The Chicago Cubs will continue their west coast trip from Major League Baseball as they face the light hitting lineup of the San Francisco Giants from late night action scheduled for Saturday July 27th. The Cubs and Giants will get things started from San Francisco at 9:10PM Eastern Time and the MLB Extra Innings channel will provide the TV coverage. MLB odds are up an available at Bovada sportsbook.
The current odds from this National League affair have the home side San Francisco Giants the –240 betting odds favorites with the return on the road underdog Chicago Cubs set at +200 odds. The run total came in at seven runs. Those who wager the run line with the San Francisco Giants and lay the –1 ½ runs will lay –110 odds. It is also a –110 odds returns for bettors who take the +1 ½ run head start with the Chicago Cubs should they make a run line wagering from this contest.
The pitching match up set for game two of this weekend affair will have left hander Christopher Rusin taking the hill for the Cubs as he will oppose lefty Madison Bumgarner for the Giants. Ruin makes his second appearance of the year on Saturday. He we earned the victory last time out on Monday as he allowed two earned runs and two hits over five innings of work in a road win at Arizona. National League All Star for San Francisco Madison Bumgarner is 10-6 this season in 20 starts with an ERA of 2.93 and WHIP of 0.96. No team has scored more than two earned runs against Bumgarner in his past seven starts. The Giants lefty has been sharp pitching at home as the veteran hurler has compiled a 4-2 record with an ERA of 2.55 and WHIP of one in 60 innings of work. The issue with the Giants during the 2013 season has been their lack of hitting. The team sits 22nd in all of baseball with just 3.90 runs per game. They are now a power hitting ball club as they sit 29th and second to last in the MLB with 63 home runs to date. Chicago wins game one of this series on Friday night by the score of 3-2 as the Giants fails to preserve a one run lead in the ninth inning.
With our MLB pick for Saturday we will play on the Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants to play under the total of 7 runs at the sports book.