Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+170) Milwaukee (-227)
Brandon Woodruff and the Milwaukee Brewers (45-33, 1st in NL Central) play the Chicago Cubs (42-36, 2nd in NL Central) at American Family Field on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Cubs coming in at +170 and the Brewers are at -227. The over/under is set at 7. The pitchers who are expected to start are Zach Davies and Brandon Woodruff.
The Cubs have recorded 97 doubles as a team and have hit 105 baseballs out of the park. Chicago has a slugging % of .398 and have struck out 754 times, while being walked on 242 occasions. As a unit, the Chicago Cubs are compiling 4.2 runs per game, which is 18th in baseball. They have accounted for 315 RBI's and 562 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average is .224. They have earned 330 runs and hold an OBP of .301.
The Cubs are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.75 on the year (11th in the league), and their staff has rung up 697 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.35 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. Cubs pitchers have surrendered 92 home runs and also 313 runs in total (12th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 296 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.35 as a squad on the year.
The Cubs relievers have accumulated a save rate of 79.3% and has entered the game in 87 save situations. The relievers have inherited 120 base runners for the season and 25.0% of those runners crossed home plate. Cubs pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 77 times in addition to having 89 appearances in high leverage situations. The Cubs have dispatched 286 relievers to the hill so far this year. The bullpen have 57 holds so far this year (1st in MLB). They have 23 saves over the course of the season and have missed out on 6 of their 29 chances to save the game.
The Chicago Cubs have accumulated 2,061 putouts on the year, in addition to 755 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which puts them in 5th in MLB, and they have turned 497 double plays. The Cubs have converted 71.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,183 innings on the diamond, ranking them 6th in professional baseball.
Davies has thrown 763 innings and has 546 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.85 (326 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.292. He has conceded 746 base hits (8.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 240 walks. Davies (55-40 win-loss record in his career) has a FIP of 4.23 and he has gone up against 3,211 opposing batters in the major leagues.
Milwaukee has tallied 92 home runs on the year as well as 305 runs batted in. They have 107 doubles, while getting a free base 284 times and scoring 319 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have tallied an OBP of .304 and a batting average of .215 over the course of the season. The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .372 and they average 4.09 runs per game (20th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 766 occasions (3rd in baseball) and are sitting with 549 base knocks.
The Brewers have a WHIP of 1.176 and have a FIP of 3.75 as a squad for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.04 (808 strikeouts vs 266 walks). They have a ranking of 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 555. They have given up 87 homers and they concede 3.97 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 308 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 3.61 (280 earned runs conceded).
Milwaukee has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 36 save chances and they have earned 23 saves. They are currently ranked 12th in MLB holding a save percentage of 63.9%, and they have sent 248 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. Their relievers have come in 95 times in high leverage situations and also on 48 occasions with base runners. Milwaukee relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.9% out of 58 inherited runners. Sitting with 74 save situations, the Brewers have recorded 38 holds and also 13 blown saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 43 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (16th in the majors). The Brewers have recorded 637 assists, 45 errors and have notched a total of 2,094 putouts for the season. In their 6,282 innings played, the Brewers have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.0% (7th in MLB).
In his career, Woodruff has allowed 294 base knocks and he has 424 punch outs in 375 innings pitched. Woodruff (25-14 career mark) has a 3.21 ERA and has given up 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 134 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.041 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.2. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.37 and he has gone up against 1,504 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-227)
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