MLB Odds with Pick - Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers
The Milwaukee Brewers will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Miller Park.
Carlos Villanueva, with a record of 1-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Chicago Cubs, while the Milwaukee Brewers trot Matt Garza to the mound in this one. He is 0-2 so far in 2014.
Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as 164-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-3.3 result in favor of the Brewers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Milwaukee (16-6) will face the 7-14 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Chicago injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Milwaukee Brewers at No. 4 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 28 heading into this contest.
How Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Milwaukee Brewers No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.14 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 24 and scoring 3.76 runs per game. The Brewers have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.14 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.88 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Chicago was a 5-2 loser at home against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Arizona at +114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Diamondbacks, who beat them 5-2 on Thursday behind a start from Mike Bolsinger at Wrigley Field.
Milwaukee was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -127 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Padres, a 5-2 final on Wednesday in support of Kyle Lohse at Miller Park.
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 26th