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Chicago Cubs host Milwaukee Brewers in baseball action

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Sep 21, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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The visiting Brewers hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago sends Matt Garza out against Randy Wolf for the Brewers in this game. Garza is 8-10 with a 3.51 ERA on the season, while Wolf is 13-9 on the year and has a 3.45 ERA.

View Milwaukee vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Cubs as +105 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 999 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cubs at No. 11 in the National League and the Brewers at No. 2 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4.1 runs per game) against a Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the National League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Cubs have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, more than the Brewers have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).

Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

The Brewers were a 5-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -143 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Brewers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Randy Wells and the Cubs 5-1 on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Brewers at Cubs trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi Cubs' last 15 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Florida, Friday, September 23
Chi Cubs at St. Louis, Friday, September 23

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