Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs 4/27/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brent Suter vs. Yu Darvish
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Wrigley Field on Friday, April 27, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Brent Suter for the Brewers and Yu Darvish for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +162 and Chicago at -172. The Brewers have a 10-15-0 over/under record and a 15-10-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 11-10-0 against the run line and have a 10-10-1 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-15-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 15-10-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 10-10-1 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 11-10-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/25/18 1B Eric Thames Thumb 10-day DL (04/25)
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)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
04/25/18 3B Kris Bryant Facial is "?" Thursday vs Milwaukee Brewers
04/21/18 P Eddie Butler Groin 10-day DL (04/20)
04/20/18 2B Ben Zobrist Back 10-day DL (04/18)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 16-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brent Suter has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 5.68 and a WHIP of 1.46 this year. He has 19 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.47 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the bullpen and they've struck out 116 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.27. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 193 base hits and 83 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 85 batters and struck out 215. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 16 hits this season in 50 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 159. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Brewers have 211 hits, including 39 doubles and 30 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 84 times so far this season and they have struck out 221 times as a unit. They have left 181 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 105 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 11-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.86, Yu Darvish has a 0-2 record and a 1.63 WHIP this year. He has 21 strikeouts over the 19.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 21 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.83 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 84 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 177 base knocks and 87 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 100 hitters and struck out 185 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Cubs hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .371. He has 25 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 81 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .728 with an OPS+ of 191. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 19 hits in 66 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .606. The Cubs as a unit have 199 base hits, including 45 doubles and 24 homers. Chicago has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 194 occasions. They have had 175 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.76 runs per game and totaled 121 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers +162 and over 8.5 total runs
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