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    The Milwaukee Brewers (74-57) will aim to keep a nine-game winning streak intact when they visit the Chicago Cubs (69-62) on Tuesday at 8:05 PM ET. The Brewers (-108) are not expected to continue the streak against the Cubs (-112). Chicago’s Justin Steele gets the start against Milwaukee’s Corbin Burnes.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Brewers

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Brewers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -112 7

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Brewers?

    • TV Channel: TBS

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs rank 14th in MLB play with 158 total home runs.
    • Chicago’s .253 batting average ranks 14th in the majors.
    • The Cubs rank seventh in baseball with a .329 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago’s 8.8 strikeouts per game rank 19th in MLB.
    • The Cubs have hit 85 homers at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Chicago has a .431 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .261.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger leads Chicago in OBP (.366) and total hits (122) this season. He’s batting .320 batting average while slugging .543.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is fifth in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Bellinger will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .318 with two doubles, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Nico Hoerner has an OPS of .737, fueled by an OBP of .339 and a team-best slugging percentage of .398 this season. He’s batting .281.
    • Among all qualifying players, he ranks 21st in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 108th in slugging percentage.
    • Hoerner has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .333 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI.
    • Jeimer Candelario has collected 120 base hits, an OBP of .345 and a slugging percentage of .486 this season.
    • Ian Happ has been key for Chicago with 112 hits, an OBP of .359 plus a slugging percentage of .411.
    • Happ has safely hit in six games in a row. In his last 10 games he is hitting .250 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, three walks and eight RBI.

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers have hit 138 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Milwaukee’s .236 batting average ranks 25th in the majors this season.
    • The Brewers have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • Milwaukee ranks 16th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 66 road contests this season.
    • Milwaukee is slugging .360 in 66 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .232 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Christian Yelich has a .370 on-base percentage and a .455 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Brewers. He’s batting .282.
    • He ranks 18th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage and 53rd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters in the big leagues.
    • Carlos Santana is batting .231 with 28 doubles, 18 home runs and 53 walks. He’s slugging .415 with an on-base percentage of .311.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 125th in batting average, 109th in on-base percentage and 95th in slugging percentage.
    • William Contreras leads the Brewers with 117 hits.
    • Willy Adames has 19 doubles, 21 home runs and 50 walks while batting .218.

    Cubs vs. Brewers Probable Pitchers

    Justin Steele (CHC) Pitcher Corbin Burnes (MIL)
    14 – 3 W/L 9 – 6
    138 IP 158
    3.20 ERA 3.65
    1.188 WHIP 1.076
    8.7 K/9 9.1
    2 BB/9 3.2

    Cubs vs. Brewers Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Rib), Michael Fulmer: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Brewers: Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Blake Perkins: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Adrian Houser: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Eric Lauer: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Julio Teheran: 15 Day IL (Hip), Jean Carlos Mejía: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Lat), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum), Carlos Santana: day-to-day (Ankle)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Cubs and Brewers (Last 10 Games)

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