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Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 03/18/2021 Spring Training Forecast, MLB Analysis and Baseball Results
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 03/18/2021 – The 2021 mlb season is just two weeks away and some of the top teams are all set to battle. Placing bets will never get easy as the online betting sites have the odds and pick available in advance. With the regular season on its way, teams are battling in their Spring Training games and there has been no better chance to improve their performance. Chicago Cubs will take on Cleveland Indians in an exciting game that will take place at Goodyear Ballpark in Goodyear, Arizona. The Cubs will look forward to continuing their success while the Indians try to rebound from their last defeat.
Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 03/18/2021
The Chicago Cubs won their last game against the San Diego Padres with ease. Chicago was strong at the plate as they scored eight and gave up just two in return. Chicago was one team that rebounded well last season after securing the top spot in the NL Central Division play. The Cubs clinched the division title and made it to the playoffs. However, they were unable to sustain themselves to the end. Overall, Chicago won 34 and dropped 26 games on the season and they were ahead of the Cardinals and the Reds.
Players to watch: J. Pederson LF (GP 10, AB 24, R 9, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 9, TB 29, BB 4, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.5, OBP 0.571, SLG 1.208, OPS 1.78, WAR 0), I. Vargas 2B (GP 10, AB 24, R 2, H 9, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 14, BB 1, SO 2, SB 1, AVG 0.375, OBP 0.4, SLG 0.583, OPS 0.983, WAR 0).
Cleveland Indians are coming off a terrible defeat against Cincinnati Reds in their last game. The Indians scored seven from the plate but their pitching unit suffered as they gave up 12 in return. Cleveland completed second in the AL Central Division play after winning 35 of their 25 games. The Indians were behind the Minnesota Twins and they made it to the Wild Card round. It was a tough battle between the Indians and the White Sox as they both held the same record on the season.
Players to watch: E. Rosario LF (GP 10, AB 25, R 0, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 6, TB 4, BB 0, SO 5, SB 1, AVG 0.16, OBP 0.16, SLG 0.16, OPS 0.32, WAR 0), A. Gimenez SS (GP 9, AB 24, R 3, H 9, 2B 0, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 7, TB 19, BB 1, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.375, OBP 0.4, SLG 0.792, OPS 1.192, WAR 0).
Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Over is 4-0 in Cubs last 4 interleague road games vs. a right-handed starter.
Over is 3-0-1 in Indians last 4 overall.
Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The Cubs seem to have the upper hand here with their potential batting squad. Cleveland is a strong team, but they still have room for improvement. Look for the Cubs to get a decent victory over Cleveland in this game with the baseball betting lines in their favor.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 5, Cleveland Indians 4.