Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers 7/28/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Brent Suter
The Chicago Cubs head to Miller Park on Friday, July 28, 2017 to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Quintana for the Cubs and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at -145 and Milwaukee at +135. The Cubs have a 47-49-4 over/under mark and a 41-59-0 run line record. The Brewers are 57-46-0 against the run line and have a 51-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 47-49-4 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 41-59-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 51-48-4 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-46-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/09/17 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (05/07)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/17 P Matt Garza Leg 10-day DL (07/24)
07/18/17 C Stephen Vogt Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 53-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 6-8 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 128 strikeouts over his 117.1 innings pitched and he's given up 106 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 378 hitters and walked 158 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 797 base hits and 398 earned runs. They have allowed 120 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 347 batters and struck out 874. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
As a team Chicago is hitting .246, good for 24th in the league. The Cubs hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 94 hits this season in 364 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .508 and an OPS+ of 131. Javier Baez is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .305. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 277 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .466. The Cubs have 830 hits, including 177 doubles and 138 home runs. Chicago has walked 380 times so far this season and they have struck out 837 times as a unit. They have left 706 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 471 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 54-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.84, Brent Suter has a 1-1 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 38 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 171 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 900 base knocks and 424 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 354 hitters and struck out 835 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .381. He has 100 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 342 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 126. Orlando Arcia is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 96 hits in 340 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Brewers as a unit have 895 base hits, including 184 doubles and 153 homers. Milwaukee has walked 336 times this year and they have struck out on 1003 occasions. They have had 684 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 500 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +135
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