Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 8/2/2019
Friday, August 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Jose Quintana
Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs (56-50, 2nd in NL Central) host the Milwaukee Brewers (56-52, 3rd in NL Central) at Wrigley Field on Friday, August 2, 2019.
The Brewers have been a solid choice for wagerers, having gone 57-52-0 SU. Chicago is covering 53.3% of the time, going 57-50-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 49-56-4.
The Brewers are covering 46.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 24-28-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs are covering 66.7% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 36-18-0 SU.
The Cubs have been a less than ideal Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 50-55-2.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
7/31/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/27/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/26/2019 Jhoulys Chacin SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/22/2019 Brandon Woodruff SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
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
2/19/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
7/30/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
7/30/2019 Pedro Strop RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/27/2019 Daniel Descalso 2B Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/24/2019 Cole Hamels SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 3
7/23/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/20/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 56-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 76 strikeouts over his 118.2 innings pitched and he's given up 123 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 496 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 959 base hits and 508 earned runs. They have allowed 149 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 376 batters and struck out 1,017. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.38.
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As a team Milwaukee is hitting .247, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .429. He has 125 hits this season in 375 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .696 and an OPS+ of 184. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 415 at bats. His OPS+ is 77 while his slugging percentage is at .369. The Brewers have 924 hits, including 186 doubles and 178 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 414 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,028 times as a unit. They have left 767 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 528 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 56-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Jose Quintana has a 8-7 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 98 strikeouts over the 116.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 124 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 312 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 334 batters and walked 166 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 891 base knocks and 423 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 350 hitters and struck out 914 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Anthony Rizzo comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .390. He has 107 hits this year along with 71 RBI in 377 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .525 with an OPS+ of 134. Kris Bryant is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 111 hits in 382 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Cubs as a unit have 907 base hits, including 178 doubles and 166 homers. Chicago has walked 396 times this year and they have struck out on 984 occasions. They have had 711 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 4.98 runs per game and totaled 533 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs and under the total runs
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