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EARLY TOP RATED 10* MLB BIG HITTER

EARLY TOP RATED 10* MLB BIG HITTER

Milwaukee vs. Chi Cubs, 08/03/2019 14:20 EDT, Score: 1 - 4

Money Line: -130 Chi Cubs

Sportsbook: PinnacleSports

Result: Win

The Chicago Cubs had no trouble to roll past the Milwaukee Brewers Friday afternoon and have now won nine of their last 11 home at Wrigley Field. I expect an easy win for the home team here in Game 2 of this three-game series early Saturday.

Cubs' left-hander Cole Hamels (6-3, 2.98 ERA) will make his first start since June 28 after a stint on the IL. Hamels had posted a white hot 1.22 ERA in his last six starts prior to the injury, and I think he'll take up right where he left off. Hamels is 1-0 behind a 2.08 ERA in two turns against Milwaukee this season. The Brewers counter with southpaw colleague Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 3.48 ERA) who left his last outing on July 26 against the Cubs with shoulder tightness.

Brewers are 3-10 in their last 13 road games vs. a left-handed starter. Cubs are 33-16 in their last 49 home games vs. a left-handed starter.

10* play on Chicago Cubs.


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