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Jason Hammel, Taylor Jungmann Take Mound in Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Tilt

Miller Park hosts an MLB battle between the Milwaukee Brewers and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday.

For the Milwaukee Brewers, Taylor Jungmann gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jason Hammel, 5-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Milwaukee Brewers as -105 moneyline in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-3.2 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.

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Milwaukee (44-59) will face the 54-47 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Milwaukee Brewers rated this week at No. 10 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 20 ranked offense (3.93 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 at 3.83 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 8.46 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.04 hits on average).

Chicago brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers's No. 24-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 5-2 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Miller Park behind starter J Arrieta.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, August 1st

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