Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers 9/3/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels vs. Zach Davies
The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park on Monday, September 3, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Cole Hamels for the Cubs and Zach Davies for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -138 and Milwaukee at +128. The Cubs have a 60-73-2 over/under record and a 70-65-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 72-65-0 against the run line and have a 67-67-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 60-73-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 70-65-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 67-67-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 72-65-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
09/01/18 RF Jason Heyward Abdominal 10-day DL (08/31)
08/30/18 C Bobby Wilson Ankle 10-day DL (08/24)
08/23/18 P Tyler Chatwood Hip 10-day DL (08/23)
08/03/18 P Brian Duensing Shoulder 10-day DL (08/03)
07/21/18 P Anthony Bass Back 10-day DL (07/21)
07/19/18 P Brandon Morrow Biceps 10-day DL (07/18)
06/27/18 P Justin Hancock Shoulder 60-day DL (06/26)
06/24/18 P Rob Zastryzny Back 10-day DL (06/24)
05/26/18 P Yu Darvish Triceps 60-day DL (05/23)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 80-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels has a 9-9 record with an earned run average of 3.70 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 152 strikeouts over his 153.1 innings pitched and he's given up 143 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 474 hitters and walked 220 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,086 base hits and 499 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 527 batters and struck out 1,089. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team Chicago is hitting .263, good for 2nd in the league. The Cubs hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 130 hits this season in 468 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 120. Javier Baez is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 147 hits and he has driven in 98 men in 498 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .572. The Cubs have 1,226 hits, including 241 doubles and 145 home runs. Chicago has walked 496 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,129 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 644 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 76-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.23, Zach Davies has a 2-5 record and a 1.44 WHIP this year. He has 31 strikeouts over the 43 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 45 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 445 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 553 batters and walked 215 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,082 base knocks and 534 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 485 hitters and struck out 1,181 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .379. He has 153 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 482 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 147. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 138 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .435. The Brewers as a unit have 1,171 base hits, including 210 doubles and 179 homers. Milwaukee has walked 423 times this year and they have struck out on 1,233 occasions. They have had 916 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 607 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -138 and over 8.5 total runs
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