Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers - 9/11/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Chicago Cubs (25-19) at Milwaukee Brewers (19-22)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 11, 2020 at 8:10 pm (Miller Park)
Jon Lester (2-2) (5.80) vs. Brandon Woodruff (2-3) (3.91)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -144 / Chicago Cubs +133 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers meet Friday in MLB action at Miller Park.
The Chicago Cubs look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Cubs have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 12 games. The Cubs have won six straight games when scoring four or more runs. Ian Happ leads the Cubs with 42 hits and 26 RBI while Willson Contreras and Javier Baez have combined for 70 hits and 39 RBI. Jon Lester gets the ball, and he is 2-2 with a 5.80 ERA and 29 strikeouts this season. Lester is 5-4 with a 3.33 ERA and 78 strikeouts in his career against the Brewers.
The Milwaukee Brewers look for a win after splitting their last 16 games. The Brewers have scored 23 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 11 games. The Brewers have won seven straight games when scoring four or more runs. Keston Hiura leads the Brewers with 36 hits and 25 RBI while Christian Yelich and Orlando Arcia have combined for 59 hits and 31 RBI. Brandon Woodruff gets the ball, and he is 2-3 with a 3.91 ERA and 55 strikeouts this season. Woodruff is 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Cubs.
The Cubs are 22-8 in their last 30 during game 1 of a series and 3-7 in their last 10 games as an underdog. The Brewers are 6-14 in their last 20 games following a win, 4-11 in their last 15 during game 1 of a series and 5-16 in their last 21 games following an off day. The under is 7-1-1 in Cubs last 9 overall. The over is 5-1 in Brewers last 6 home games. The Cubs are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings in Milwaukee and 3-7 in the last 10 meetings.
Jon Lester has allowed 10 runs and 14 hits in his last 8.2 innings while Brandon Woodruff has allowed 18 runs and 36 hits in his last 34.2 innings. Lester has made himself unbackable as of late, as he's given up five or more runs in four of his last five starts. Woodruff gives the Brewers a chance each time he takes the mound, and he's allowed three or less earned runs in eight of his first nine starts.
Give me the Brewers and the reasonable price at home.