Cleveland Indians vs Chicago Cubs Odds & Info
|Game||Cleveland Indians vs Chicago Cubs|
|Date & Time||Tuesday August 11, 2020, 7:10 PM (EDT)|
Progressive Field Progressive Field, 2401, Ontario Street, East 4th Street, Playhouse Square, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 44115, USA
CLE -141 ; O/U 8
The Chicago Cubs are coming to the game here after getting an unplanned break from the Cardinals. Now, the Cubs are coming back to face the Indians who have not really been playing that good on the year compared to what they should be doing on the year so far. Chicago is coming to the game sitting on a 10-3 record overall. The Indians are coming to the game sitting on a R overall.
This year the Cubs have ended up hitting at a clip of .238 with 102 hits recorded. The run production for Chicago has been good enough to get 65 runs on 19 homers. The Indians are hitting at a clip of .196 with 103 hits. Run scoring has not been the fine point for Cleveland with 59 runs on 13 homers this year.
The starting pitcher for the Cubs in this game is slated to be Jon Lester. Lester has posted a 1-0 record and a 0.82 ERA. Lester has thrown a total of 11 innings with 4 hits allowed and 2 walks. Lester for his part has struck out a total of 5 batters.
With Cleveland they are putting Mike Clevinger on the mound. Clevinger this year has posted a 1-1 record and a 3.24 ERA. When it comes to innings pitched Clevinger has thrown a total of 16.2 innings while allowing 12 hits and 10 walks. Striking out the batters for Clevinger has been decent with 15 strikeouts on the year.
Recent Betting Trends
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games.
- Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
- The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 13 games.
- Cleveland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Free MLB Pick:
Cleveland has had a lot of struggles on the year and are definitely disappointing in how they have played so far. The Cubs, though, are playing good on the year and look like an early favorite to win the NL Central. Look for the Cubs to continue to play well enough in the game hitting and with Lester on the mound to shut down the Indians to win this game. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win 5-2.