MLB Prediction: Brewers vs Cubs
Major League Baseball betting sees the Milwaukee Brewers taking on the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday August 11 at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
Milwaukee Brewers (48-65) vs. Chicago Cubs (62-48)
Date: Tuesday August 10
Time: 8:05 PM
Venue: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
MLB Betting Lines: Milwaukee +130, Chicago -150
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
Probable Pitchers: Milwaukee: Tyalor Jungmann (6-3, 2.26 ERA) vs. Chicago: Dan Haren (7-7, 3.49 ERA)
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The Brewers had lost 2 in a row before a win in their last game, but they are still in the basement of the NL Central 24 games back of the St. Louis Cardinals. They are the road betting underdog facing a Cubs’ team that us in 3rd place in the division 8.5 games back of the Cardinals. Chicago is in the 2nd Wild Card spot in the NL and they have a 3.5 game cushion over the San Francisco Giants.
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The Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 games against the Brewers.
It is no shock the Brewers are 17 games under .500, as they rank 18th in the Majors in runs scored and 24th in team ERA.
The Brewers are out of the playoff picture and can now just play spoiler. However, they have won 4 of their last 6 games.
Taylor Jungmann goes for the Brewers tonight and the rookie went 7 innings and only gave up 2 earned runs in his last outing, which was a 8-5 win over the San Diego Padres.
The Brewers had lost their previous 2 games with him on the hill.
Jungmann is 4-2 with a 1.90 ERA over his last 6 starts and he has already faced the Cubs this season giving up 2 earned runs in 5 innings in a 4-1 loss.
The Brewers are 5-1 in Jungmann’s last 6 road starts. He has to be wary of Chicago’s Anthony Rizzo, who has hit .391 with 10 HR and 24 RBI in his last 19 games against the Brewers.
The Cubs have won 10 of their last 11 games and in that span their rotation has a solid ERA of 2.23. For the season the pitching has been the strength of the Cubs, as they rank 5th in team ERA while only ranking 22nd in runs scored.
The only loss in the Cubs last 11 games came when tonight’s starter Dan Haren made his Chicago debut giving up 3 earned runs in 5 innings in a 7-5 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Haren has gone 1-2 with a 5.86 ERA in 5 starts at Wrigley Field, but has not pitched there since the 2013 season.
MLB Betting Trends:
* Brewers are 5-11 in their last 16 overall.
* Brewers are 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
* Brewers have an Over record of 5-0-1 in their last 6 road games.
* Cubs are 5-0 in their last 5 home games.
* Cubs are 10-1 in their last 11 overall.
4* MLB Betting Prediction: Brewers ML
The Brewers have good road underdog value tonight with Jungmann on the hill and even though the Cubs are hot the Milwaukee Bats will get to Haren and they will take this division game.
MLB Baseball Score Prediction: Milwaukee 7 – Chicago 3
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