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MLB Odds with Pick - Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers will look to improve on a 68-91 record when they take on the Chicago Cubs, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Ariel Pena for the Milwaukee Brewers (2-0 on the year) and Jake Arrieta for Chicago Cubs (21-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup found them as 193 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.9-4.4 victory for the Cubs. 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

The Milwaukee Brewers sport a record of 68-91 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 94-65 on the season 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. 28 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 19 ranked offense (4.11 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 3.81 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 8.61 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.26 hits on average).

Milwaukee owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday at Great American Ball Park behind starter J Hammel.

Milwaukee batters were mowed down by I Kennedy in their last start, falling 3-1 against San Diego while striking out 11 times on Thursday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, October 3rd

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