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Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs 08/12/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs 08-12-2021 MLB Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs 08/12/2021 – Milwaukee Brewers are all set to sweep the Cubs in their final game of a four-game series. The Brewers will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Milwaukee is sitting at the top of the NL Central Division play and are eight games ahead of the Reds. The online picks for MLB have been in favor of the Brewers in the past few weeks. The Chicago Cubs made things worse by declining to the fourth spot in the NL Central. The Cubs are now five-plus games behind the Cardinals in the third.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs 08/12/2021

When: Thursday, August 12, 2:20 PM ET
Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
TV: MARQ
Stream: MLB.TV

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs 08/12/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Milwaukee Brewers -1.5 (-155) 9 o (-115) -217
Chicago Cubs +1.5 (+135) 9 u (-105) +155
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Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers won a total of 69 games and dropped 46 in return. The Brewers have smashed a total of 20 runs in their last three games. Milwaukee is holding the 15th rank in scoring with an average of 4.53 runs per game. When it comes to hits, the Brewers are touching 7.51 in total. Avisail Garcia is the lead from the offensive end with an average of .266 and 69 RBIs and 20 home runs in total. Brandon Woodruff will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Woodruff is 7-6 with an ERA of 2.23.

Players to watch: Avisail Garcia CF (GP 101, AB 357, R 52, H 95, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 69, TB 170, BB 28, SO 93, SB 6, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.476, OPS 0.806, WAR 1.8), Luis Urias 3B (GP 107, AB 347, R 53, H 83, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 14, RBI 50, TB 146, BB 44, SO 85, SB 5, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.756, WAR 1.7).

Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are unable to do much with their weak performance in the past few weeks. The Cubs are now holding a 52-64 record on the season. Chicago struggled against the Brewers from the plate since they failed to score a single run. From the pitching end, they gave up 10 runs in return. The Cubs have surrendered a total of 29 runs in their last four games alone. Kyle Hendricks will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Hendriks is holding an ERA of 3.68 with a 13-4 record on the season.

Players to watch: Willson Contreras C (GP 103, AB 343, R 48, H 78, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 40, TB 144, BB 43, SO 115, SB 4, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.42, OPS 0.754, WAR 3.4),  Ian Happ CF (GP 102, AB 298, R 33, H 53, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 28, TB 96, BB 43, SO 106, SB 1, AVG 0.178, OBP 0.288, SLG 0.322, OPS 0.61, WAR -0.3).

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers

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Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games.
Brewers are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games against Chi Cubs.
Milwaukee are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
Milwaukee are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games played on a Thursday.

Chicago Cubs

Chi Cubs are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
Cubs are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Chi Cubs are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games played on a Thursday.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games played on a Thursday when at home.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks

The online sportsbook sites remain in favor of the Brewers to win this game and cover the spread. The Brewers are stronger than the Cubs and they have all that it takes to extend their success with ease.  

Score Prediction: Brewers 6, Cubs 1.