Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers Preview 7/29/2008

MLB Betting Preview

Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers
Tuesday, 8:05 pm Eastern – WGN

SBG Global Opening Line: Brewers – 117 , Total 7.5 Flat

The best pitching matchup on Tuesday could be in Milwaukee as the Brewers and Cubs continue their battle at the top of the National League Central. The Cubs go with Carlos Zambrano while the Brewers counter with Ben Sheets. SBG Global reports that early MLB betting has the public taking Cubs on the Road.

Zambrano is 11-4 on the season with a 2.96 ERA. He has been excellent of late, including his last start against Florida when he allowed just two runs in seven innings. He has two no-decisions against Milwaukee this season with a 0.69 ERA.

Sheets is 10-3 on the season with a 2.87 ERA. He went 7 innings in his last start against the Cardinals, allowing only two earned runs. He is 1-0 against the Cubs in two starts this season with an ERA of 2.38.

SBG Global Current Line: Brewers – 125 , Total 7.5 Flat

Here are the MLB betting stats for Tuesday’s game. The Cubs are 6-13 in their last 19 road games. The Cubs are 4-9 in their last 13 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Cubs are 1-4 in their last 5 Tuesday games. The Cubs are 1-9 in their last 10 games as a road underdog. The Cubs are 9-2 in Zambrano’s last 11 starts as a road underdog. The Cubs are 12-5 in Zambrano’s last 17 starts. The Cubs are 1-4 in Zambrano’s last 5 starts vs. the Brewers.

The Brewers are 8-0 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Brewers are 19-7 in their last 26 vs. the National League Central. The Brewers are 17-8 in their last 25 games as a home favorite. The Brewers are 35-17 in their last 52 Tuesday games. The Brewers are 37-18 in their last 55 overall. The Brewers are 5-0 in Sheets’ last 5 starts vs. the National League Central. The Brewers are 11-5 in Sheets’ last 16 starts as a home favorite.

The Brewers are 4-0 in Sheets’ last 4 starts vs. the Cubs.

The Over is 10-4 in the Cubs last 14 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Under is 16-5-1 in Zambrano’s last 22 road starts. The Under is 17-8-1 in Zambrano’s last 26 starts overall. The Under is 4-0 in Zambrano’s last 4 starts vs. the Brewers.

The Under is 4-1 in the Brewers last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter.

The Under is 6-2 in the Brewers last 8 vs. the National League Central. The Over is 6-2 in the Brewers last 8 games as a home favorite. The Over is 4-1 in Sheets’ last 5 starts as a home favorite. The Over is 16-7-1 in Sheets’ last 24 starts vs. the National League Central. The Over is 4-0 in Sheets’ last 4 home starts vs. the Cubs. The Over is 7-1-2 in the last 10 meetings in Milwaukee between the two teams.

Pick: Brewers 3units

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