Giants vs. Cubs MLB Pick – August 20th

The Chicago Cubs are now back in Wrigley Field after a road trip. This is their very first game in Chicago since August 7th from the A’s. The road trip was up and down to the Cubs, but they ended on a high note with a blowout win in the Little League Classic against the Pirates. The Cubs finished the road trip with a record of 4-5.
In which they got trapped, including a collapse at the final game, their attempt was three matches in Philadelphia. The Cubs reacted against the Pirates with two of three wins. They’ve struggled all season long thus a list of 4-5 isn’t a surprise for them.
They’ve been a team in Wrigleyville, though. Getting the best listing possible for homefield advantage in the postseason will be important. First things first, however, that the Cubs must get to the postseason to start with. They are on the bubble at the moment and would have to settle for a wildcard in the event the postseason began now.
The NL Central is now up for grabs, with all the Cardinals, Cubs, and Brewers all included in the divisional race. The Cubs will be happy to be home though. They input Tuesday night with a list of 41-19 at home. It is night and day between their effort on the street, in which the Cubs are still an. In the branch last night, the Cubs trail Having a triumph from the Cardinals.
That’s a difference for the Cubs, which makes playing from the postseason doubly important at Wrigley. Cole Hamels hopes to feel more comfortable at home tonight, with struggled on the street. The Giants, who remain in the wildcard race in the National League, will turn into Tyler Beede. They’re 3.5 games back, having to leapfrog four groups because it stands now. Not simple but not impossible. Head under for our complimentary Giants vs. Cubs choice.
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Cole Hamels hasn’t been at his best. He had a trip back home to Wrigley to get his confidence back. Hamels allowed 4 earned runs in Cincinnati and then fought in his next outing, as he was tagged for 8 earned runs against the Phillies in Philadelphia.
In his attempt in the home, Hamels was brilliant against the Brewers. The Brewers were blanked by him since the Cubs into a 4-1 triumph. Leading around those places on the road, Hamels was pitching well with 1 or no runs.
The 4 runs he allowed against the Reds was the first match he gave up more than 3 runs since May 27th against the Astros in Houston. Certainly, the road has given issues in 2019 to him. Hamels owns an ERA of 5.16 and also 1.59 WHIP around the street in 52.1 innings. Conversely, he is felt at home at Wrigley Field, where he’s published a 2.35 ERA and 1.08 WHIP at 57.1 innings.
Tyler Beede of the Giants is looking for a bounce back start. Beede has gotten rattled for a 9.95 ERA along with also 1.89 WHIP in his past three outings. He’s permitted 4 earned runs in five consecutive games. And like Hamels, Beede has fought to get some control on the street.
He moves to a hostile Wrigley Field with a 6.23 ERA and 1.72 WHIP in 47.2 innings. Expect the youngster to struggle at Wrigley against the Cubs here. The Cubs return home. They look to win with two or more runs in this place.

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