Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers 4/8/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, April 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Chase Anderson
The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park on Sunday, April 8, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jose Quintana for the Cubs and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -131 and Milwaukee at +121. The Cubs have a 3-4-0 over/under record and a 3-4-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 3-5-0 against the run line and have a 4-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 3-4-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 3-5-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
04/06/18 1B Anthony Rizzo Back is "?" Saturday vs Milwaukee Brewers
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/06/18 LF Christian Yelich Oblique is "?" Saturday vs Chicago Cubs
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
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 3-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.67 this year. He has 2 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 0.84 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the bullpen and they've struck out 35 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 59 base hits and 23 earned runs. They have allowed 3 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 35 batters and struck out 59. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 3.58.
As a team Chicago is hitting .221, good for 23rd in the league. The Cubs hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .432. He has 9 hits this season in 30 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 155. Addison Russell is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .438. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 26 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .423. The Cubs have 60 hits, including 15 doubles and 6 home runs. Chicago has walked 32 times so far this season and they have struck out 76 times as a unit. They have left 68 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 31 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 5-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Chase Anderson has a 0-0 record and a 1.20 WHIP this year. He has 11 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.21 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 37 batters and walked 12 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 76 base knocks and 35 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 25 hitters and struck out 72 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Brewers hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .351. He has 10 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 34 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 128. 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 164 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Brewers as a unit have 74 base hits, including 16 doubles and 8 homers. Milwaukee has walked 21 times this year and they have struck out on 73 occasions. They have had 62 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 3.88 runs per game and totaled 31 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -131 and over 9 total runs
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