 games this season and have come away with the win 28 times (40.6%) in those contests. Chicago has a win-loss record of 17-24 when favored by +122 or worse by sportsbooks this year. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 45% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Chicago and their opponents have hit the over in 42 of their 98 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Cubs have posted a record of 50-48-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 96 .284 (34) .367 (20) .446 (59) 2.3% (102) 21.5% (91) 10.6% (45)
Willson Contreras 83 .256 (75) .371 (18) .466 (39) 3.9% (46) 21.9% (97) 10.2% (52)
Nico Hoerner 83 .302 (15) .341 (54) .430 (69) 1.9% (120) 10.4% (6) 4.1% (153)
Patrick Wisdom 94 .222 (134) .317 (103) .446 (59) 4.7% (27) 33.8% (156) 11.0% (39)
Christopher Morel 61 .274 (-) .348 (-) .479 (-) 3.4% (-) 28.8% (-) 9.8% (-)

Giants vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Giants vs. Cubs sees the Giants (-144 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we recommend betting on the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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