Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Saturday May 2nd, 2015. At 2:20 PM EST.
The (5-18) Milwaukee Brewers of the National League Central Division will stay on the “NORTHSIDE”. Of the Windy City for the game two of the three-game series. Milwaukee will play the (13-8) Chicago Cubs also of the National League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at famous Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Milwaukee will struggle this season; pitching is their dilemma. The Cubs are going to be in the playoff race the entire season. The opening betting line has Milwaukee as a +170 road underdog; the betting total is eight runs for Saturday’s game.
The 2015 Milwaukee Brewers are 2-2 their last four. Milwaukee lost 1-0 on Friday in a matinee. Milwaukee is last in the standings, eleven games out of first place. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy is out until early May with a toe injury. Center Fielder Carlos Gomez is probable with a sore hamstring. First Baseman Adam Lind is the team leader in all five major offensive categories. Milwaukee is hitting .227 as a team. Milwaukee pitching is allowing the opposition .269. The Brewers start a ten game homestand on Monday May 4th. Milwaukee is 5-22 their last twenty-seven baseball games on the road. The Brewers are 14-40 their last fifty-four overall. The Milwaukee Brewers are 3-7 their last ten Free MLB Predictionsoverall, going over the betting odds total five and staying under the betting odds total five times. The Brewers will send Right Hander Mike Fiers (0-3) with a 5.79 ERA to the pitcher’s mound for the second game of the series at Chicago. The Holywood, Florida native went four innings, allowing nine hits and two runs his last start on April 26th in a 6-3 home victory against St.Louis. The Milwaukee Brewers are 120/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Pennant.
The 2015 Chicago Cubs have won five of their last six. The Cubs are in second place in the NL Central, two games behind first place St. Louis. Shortstop Starlin Castro is the team leader with a .333 batting average, twelve RBI’S and twenty-nine hits. First Baseman Anthony Rizzo has a team-high .479 on-base percentage. Left Fielder Chris Coghlan leads the Cubs with three home runs. The Cubs begin a seven-game road trip on Monday May 4th at St.Louis. The Cubs have three pitchers on the injury list. The betting odds under the total are 8-2 the last ten between the teams at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs are 6-4 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total four times, staying under the betting odds total three and has three pushes. The Cubs will have Right Hander Jake Arrieta (3-1) with a 2.02 ERA will be on the hill for game two of the series. The 6’4″ 225 pound TCU product went 6.0 innings, giving up four hits and two runs his last start, a 5-2 win at Baltimore on April 26th. The betting odds under the total are 6-2 Arrieta last eight home starts. The Chicago Cubs are 14/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.