The Cubs will go with Jake Arrieta (1-1, 3.78 ERA postseason), who earned the Game 2 win. The 2015 Cy Young winner went 5.2 innings, allowing a run on two hits with six strikeouts and three walks. The Cubs got a couple of breaks in the game with the Indians committing two errors.
The Indians will counter with Josh Tomlin (2-0, 1.76 ERA postseason), who will be pitching on short rest. Tomlin took a no-decision in Game 3's 1-0 win for Cleveland on the road in Chicago. After 4.2 innings, Tomlin was relieved; he managed to keep the Cubs off the scoresheet, holding them to two hits with a walk and a strikeout. Tomlin was part of a four-pitcher effort that shut out the Cubs in Game 3, allowing just five hits on the night.
The Cubs are -150 to win the game, and the Indians are +135 underdogs on the moneyline. The runline has the Cubs laying 1.5-points, and the total is set at 7. The teams flip for the World Series, for which, the Indians are -225 favorites over the +185 Cubs.
MLB Odds: Indians Host Cubs in Game 6The Cleveland Indians host the Chicago Cubs in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night. If the Indians win, they’ll claim their first championship since 1948.
Jake Arrieta gets the ball for the Cubs after winning Game 2 of the World Series in Cleveland. The Indians will go with Josh Tomlin, who earned a no-decision in a Game 3 shutout win. While Arrieta is on full rest, Tomlin returns on short rest. If the Cubs win and send the series to a Game 7, it would be the third Game 7 in the last 14 years of the World Series.