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    The Chicago Cubs (83-78) and the Milwaukee Brewers (91-70) meet on Sunday at 3:10 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. The Cubs are favored (-113) to win the contest against the Brewers (-108). Justin Steele starts for Chicago, and Adrian Houser is Milwaukee’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Brewers

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:10 PM ET
    • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • Stadium: American Family Field
    Cubs vs Brewers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -113 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Brewers?

    • TV Channel: BSWI

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs are 15th in MLB action with 196 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • Chicago’s .255 batting average is eighth-best in MLB.
    • The Cubs are fifth in baseball with a .331 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.6 times per game, the No. 14 mark in MLB.
    • The Cubs average 1.2 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (92 total in road contests).
    • Chicago is averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .409 away from home.
    • The club is batting .249 with 694 hits (8.7 per game) on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Cody Bellinger has 153 hits, which is tops among Chicago hitters this season, while batting .307 with 56 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .356 and a slugging percentage of .525.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, he ranks sixth in batting average, 29th in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.384) thanks to 40 extra-base hits. He’s batting .284 with an on-base percentage of .348.
    • Among qualified batters, his batting average places him 18th, his on-base percentage 40th, and his slugging percentage 115th.
    • Ian Happ leads Chicago with an OBP of .360 this season while batting .248 with 99 walks and 86 runs scored.
    • Happ has logged a hit or more in two games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .286 with a double, two home runs, a walk and six RBI.
    • Seiya Suzuki has 20 home runs, 74 RBI and a batting average of .285 this season.
    • Suzuki brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with a double, a triple, three walks and four RBI.

    Brewers Stats & Trends

    Brewers Batting

    • The Brewers rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 164 home runs.
    • Milwaukee ranks 23rd in MLB with a .240 team batting average.
    • The Brewers have the 17th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.319).
    • Milwaukee ranks 16th with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.
    • In 80 games at home this season, they’ve hit 91 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 80 home games this season, it is slugging .407 with 228 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .245 with 8.0 base hits per contest.

    Brewers Key Batters

    • Christian Yelich has accumulated a team-high .369 on-base percentage. He’s batting .277 and slugging .451.
    • Including all qualified players in MLB, his batting average puts him 26th, his on-base percentage is 14th, and he is 62nd in slugging.
    • Carlos Santana has 33 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 65 walks while hitting .241. He’s slugging .431 with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • He is currently 113th in batting average, 91st in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • William Contreras has put up a slugging percentage of .459 and has 156 hits, both team-high figures for the Brewers.
    • Willy Adames is hitting .218 with 29 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 70 walks.

    Cubs vs. Brewers Probable Pitchers

    Justin Steele (CHC) Pitcher Adrian Houser (MIL)
    16 – 5 W/L 7 – 5
    173.1 IP 106.1
    3.38 ERA 4.49
    1.183 WHIP 1.411
    9.1 K/9 7.7
    1.9 BB/9 2.7

    Cubs vs. Brewers Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Nick Madrigal: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Fulmer: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brad Boxberger: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nico Hoerner: day-to-day (Knee)
    • Brewers: Jesse Winker: 10 Day IL (Back), Elvis Peguero: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Thyago Vieira: 15 Day IL (Calf), J.B. Bukauskas: 15 Day IL (Finger), Darin Ruf: 60 Day IL (Knee), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Lat), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

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

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