Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago Cubs, second and last game of this mini series, the Tigers won the first game 2-1, the Cubs had a good defense but failed to score more than one run. This mini-series could end in a tie or be a victory for the Tigers if the Cubs can not do anything today.
Detroit Tigers: One more game.
The Tigers at home this season have a record of 33 winners and 30 defeats, the effectiveness has always been about 52.4%, they are not the best numbers but at least it is not a negative record. This mini series against the Cubs so far has been easy, the second game will have two pitchers who have good records this season. Prior to this series the Tigers had lost the series against the White Sox and won 2-1 against the Twins. In the last 10 games the Tigers are 6-4.
Francisco Liriano with a negative record of 3 wins and 8 losses will be responsible for opening the last game of this series. This season has been a failure for Liriano, he has not had a good year since 2015 with the Pirates 12-7. The Tigers are scoring an average of 4.24 runs per game, 8.52 hits and 0.79 homeruns. The Tigers have no post-season possibilities this year.
Chicago Cubs: Draw or nothing.
The Cubs know that this game can be won since they have Jon Lester available for this game, but the Cubs have not had the best season on the road either. The record for the Cubs on the road is in 33 wins and 30 defeats, 52.4% of effectiveness. Prior to this series they had already drawn 2-2 against the Pirates and won the series against the Royals 2-1. In the last 10 games the Cubs have a 5-5 record.
Jon Lester the best choice of the Cubs tonight against the Tigers, 13 wins and 5 losses for him this season. Lester really is one of the best pitchers in MLB, he almost always has a good year. 3-1 in the last 4 games for Lester. The Cubs on the road are scoring an average of 4.56 runs per game, 9.35 hits and up to 1.06 homeruns.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago Cubs 08/22/2018 is: Take the Chicago Cubs -175 (Moneyline)
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