Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 7/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+190) Milwaukee (-225)
The Milwaukee Brewers (47-35) are welcoming the Chicago Cubs (32-48) at American Family Field on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has the Cubs at +190 and the Brewers are coming in at -225. The betting total comes in at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Adrian Sampson and Corbin Burnes.
As a squad, the Chicago Cubs are notching 4.4 runs per game, which is 17th in the league. They have racked up 349 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .326. The Cubs have earned 137 doubles as a unit and have hit 81 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 327 runs batted in as well as 677 hits for the season, and their team batting average is .249. Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .400 and have struck out 708 times, while being walked on 280 occasions.
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The Cubs hold a team earned run average of 4.73 this season (25th in the league), and their staff has rung up 714 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 269 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.34 as a unit this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.65 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.35. Cubs pitchers have conceded 108 home runs in addition to 417 runs in total (27th in baseball).
Cubs bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 77 times in addition to having 81 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have notched 25 holds for the season (29th in the league). The Cubs bullpen have earned a save percentage of 56.7% and has come into the game in 58 save situations. They have recorded 17 saves for the year and have blown 13 out of their 30 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 104 runners over the course of the season with 30.8% of them earned a run for their team. The Cubs have sent 268 relief pitchers to the hill this season.
The Cubs have transformed 68.2% of balls in play into outs out of 6,357 innings on the field, which has them sitting 26th in the majors. The Chicago Cubs have a total of 2,119 putouts this season, as well as 711 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .984 which has them ranked 20th in professional baseball, and have earned 70 double plays.
Sampson has taken the hill for 204 frames and has earned 160 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. Sampson (7-14 career record) sits with a FIP of 5.56 while he has gone up against 890 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 5.02 (114 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.395. He has allowed 233 base knocks (10.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 52 walks.
Milwaukee has a total of 114 home runs on the season and 370 runs batted in. They have hit 126 two-baggers, while taking a walk 282 times and putting up 379 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have an OBP of .316 in addition to a team batting average of .237 so far this year. The Brewers hold a team slugging percentage of .415 and they are recording 4.62 runs per game (10th in MLB). They have struck out on 720 occasions (5th in the league) and have tallied 648 hits.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.236 and have a FIP of 3.77 as a pitching staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.95 (769 strikeouts against 261 free passes). They are currently ranked 13th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 635. They have allowed 89 long balls and they allow 4.21 runs per 9 innings (12th in MLB). The Milwaukee pitching staff have surrendered 339 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.74 (301 earned runs allowed).
Milwaukee has called on relievers to take the mound in 40 save chances and they have walked away with 32 saves. They are currently ranked 1st in the league with a save percentage of 80.0%, and they have dispatched 260 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 97 times in high leverage situations and on 56 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 29.2% out of their 89 inherited runners. Sitting with 97 save situations, the Brewers have earned 57 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have gotten 61 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .984 (18th in professional baseball). The Brewers have 707 assists, 46 errors and have 2,146 putouts for the year. In their 6,438 innings played, the Brewers have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (15th in baseball).
During his career, Burnes has surrendered 323 hits and he has 551 strikeouts in 413 innings. Burnes (30-15 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.14 earned run average while allowing 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 144 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.058 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.83 and he has faced 1,674 opposing batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-225)
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