Tuesday's game that pits the Chicago Cubs (74-64) against the San Francisco Giants (70-68) at Wrigley Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Cubs, who is slightly favored in this matchup according to our model. First pitch is at 7:40 PM on September 5.

The probable pitchers are Kyle Hendricks (5-7) for the Cubs and Ryan Walker (4-2) for the Giants.

Cubs vs. Giants Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: TBS
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Cubs vs. Giants Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Cubs 5, Giants 4.

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Giants

  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Cubs Performance Insights

  • The Cubs have played as the favorite in nine of their past 10 games and have gone 6-3 in those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have failed to hit the over seven times.
  • Bookmakers have not set a spread for any of the Cubs' last 10 games.
  • The Cubs have won 43, or 58.9%, of the 73 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • This season Chicago has won 27 of its 39 games, or 69.2%, when favored by at least -135 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Chicago is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking sixth with 697 total runs this season.
  • The Cubs have the 14th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.12).

Giants Performance Insights

  • The Giants have played as the underdog in seven of their past 10 games and have gone 2-5 in those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with an over/under, San Francisco and its opponents have combined to eclipse the total four times.
  • The Giants' previous 10 games have not had a spread set by bookmakers.
  • The Giants have come away with 28 wins in the 61 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This year, San Francisco has won 13 of 35 games when listed as at least +110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Giants have a 47.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • San Francisco scores the 22nd-most runs in baseball (584 total, 4.2 per game).
  • Giants pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.01 ERA this year, which ranks 11th in MLB.

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 1 @ Reds W 6-2 Jordan Wicks vs Graham Ashcraft
September 1 @ Reds L 3-2 Jose Cuas vs Lyon Richardson
September 2 @ Reds L 2-1 Javier Assad vs Andrew Abbott
September 3 @ Reds W 15-7 Jameson Taillon vs Carson Spiers
September 4 Giants W 5-0 Justin Steele vs Logan Webb
September 5 Giants - Kyle Hendricks vs Ryan Walker
September 6 Giants - Jordan Wicks vs Tristan Beck
September 7 Diamondbacks - Javier Assad vs Slade Cecconi
September 8 Diamondbacks - Jameson Taillon vs Zac Gallen
September 9 Diamondbacks - Justin Steele vs Merrill Kelly
September 10 Diamondbacks - Kyle Hendricks vs Brandon Pfaadt

Giants Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 31 @ Padres W 7-2 Jakob Junis vs Pedro Avila
September 1 @ Padres L 7-3 Tristan Beck vs Michael Wacha
September 2 @ Padres L 6-1 Kyle Harrison vs Blake Snell
September 3 @ Padres L 4-0 Alex Cobb vs Seth Lugo
September 4 @ Cubs L 5-0 Logan Webb vs Justin Steele
September 5 @ Cubs - Ryan Walker vs Kyle Hendricks
September 6 @ Cubs - Tristan Beck vs Jordan Wicks
September 8 Rockies - Kyle Harrison vs Ty Blach
September 9 Rockies - Alex Cobb vs Austin Gomber
September 10 Rockies - Logan Webb vs Peter Lambert
September 11 Guardians - TBA vs Tanner Bibee