Cleveland Indians VS Chicago Cubs

MLB Baseball 06:10 PM ET

Wednesday

08/12/2020

MARQ, STOh

Spread: Cleveland Indians -137

Over/Under: 8

Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians 8/12/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Chicago Cubs will be filling bases against the Cleveland Indians at the Progressive Field in Cleveland on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:10 PM ET. Chicago is coming hot after winning 10 of their last 12 match-ups. Meanwhile, Cleveland will try to win another game after five victories in 7 outings. The Chicago Cubs, with an 11-3 standing and .786 in the series, are in 1st place in the NL Central Division. The Cubs are in 1st place over the Rockies in the National League. The Cleveland Indians are in 5th place behind the Tigers in the National League, with a 10-8 standing and a .556 team percentage. The Indians are in 3rd place in the AL Central Division.

Chicago was led by Javier Baez with a record of 14 hits and nine RBIs. Willson Contreras and Ian Happ contributed a combined 27 hits and 14 RBIs. Kyle Hendricks was assigned to step on the pitcher’s rubber to start Wednesday’s showdown, and he is 2-1 this season with a 3.54 ERA and 15 strikeouts. Hendricks will be playing his first career game against the Tribe.

Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians Predictions 8/12/2020

Cleveland’s Cesar Hernandez recorded 18 hits and seven RBIs in leading the Indians. Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor chipped in a combined 34 hits and 21 RBIs. Cleveland will be fielding Carlos Carrasco to pitch against the Cubs, and he is 2-1 with a 2.50 ERA and 23 strikeouts this year. Carrasco will be playing his first career game versus Chicago.

The Cubs posted four key players on their injured list. Starting Pitcher Jose Quintana (thumb), Relief Pitchers Brad Wiek (hamstring) and James Norwood (shoulder) will not be pitching tonight. Second Baseman Daniel Descalso (ankle) will not be playing also. The Indians will be missing four key players in tonight’s match-up. Starting Pitchers Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac with no injury related reasons, Catcher Roberto Perez (shoulder), and Right Fielder Tyler Naquin (toe) will be sitting on the bench for the Tribe.

Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians. The MLB Pick for this contest is Cleveland Indians -137. The Cubs are 7-1 SU in their last 8 outings, and the totals went OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 10 contests on the road. The Chicago Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 match-ups when playing on the road against the Tribe. Cleveland is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games, and the totals went UNDER in the Indians’ last 5 outings at home. The Cleveland Indians are 1-5 SU in their last 6 match-ups when playing at home against the Cubs. The prediction, the Cleveland Indians -137 to a score of 5-3.

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MLB Starting Time: 6:10 PM ET

Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

TV: MARQ, STOh

MLB Odds: Cleveland Indians -137

MLB Totals: 8

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