Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers 4/7/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Zach Davies
The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park on Saturday, April 7, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Yu Darvish for the Cubs and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -139 and Milwaukee at +129. The Cubs have a 2-4-0 over/under record and a 3-3-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 2-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 3-3-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 2-5-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/06/18 LF Christian Yelich Oblique is not in the starting lineup Friday vs Chicago Cubs
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring is out indefinitely
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 3-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 10.38 and a WHIP of 1.62 this year. He has 4 strikeouts over his 4.1 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 0.62 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .176 against the bullpen and they've struck out 28 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 2.67. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 47 base hits and 18 earned runs. They have allowed 2 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 29 batters and struck out 51. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.17.
As a team Chicago is hitting .223, good for 20th in the league. The Cubs hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .346 with an on-base percentage of .469. He has 9 hits this season in 26 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .577 and an OPS+ of 188. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 18 at bats. His OPS+ is 198 while his slugging percentage is at .722. The Cubs have 53 hits, including 14 doubles and 6 home runs. Chicago has walked 28 times so far this season and they have struck out 67 times as a unit. They have left 60 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 27 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 4-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.53, Zach Davies has a 0-1 record and a 1.41 WHIP this year. He has 6 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He allows 12.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.01 and they have given up 25 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 31 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 69 base knocks and 31 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 21 hitters and struck out 63 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .375. He has 9 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 29 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .517 with an OPS+ of 142. Christian Yelich is hitting .385 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 10 hits in 26 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Brewers as a unit have 62 base hits, including 15 doubles and 6 homers. Milwaukee has walked 15 times this year and they have struck out on 65 occasions. They have had 48 men left on base and have an OPS of .675. They have scored 3.71 runs per game and totaled 26 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -139 and over 8.5 total runs
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