Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers 6/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, June 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Junior Guerra
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, June 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jose Quintana for the Cubs and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
Chicago opens at -118 while Milwaukee opens at +108. The Cubs have a 25-34-2 over/under record and a 33-28-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 38-26-0 against the run line and have a 25-37-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 25-34-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 33-28-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 25-37-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 38-26-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/30/18 P Carl Edwards Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/26/18 P Yu Darvish Triceps 10-day DL (05/23)
04/21/18 P Eddie Butler Groin 10-day DL (04/20)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 37-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.37 this year. He has 67 strikeouts over his 64.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.60 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 235 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.15. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 439 base hits and 196 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 264 batters and struck out 540. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Chicago is hitting .264, good for 3rd in the league. The Cubs hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 65 hits this season in 218 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 142. Javier Baez is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 224 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .531. The Cubs have 567 hits, including 117 doubles and 66 home runs. Chicago has walked 240 times so far this season and they have struck out 513 times as a unit. They have left 493 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 5.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 310 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 39-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.83, Junior Guerra has a 3-4 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 56 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.54 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 275 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 477 base knocks and 223 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 219 hitters and struck out 547 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .384. He has 63 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 224 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .429 with an OPS+ of 118. Christian Yelich is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 64 hits in 206 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .490. The Brewers as a unit have 538 base hits, including 102 doubles and 81 homers. Milwaukee has walked 210 times this year and they have struck out on 563 occasions. They have had 427 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 281 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +108
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