Milwaukee Brewers (16-10) vs Chicago Cubs (12-10)Date : 04/29/2018
Time : 2:20
Location : Wrigley Field
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs
The Milwaukee Brewers are set to continue against the Chicago Cubs in an epic series. Even though the Cubs may have lost in their most recent attempts against Cleveland, things are still looking up for them taking on the Brewers this weekend.
Milwaukee Brewers's Latest Performance :
The Brewers have been doing great with their team outscoring against Kansas. Ryan Braun has one of the best strategies for offense and has an average of 0.263. With just one RBI and a double overall in the three game series, there wasn’t a single strike out from this player. Brent Suter may continue to start against the Cubs as he has a 5.68 ERA. The Brewers have an advantage because of their recent wins and ability to close the score gap in a short amount of time. However, the Cubs have a more developed offense which could pose a threat to their performance.
Chicago Cubs's Latest Performance :
Chicago has had a lead in their most recent matches. They are ranked fourth in the National League Central and were able to come away with a major victory over the Indians last week. Kris Bryant has been a mysterious force, making it hard to predict the outcome of individual games. Nevertheless, his consistent efforts have made a big difference in their recent victories.
How Milwaukee Brewers & Chicago Cubs Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
There was a tough start against Miami for the Brewers that Suter had to weather. There were five earned runs given up and eight hits all within a short five innings. Nevertheless, two home runs were permitted by Sutter which was the end of a long streak where he seemed almost unpenetrable. Even though there was a bit of wiggle room, the Brewers still took the vicotry with a close 6-5 ending score.
In-Depth Analysis of each team:
Yu Darwish is expected to be the starter for the Cubs. This right-hander has a 6.86 ERA and a score of 0-2. There is a mixed track record for this starter as he let five earned runs and five hits take place in just 4.2 innings. There were also four runs and four strikeouts allowed. the only redeeming aspect of this was that no home runs were permitted.
Against The Spread Selection: Chicago Cubs
My reason for the pick :
Even though both teams have put up a valiant effort in recent times, it is clear that the Cubs have a tough offense. They are also able to pick up games that are close, and are against fierce opponents. Based on their starter, and recent performance against Cleaveland it will be a tough match between them and the Brewers.
Betting trends for Milwaukee Brewers:
- Against right handed starters, the Brewers were 13-3 in the most recent 16 games.
Betting trends for Chicago Cubs:
- In the past 16 road games, the Cubs were 5-11 when going up against left handed starters.