Cubs look to end 3-game losing streak against Giants
San Francisco; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
LINE: Cubs favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago enters the game as losers of their last three games.
The Giants are 25-27 in home games. The San Francisco offense has compiled a .237 batting average as a team this season, last in the National League. Buster Posey leads the team with a average of .258.
The Cubs are 18-29 on the road. Chicago has a collective on-base percentage of .329, good for third in the National League. Kris Bryant leads the team with a mark of .400. The Giants won the last meeting 5-4. Sam Coonrod recorded his first victory and Alex Dickerson went 2-for-5 with a double, a home run and an RBI for San Francisco. Brad Brach took his third loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 37 extra base hits and is slugging .408. Brandon Crawford is 13-for-41 with a double, three home runs and 13 RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 9-1, .282 batting average, 3.23 ERA, outscored opponents by 23 runs
Cubs: 6-4, .259 batting average, 4.05 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Cubs Injuries: Allen Webster: 60-day IL (hand), Brandon Morrow: 60-day IL (elbow), Cole Hamels: 10-day IL (oblique), Kendall Graveman: 60-day IL (elbow), Xavier Cedeno: 10-day IL (wrist), Willson Contreras: 10-day IL (foot).