Cubs vs. Indians MLB Prediction

Cubs vs. Indians, 5/12/21 MLB DFS Notes & Betting Predictions

The Indians took the first game of their series with the Cubs last night and will square off again today at 1:10 p.m. ET. With Zach Davies set to oppose Sam Hentges in the pitching matchup, what’s the best bet when it comes to today’s matchup?

Game Snapshot

923 Chicago Cubs (-105) at 924 Cleveland Indians (-115); o/u 8

1:10 p.m. ET, Monday, May 12, 2021

VENUE: Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH

TV: N/A

Chicago Cubs DFS SPIN

Cubs manager David Ross said Kris Bryant was dealing with "sinus stuff" during Tuesday night's game against the Indians. Ross noted to reporters that Bryant had trouble breathing at one point, so they decided to take him out before the bottom of the sixth inning. He'll be reevaluated before Wednesday's series finale in Cleveland.

Cleveland Indians DFS SPIN

Jose Ramirez clubbed his 10th home run of the season in the Indians' 3-2 win over the Cubs on Tuesday. It was a fourth-inning solo shot off Cubs starter Adbert Alzolay. Ramirez didn't register another hit in the game, but he managed to raise his season OPS back above .900 -- to .911 now -- and he is again tied for the American League lead in home runs. J.D. Martinez and Shohei Ohtani also have 10. Ronald Acuna leads all of MLB with 11.

Cubs vs. Indians Betting Prediction

Despite losing yesterday, the Cubs are still 6-2 in their last eight meetings with the Indians in Cleveland and are 4-1 in their last five games against the Tribe overall. The Cubs are also 5-2 in their last seven games overall, are 7-2 in their last nine games versus a left-handed starter and are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog. On the other side, the Indians are 3-8 in their last 11 games versus an opponent with a losing record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CHICAGO CUBS -105

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