Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs 4/29/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Milwaukee Brewers visit Wrigley Field on Sunday, April 29, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Tyler Chatwood for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +138 and Chicago at -148. The Brewers have a 10-17-0 over/under record and a 17-10-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 11-12-0 against the run line and have a 10-12-1 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-17-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 17-10-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 10-12-1 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 11-12-0 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
04/27/18 3B Kris Bryant Facial is expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday 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 16-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.45 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 22 strikeouts over his 28.1 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.37 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 120 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 207 base hits and 86 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 87 batters and struck out 224. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.91.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .242, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .407. He has 27 hits this season in 90 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 139. Christian Yelich is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .456. The Brewers have 221 hits, including 42 doubles and 30 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 88 times so far this season and they have struck out 237 times as a unit. They have left 192 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 3.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 107 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 13-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.74, Tyler Chatwood has a 1-3 record and a 1.71 WHIP this year. He has 23 strikeouts over the 21.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.77 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 87 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.75. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 187 base knocks and 88 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 104 hitters and struck out 201 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Cubs hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 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 176. Javier Baez is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 27 hits in 88 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 181 and a slugging percentage of .693. The Cubs as a unit have 213 base hits, including 47 doubles and 25 homers. Chicago has walked 83 times this year and they have struck out on 203 occasions. They have had 185 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.43 runs per game and totaled 125 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers +138 and over 8.5 total runs
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