Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs 9/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Jose Quintana
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Wrigley Field on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to take on the Chicago Cubs. The expected starting pitchers are Jhoulys Chacin for the Brewers and Jose Quintana for the Cubs.
The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at +119 and Chicago at -129. The Brewers have a 71-70-3 over/under mark and a 77-67-0 run line record. The Cubs are 73-69-0 against the run line and have a 66-74-2 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 71-70-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 77-67-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 66-74-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 73-69-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
09/06/18 RF Mark Zagunis Shoulder 60-day DL (09/04)
09/01/18 RF Jason Heyward Abdominal 10-day DL (08/31)
08/30/18 C Bobby Wilson Ankle 10-day DL (08/24)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 82-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 14-6 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.22 this year. He has 140 strikeouts over his 168 innings pitched and he's given up 143 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 593 hitters and walked 220 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,143 base hits and 558 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 500 batters and struck out 1,258. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 145 hits this season in 474 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .428 and an OPS+ of 122. Christian Yelich is hitting .316 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 161 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 510 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .557. The Brewers have 1,230 hits, including 224 doubles and 188 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 468 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,298 times as a unit. They have left 977 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 653 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 83-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, Jose Quintana has a 12-9 record and a 1.34 WHIP this season. He has 128 strikeouts over the 147.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 135 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 434 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 501 batters and walked 240 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,152 base knocks and 533 earned runs this season. They have given up 138 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 563 hitters and struck out 1,157 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 2nd in the league. The Cubs hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .325. He has 156 hits this year along with 100 RBI in 530 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 127. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 140 hits in 493 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .485. The Cubs as a unit have 1,296 base hits, including 255 doubles and 153 homers. Chicago has walked 513 times this year and they have struck out on 1,213 occasions. They have had 1,086 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 683 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers +119
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