Game Wrap - Chicago 5-1 Victors Over Brewers
Chicago got 7 innings of work from Jake Arrieta en route to a 5-1 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Miller Park.
Chicago was an underdog by +128 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Jake Arrieta, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from Nathan Schierholtz in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Kyle Lohse worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Carlos Gomez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Milwaukee only had 4.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head home to face St. Louis.