Giants vs. Cubs MLB Preview (6/17/24): Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 17, 2024
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The San Francisco Giants will play the Chicago Cubs on June 17 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. Game time is 8:05 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBCS. MLB betting odds favor the Cubs in what is expected to be a close game. This NL showdown features teams from the West and Central divisions. Weather is expected to be clear with a high of 92°F.

Giants vs Cubs MLB Betting Odds June 17

The Cubs enter today’s game as slight favorites over the Giants, with most Ohio sportsbooks pricing their moneyline at -120. The over/under for the game is set at 9.5 runs, indicating expectations for a high-scoring affair. Run lines vary slightly but hover around 1.5, implying a final score of 6-4 that results in a Cubs victory.

  • Bet365: Cubs -120, Giants +100, over/under 9.5
  • BetMGM: Cubs -120, Giants +100, over/under 9.5
  • Caesars: Cubs -120, Giants +100, over/under 9.5
  • BetRivers: Cubs -121, Giants +104, over/under 9.5

MLB odds are subject to change for Giants vs. Cubs.

Giants vs. Cubs projected starting lineups

Giants starting lineup tonight

  1. CF Heliot Ramos (R)
  2. C Patrick Bailey (S)
  3. 2B Thairo Estrada (R)
  4. 3B Matt Chapman (R)
  5. LF Michael Conforto (L)
  6. DH Jorge Soler (R)
  7. RF Mike Yastrzemski (L)
  8. 1B Trenton Brooks (L)
  9. SS Nick Ahmed (R)

Cubs starting lineup tonight

  1. DH Mike Tauchman (L)
  2. RF Seiya Suzuki (R)
  3. 1B Cody Bellinger (L)
  4. 3B Christopher Morel (R)
  5. LF Ian Happ (S)
  6. 2B Nico Hoerner (R)
  7. SS Dansby Swanson (R)
  8. CF Pete Crow-Armstrong (L)
  9. C Miguel Amaya (R)

Giants vs Cubs Projected Starters for June 17

(SF) Jordan Hicks (R)4-33.011.2021.48.0
(CHC) Javier Assad (R)4-22.811.2423.19.6

Lineup information is provided by SportsData.

Giants vs Cubs Injuries For Monday

Giants: Key injuries include Robbie Ray (Elbow), Alex Cobb (Hip), and Blake Snell (Groin) out. Jordan Hicks (Illness) listed as probable.

Cubs: Notable injuries feature Yency Almonte (Shoulder) and Caleb Kilian (Teres Major) out. Adbert Alzolay (Forearm) on the 60-day injured list.

San Francisco Giants Season Stats

The San Francisco Giants enter tonight’s game as the 4th place team in the NL West division with a 35-37 record. Their performance in the last 10 games shows a slightly positive trend with 6 wins. Key season stats for MLB bettors include:

  • Runs per game: 4.4
  • Team average: .248
  • Team home runs: 69
  • Team ERA: 4.38
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 601

Chicago Cubs Season Stats

The Chicago Cubs enter the game against the Giants with a record of 34-38, positioning them 5th in the NL Central division. They have struggled as of late, going 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Cubs’ season stats include:

  • Runs per game: 4.1
  • Team average: .226
  • Team home runs: 68
  • Team ERA: 3.85
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 628

Player Stats for Giants vs. Cubs

Jorge Soler from the San Francisco Giants and Ian Happ from the Chicago Cubs are set to make significant impacts on today’s game. Soler — who leads the Giants in home runs —, and Happ, with a recent homer and three RBI against the Cardinals, are central figures for MLB betting odds.

San Francisco Giants Stat Leaders

The Giants come into the game with key players like Thairo Estrada and Jorge Soler leading in batting averages and home runs, respectively. Estrada, also leading in RBI, alongside Matt Chapman’s runs and stolen bases, showcases the team’s depth.

  • AVG Leader: Thairo Estrada .239
  • HR Leader: Jorge Soler 8
  • RBI Leader: Thairo Estrada 35
  • Runs Leader: Matt Chapman 42
  • SB Leader: Matt Chapman 5

Chicago Cubs Stat Leaders

The Cubs are poised, with players like Cody Bellinger and Christopher Morel leading in batting averages and home runs. Morel’s RBIs and Mike Tauchman’s runs, along with Pete Crow-Armstrong’s stolen bases, have been crucial for the team’s success on the season.

  • AVG Leader: Cody Bellinger .263
  • HR Leader: Christopher Morel 13
  • RBI Leader: Christopher Morel 40
  • Runs Leader: Mike Tauchman 38
  • SB Leader: Pete Crow-Armstrong 12

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