Cleveland Indians at Chicago Cubs - 9/15/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Cleveland Indians (26-21) at Chicago Cubs (28-20)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 8:15 pm (Wrigley Field)
Carlos Carrasco (2-4) (3.12) vs. Yu Darvish (7-2) (1.77)
The Line: Chicago Cubs -143 / Cleveland Indians +132 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs face off in a key interleague showdown on Tuesday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs have won each of the previous two matchups this season.
The Indians need to turn around their season quickly if they want any chance to come away with the American League Central crown. Coming into this game the Indians have lost five games in a row and in three of the games they scored zero or one run. In the last game the Indians did score five runs but they gave up seven. Jose Ramirez has been the best offensive player for the Indians hitting 11 home runs and driving in 28 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Cubs who have won two games in a row and in the last game they had a no hitter from Alec Mills. The offense was also good in the last game on Sunday putting up 12 runs. David Bote and Victor Cartani were the two stars on the offense driving in three RBI’s. Ian Happ has been the best offensive player for the Cubs hitting 12 home runs and driving in 28 RBI’s.
Carlos Carrasco is on the mound for the Indians and coming into this game he sits with a 2-4 record and an ERA of 3.12.
Yu Darvish is on the mound for the Cubs and he has been strong this season sitting with a 7-2 record and an ERA of 1.77. In Darvish’s last start he gave up only two runs but still got the loss.
The Indians are 7-2 in their last nine interleague games. The under is 5-2-1 in the Indians last eight games played on Tuesday. The under is 6-1-1 in the Cubs last eight home games. The under is 9-2-1 in the Cubs last 12 games overall. The under is 6-2 in the last eight meetings between the Cubs and Indians in Chicago.
Darvish has been strong this season and that will continue in this game. The Indians offense has been a big issue and they won’t score more than a run in this game. Back the Indians on the run line in this game.