Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs, divisional game in the national league. The central division will have action today in Chicago. The home team is leading the division with more than ten wins and less than five losses. It is necessary to mention that this advantage has been thanks to the fact that some teams are in temporary quarantine due to the coronavirus. The Brewers have a negative record this season.
Milwaukee Brewers: No advantages.
Bad season start for the Brewers this year. So far the team occupies fourth place in the center with 7 wins and 10 losses. Luck is not on the side of the Brewers. In the first two games of this series against the Cubs, the team won the second 4-3. The first was a 2-4 loss. At least the defense is working hard in Chicago.
So far the Brewers are hitting an average of 3.78 runs per game, 3.22 walks, 10.44 strikeouts, 7 hits and 1.06 home runs. The team allows up to 4.56 runs on average, 3.67 walks, 10.67 strikeouts and 1.39 home runs. 5-5 in the last 10 games.
Adrián Houser will be in the mound defending the Brewers. Last season was the first time Houser played as a starter, but he finished with a negative 6-7 record. For now, just one win in two games and 2.65 ERA. The last game for him was a 2-4 loss to the Twins.
Chicago Cubs: Power at home.
The Cubs are a solid team this season. The best record of the season so far at 13-3, the only team with less than 5 losses. At home the record is almost perfect with 8 wins and only two losses. The first series of the season was a home win against the Brewers 2-1. This series is a bit longer, but it is not difficult for the Cubs.
The team is averaging 5.06 runs per game, 4.06 walks, 10.29 strikeouts, 7.88 hits and 1.35 home runs. The offense is playing well this season. The Cubs are just allowing 3.94 runs, 2.94 walks, 8.65 strikeouts, 6.88 hits and 1.06 home runs.
Colin Rea to open the third in the series. This is Rea’s first season with the Chicago Cubs, so far zero wins in two games as a relief pitcher. Only 3 innings pitched in 2020. In statistics overall 9-9 with 4.59 ERA. Previously, he played with the Marlins, and Padres.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs 08/15/2020 is: take the Chicago Cubs (MONEYLINE).
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