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    Seiya Suzuki leads the Chicago Cubs (75-64) into a contest against the San Francisco Giants (70-69) after he racked up four hits in an 11-8 win over the Giants. The Cubs are favorites (-144) against the Giants (+123) in this outing, which begins at 2:20 PM ET on Wednesday. Chicago’s Jordan Wicks and San Francisco’s Alex Wood will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Giants

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 6, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Giants Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -144 10.5

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Giants?

    • TV Channel: MARQ

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs are 14th in baseball with 168 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Chicago ranks 12th in the majors with a .254 batting average.
    • The Cubs are eighth in MLB with a .329 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.8 times per game to rank 18th in the majors.
    • The Cubs average 1.3 homers per home game this season (88 total at home).
    • Chicago is slugging .429 with 2.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .261 with 607 hits (8.7 per game) at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger leads Chicago in OBP (.364) and total hits (132) this season. He’s batting .319 batting average while slugging .546.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks sixth, his on-base percentage ranks 22nd, and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Bellinger will look for his eighth straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .333 with two doubles, three home runs, two walks and 14 RBI.
    • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.392) thanks to 38 extra-base hits. He’s batting .281 with an on-base percentage of .341.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he ranks 20th in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 115th in slugging percentage.
    • Ian Happ has 121 hits this season and has a slash line of .245/.363/.419.
    • Jeimer Candelario has been key for Chicago with 123 hits, an OBP of .339 plus a slugging percentage of .481.

    Giants Stats & Trends

    Giants Batting

    • The Giants have hit 149 homers this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
    • San Francisco’s .237 batting average ranks 25th in the majors this season.
    • The Giants have the 23rd-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.312).
    • San Francisco is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 28th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 84 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • San Francisco is slugging .391 in 70 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.2 base hits per game and batting .236 on the road this season.

    Giants Key Batters

    • Wilmer Flores is hitting .288 with 22 doubles, 21 home runs and 33 walks. He’s slugging .535 with an on-base percentage of .354.
    • LaMonte Wade Jr has a .368 OBP to pace his team. He has a batting average of .251 while slugging .405.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, his batting average puts him 93rd, his on-base percentage is 18th, and he is 105th in slugging.
    • J.D. Davis is hitting .249 with 19 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 45 walks.
    • Joc Pederson is batting .242 with 12 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 47 walks.

    Cubs vs. Giants Probable Pitchers

    Jordan Wicks (CHC) Pitcher Alex Wood (SF)
    2 – 0 W/L 5 – 4
    10 IP 80.2
    1.80 ERA 4.35
    1.100 WHIP 1.426
    10.8 K/9 7
    3.6 BB/9 4.1

    Cubs vs. Giants Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Rib), Michael Fulmer: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Giants: Michael Conforto: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Anthony DeSclafani: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Mark Mathias: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Cole Waites: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Arm)

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