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2021 MLB Handicapping
(66-46) Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs (52-61)
Date: Monday, August 9th, 2021
Time: 8:05 PM ET
Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Projected Pitchers: Freddy Peralta (MIL) vs. Alec Mills (CHI)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Brewers -200 Cubs +185
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Brewers -1.5, Cubs +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9
The Brewers will be in Chicago to take on the Cubs for game 1 Monday at 8:05 ET.
Freddy Peralta is going for the Brewers and Alec Mills gets the ball for the Cubs.
The last time they met was in June and the Brewers swept a 3 game set.
The Brewers have had a good season so far and they have been of the best teams in the National League
They are still in 1st place of the National League Central with a record of 66-46. They lead the Reds by 5 games.
Milwaukee lost on Sunday to the Giants 5-4. San Francisco took 2 out of 3 games in that series. In those 3 games, the Brewers scored 12 runs and allowed 15 runs.
Brett Anderson went 5 innings and allowed 1 earned run on Sunday.
Freddy Peralta has been a very good arm in this rotation so far. He is 8-3 with a 2.21 ERA. His last start was against the Pirates where he went 6 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. Milwaukee won that game 4-2.
The pitching has been quite impressive for this team so far. They have an ERA of 3.31 which is 2nd best in the game.
Their offense has also been good as they are scoring 4.52 runs per game which is 15th best in baseball.
Milwaukee has hit 135 home runs which is 17th best in baseball.
The Cubs have not had a good season. I do not expect much from them for the rest of the year.
With a record of 52-61, they are in 4th place of the National League Central. The Brewers lead them by 14.5 games.
Chicago got swept in a 3 game set to the White Sox over the weekend. The Sox won 9-3 on Sunday. In that series, the Cubs scored 9 runs and allowed 21 runs.
Zach Davies went 2 innings and allowed 7 earned runs on Sunday.
Alec Mills is 5-4 with a 4.41 ERA. His last start was against the Rockies where he went 6 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. Chicago won that game 3-2.
Pitching for this squad has not been that good. They have an ERA of 4.32 which is 16th best in baseball.
They are scoring 4.19 runs per game which is 20th best in baseball.
Chicago has hit 141 home runs which is 10th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Brewers are 5-0 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series.
- Brewers are 8-1 in their last 9 games vs. the National League Central.
- Brewers are 6-1 in their last 7 games as a road favorite.
- Brewers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- Cubs are 15-36 in their last 51 games as an underdog.
- Cubs are 7-19 in their last 26 games vs. a right handed starter.
- Cubs are 10-28 in their last 38 games overall.
- Cubs are 1-4 in their last 5 games following a loss.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs MLB Prediction:
I look for the Brewers to keep up their good play in this one and for the Cubs to keep up their struggles.
The Brewers are a much better team and they have done a good job this year taking care of teams they are better than.
Freddy Peralta has been impressive this year and I feel he can be effective in this one and the Brewers can do enough against Mills.
I will take the Brewers on the run line.
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