Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Parlay 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Gio Gonzalez
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (71-68, 3rd in NL Central) host the Chicago Cubs (76-63, 2nd in NL Central) at Miller Park on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The odds on this game have the Cubs coming in at -127 and the Brewers are at +117. The total opens at 9.5.
The Cubs have been less than ideal for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 76-63-0 SU. Milwaukee covers 51.1% of the time, going 71-68-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a good Over pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 62-70-7.
Chicago covers 41.8% of the time as the away team, having gone 28-39-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee covers 56.3% of the time at Miller Park, going 40-31-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 60-74-5.
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Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
9/5/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/5/2019 Craig Kimbrel RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/5/2019 Javier Baez SS Thumb Probable for Sep 6
9/1/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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
9/5/2019 Manny Pina C Head Probable for Sep 6
9/5/2019 Mike Moustakas 3B Wrist Probable for Sep 6
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 76-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 4.25 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 183 strikeouts over his 152.1 innings pitched and he's given up 122 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 456 hitters and walked 208 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 4.03. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,168 base hits and 555 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 439 batters and struck out 1,213. 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 4.30.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Cubs hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 107 hits this season in 448 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 116. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 458 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Cubs have 1,177 hits, including 230 doubles and 219 home runs. Chicago has walked 504 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,252 times as a unit. They have left 925 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 4.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 685 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 71-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.14, Gio Gonzalez has a 2-2 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 507 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 616 batters and walked 249 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,211 base knocks and 646 earned runs this season. They have given up 199 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 501 hitters and struck out 1,259 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Brewers hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .323 with an OBP of .418. He has 154 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 477 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .665 with an OPS+ of 173. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 109 hits in 438 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Brewers as a unit have 1,186 base hits, including 239 doubles and 217 homers. Milwaukee has walked 529 times this year and they have struck out on 1,327 occasions. They have had 1,021 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 649 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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