Baseball Matchup - Milwaukee Brewers Chicago Cubs Odds Preview
Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Milwaukee vs Chicago battle on Sunday at Miller Park as the Brewers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Brewers will rely on Wily Peralta to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Scott Feldman will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Wily Peralta is 0-1 this season, and Scott Feldman is 0-2.
The Cubs were listed as +-145 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
This game matches up the No. 14 (Brewers) and the No. 4 (Cubs) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Milwaukee owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 13 in the same category at 7.9 per game.
Chicago brings the National League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers' league No. 14-ranked defense.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -109 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Edwin Jackson's start, as they lost 5-1 against Milwaukee on Saturday at Miller Park.
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Cubs at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at Cincinnati, Monday, April 22
Milwaukee at San Diego, Monday, April 22