The Chicago Cubs head to Milwaukee for a date with the Brewers tonight. Edwin Jackson will start for the Cubs while Kyle Lohse gets the nod for the Brew Crew. Find MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
For Edwin Jackson, his first year with the Cubs has been nothing short of a nightmare. He enters 3-9 with a 5.49 ERA and 1.67 WHIP. The right-hander has lost five out of his last six decisions and has given up 28 runs in his last 30 innings. This makes you wonder why he is still in the big leagues with that kind of performance. His last start against the Diamondbacks, his former team, Jackson surrendered 12 hits, three walks and gave up five earned runs in 5 2/3 innings. Five of his eight losses have come at Wrigley field and the Cubs have lost five out of their last six.
Kyle Lohse gets the start for the Brewers tonight; he enters with a 2-6 record and 3.68 ERA. In 14 games this year he has thrown 82 innings surrendering 37 earned runs. In his last start in Houston get threw six innings giving up six hits and one earned run while walking two and striking out five. Over his last ten, he has a 4.08 ERA to go with a 1-5 record. The Brewers are in dead last in the NL Central and have won five of their last ten to go with their 13-22 road record.
I will side with the over in this matchup as both of these teams are facing pitchers who tend to give up a mass amount of runs at www.sportsbookroom.com.