Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
Chicago is playing hot coming off a winning West Coast road trip, sweeping the Giants to finish their road game and returning home to take on the weak road team Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs will send Jeff Samardzija and the Cubs won both of his recent road starts, but he labored in Arizona getting a ND after 5 2/3 innings and last two home stands Jeff got knocked out by the Angels and Pirates. The Cubs may have edged the Giants, but they're still not hitting much and Milwaukee's line up is starting to put up some runs. Kyle Lohse getting the ball for the Brewers. He is pitching in mid season form and was solid against the Cubs back in 6/25. Lohse is pitching 1.09 WHIP on the road, July games 4-1. Cubs 6-16 last 22 after allowing 2 runs or less, 16-37 last 53 with Total set at 7 to 8.5 at home, 26-57 last 83 against pitcher with WHIP less than 1.15, Samardzija 2-6 at home with Total set at 7 to 8.5 and 2-6 in his last 8 starts against NL Central. The Brewers hold 25-9 advantage over the last 34 match up.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS +113 for 1 unit(W)