Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/6/2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels vs. Corbin Burnes
The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park on Saturday, April 6, 2019 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Cole Hamels for the Cubs and Corbin Burnes for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +103 and Milwaukee at -113. The Cubs have a 5-1-0 over/under record and a 1-5-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 3-4-0 against the run line and have a 2-4-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 1-5-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 2-4-1 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 3-4-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
03/30/19 P Xavier Cedeno Wrist 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Addison Russell Suspension 29 game suspension - eligible to return May 1st
03/25/19 P Brandon Morrow Elbow is out indefinitely
03/25/19 P Kendall Graveman Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
03/27/19 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/27)
03/25/19 P Bobby Wahl ACL is out for season
03/25/19 P Brent Suter Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Corey Knebel Elbow is out indefinitely
03/25/19 P Jeremy Jeffress Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 1-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.80 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 5 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 9.70 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .315 against the bullpen and they've struck out 26 hitters and walked 19 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 10.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.93. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 60 base hits and 38 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 50. They have walked 7.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 2.05 and their FIP as a unit is 6.31.
As a team Chicago is hitting .307, good for 1st in the league. The Cubs hold a .484 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .398, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 11.0 hits per game. Willson Contreras is hitting .353 with an on-base percentage of .500. He has 6 hits this season in 17 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .647 and an OPS+ of 204. Javier Baez is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 27 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .630. The Cubs have 66 hits, including 11 doubles and 9 home runs. Chicago has walked 31 times so far this season and they have struck out 46 times as a unit. They have left 52 men on base and have a team OPS of .881. They score 6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 36 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 6-1 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.20, Corbin Burnes has a 0-0 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He's allowing 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.73 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .186 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 27 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 11 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 48 base knocks and 25 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 22 hitters and struck out 77 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 11 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .375 with an OBP of .531. He has 9 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 24 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of 1.000 with an OPS+ of 290. Mike Moustakas is hitting .217 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 5 hits in 23 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Brewers as a unit have 52 base hits, including 10 doubles and 10 homers. Milwaukee has walked 32 times this year and they have struck out on 61 occasions. They have had 50 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 28 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -113
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