Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 9/5/2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Chase Anderson
Miller Park is the site where Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (71-67, 3rd in NL Central) will take on the Chicago Cubs (75-63, 2nd in NL Central) on Thursday. The Brewers open this matchup at +100 while the Cubs are coming in at -120. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Cubs have been good for MLB bettors, having gone 75-63-0 SU. The Brewers are covering 51.4% of the time, going 71-67-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been an inconsistent Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 61-70-7.
Chicago is covering 40.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 27-39-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers are covering 57.1% of the time at Miller Park, going 40-30-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a solid Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 59-74-5.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
9/3/2019 Javier Baez SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
9/3/2019 Kris Bryant 3B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
9/1/2019 Yu Darvish SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 7
9/1/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/26/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/22/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
9/3/2019 Lorenzo Cain CF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
9/3/2019 Mike Moustakas 3B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/31/2019 Keston Hiura 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/17/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 75-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 12-8 record with an earned run average of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 137 strikeouts over his 152.1 innings pitched and he's given up 154 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 411 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 451 hitters and walked 205 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,162 base hits and 550 earned runs. They have allowed 171 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 434 batters and struck out 1,203. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .236 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 105 hits this season in 445 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .515 and an OPS+ of 112. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 133 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 455 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Cubs have 1,161 hits, including 226 doubles and 216 home runs. Chicago has walked 499 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,244 times as a unit. They have left 915 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 675 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 71-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.58, Chase Anderson has a 6-4 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 116 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 109 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 496 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 612 batters and walked 246 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,195 base knocks and 636 earned runs this season. They have given up 196 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 496 hitters and struck out 1,251 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .326 with an OBP of .422. He has 154 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 472 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .672 with an OPS+ of 175. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 108 hits in 434 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Brewers as a unit have 1,180 base hits, including 239 doubles and 214 homers. Milwaukee has walked 524 times this year and they have struck out on 1,317 occasions. They have had 1,013 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 644 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Brewers and under the total runs
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