2016 World Series Game 2 Free Pick
Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians

GAME: Chicago Cubs (110-62) at Cleveland Indians (102-68)
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, October 26 – 7:08 PM EST
WHERE: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
LINE: World Series Cubs vs Indians Betting Lines
Playoff Series: World Series; Cleveland leads 1-0

Cubs RH Jake Arrieta (0-1, 4.91 ERA)

Arrieta has given up four runs in three of his five career postseason starts, but he believes he’s getting more comfortable with the higher-pressure stage. Arrieta started one game at Progressive Field as a member of the Baltimore Orioles and picked up the win despite allowing six runs – five earned – and six hits in six innings of a 14-8 victory on Aug. 10, 2010.

Team record: 110-62 SU
Chi Cubs is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games
Chi Cubs are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs’s last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’s last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games when playing Cleveland

Indians RH Trevor Bauer (0-0, 5.06)

Bauer badly cut his right pinkie finger while working on his drone on Oct. 14 and had to leave his Game 3 start in the American League Championship Series against Toronto in the first inning three nights later as the finger began bleeding profusely. He said the cut now is healed and he tested the finger by throwing 20 pitches on Monday without incident.

Team record: 102-68 SU
Cleveland is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Cleveland is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games
Cleveland is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Umpire Trends – Chris Guccione

Over is 2-0-2 in Gucciones last 4 games behind home plate vs. Cleveland.
Over is 5-0 in Gucciones last 5 Wednesday games behind home plate vs. Chicago.
Home team is 4-1 in Gucciones last 5 Wednesday games behind home plate.
Under is 4-1 in Gucciones last 5 games behind home plate.
Road team is 4-1 in Gucciones last 5 interleague games behind home plate vs. Cleveland.
Under is 7-2-1 in Gucciones last 10 interleague games behind home plate.
Home team is 10-3 in Gucciones last 13 interleague games behind home plate.
Under is 3-1-1 in Indians last 5 interleague games with Guccione behind home plate.
Under is 3-1-1 in Gucciones last 5 interleague games behind home plate vs. Cleveland.
Under is 11-4 in Gucciones last 15 games behind home plate vs. Chicago.
Home team is 5-2 in Gucciones last 7 games behind home plate.
Home team is 7-3 in Gucciones last 10 games behind home plate vs. Cleveland.
Indians are 1-4 in their last 5 interleague games with Guccione behind home plate.
Cubs are 1-4 in their last 5 Wednesday games with Guccione behind home plate.
Cubs are 3-12 in their last 15 games with Guccione behind home plate.

Chicago Cubs vs Cleveland Indians
Game 2 Prediction:

I am all over this game. Both pitchers have had their struggles lately. They are pitching in one of the highest scoring ball parks in baseball. Taking over 7 runs.

Cubs vs Indians Pick: Over 7