Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs 4/28/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Junior Guerra vs. Jose Quintana
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Wrigley Field on Saturday, April 28, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Junior Guerra for the Brewers and Jose Quintana for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +155 and Chicago at -165. The Brewers have a 10-16-0 over/under record and a 16-10-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 11-11-0 against the run line and have a 10-11-1 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-16-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 16-10-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 10-11-1 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 11-11-0 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
04/26/18 3B Kris Bryant Facial is "?" Friday 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 16-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Junior Guerra has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.56 and a WHIP of 1.00 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.45 and they have given up 72 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .202 against the bullpen and they've struck out 117 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.19. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 200 base hits and 84 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 86 batters and struck out 218. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .245, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 26 hits this season in 88 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 136. Christian Yelich is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .481. The Brewers have 217 hits, including 41 doubles and 30 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 84 times so far this season and they have struck out 227 times as a unit. They have left 185 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 105 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 12-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.78, Jose Quintana has a 2-1 record and a 1.78 WHIP this year. He has 16 strikeouts over the 19.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 85 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 183 base knocks and 87 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 100 hitters and struck out 191 batters. They give up a walk 4.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Cubs hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Kyle Schwarber comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .398. He has 20 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 70 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .629 with an OPS+ of 175. Javier Baez is hitting .310 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 26 hits in 84 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 187 and a slugging percentage of .714. The Cubs as a unit have 206 base hits, including 45 doubles and 25 homers. Chicago has walked 82 times this year and they have struck out on 197 occasions. They have had 179 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.55 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers +155 and over 8.5 total runs
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