Chicago Tops Milwaukee 8-0 - Recap
Chicago's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Milwaukee scoreless in a 8-0 victory on Saturday at Miller Park.
Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +133 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Jason Hammel, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. Jason Hammel earned the victory, while the Cubs got 4 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Wily Peralta worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Scooter Gennett in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-4 advantage in hits.