Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Prediction, 6/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Location: Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL
The Milwaukee Brewers (32-18) are on their way to Wrigley Field on Wednesday where they will attempt to beat the Chicago Cubs (19-29). The pitchers taking the mound will be Josh Lindblom and Kyle Hendricks.
Milwaukee has a slugging % of .410 and have been called out on strikes 441 times, while drawing a walk on 167 occasions. They have accrued 220 RBI's as well as 388 base knocks this season, and their batting average comes in at .234. The Brewers have accrued 72 doubles as a unit and have smacked 69 baseballs out of the park. They have 228 runs and have an on-base percentage of .310. As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are putting up 4.6 runs per game, which has them sitting at 9th in the league.
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Brewers pitchers have conceded 42 home runs in addition to 188 total runs (11th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 158 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.32 as a unit on the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.12 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.18. The Brewers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.28 this year (4th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 493 hitters.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 37 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 36 holds over the course of the season (2nd in the league). The Brewers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 79.3% and has entered the game in 65 save situations. They have accumulated 23 saves for the season and have blown 6 out of their 29 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 63 base runners so far this year with 33.3% of them crossed home plate. The Brewers have dispatched 159 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Milwaukee Brewers have accumulated 1,271 putouts this year, as well as 419 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 20th in pro baseball, and they have turned 29 double plays. The Brewers have transformed 70.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of 3,813 innings, which ranks them 16th in professional baseball.
Lindblom (7-12 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.43 while going up against 906 opposing hitters in the majors. He has allowed 205 hits (8.8 hits per nine innings) with 87 walks. His earned run average is 4.78 (111 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.397. Lindblom has taken the ball for 209 innings and has totaled 200 K's during his MLB career.
Chicago is sitting with 47 home runs so far this year as well as 192 RBIs. They have tallied 78 doubles, while getting a free base 166 times as well as putting up 208 runs. The Chicago Cubs have recorded a team on-base percentage of .313 in addition to a batting average of .234 so far this season. The Cubs have a team slugging percentage of .380 and they have an average of 4.33 runs per outing (14th in baseball). They have been rung up on 438 occasions (8th in the league) and have earned 374 base hits.
The Cubs have a team WHIP of 1.284 in addition to having a FIP of 4.19 as a unit for the season. They come in at 19th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 391. The Chicago pitching staff have allowed 216 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.16 (195 earned runs surrendered). Their K/BB ratio is 2.71 (409 strikeouts vs 151 walks). They have surrendered 59 long balls and they yield 4.61 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
Chicago has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 20 save opportunities and they have earned 12 saves. They rank 25th in MLB holding a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 159 relief pitchers to the hill this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 41 times in high leverage situations and on 41 occasions with runners on. Chicago bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.6% of 57 inherited runners. Sitting with 37 save situations, the Cubs have 14 holds and 8 blown saves.
In 3,639 innings played, the Cubs have a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (22nd in professional baseball). The Chicago Cubs have gotten 46 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in pro baseball). The Cubs have recorded 423 assists, 25 errors and have a total of 1,213 putouts over the course of the season.
In his career, Hendricks has allowed 1,185 base hits while tallying 1,049 K's in 1,282 innings. Hendricks (85-60 career mark) has a 3.44 ERA and has surrendered 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 490 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.149 and a FIP of 3.8. His K/BB ratio is 3.64 and he has gone up against 5,247 batters in his MLB career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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