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Cubs visit Milwaukee Brewers in MLB clash

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May 11, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Cubs arrive at Miller Park on Friday.

The Brewers will rely on Randy Wolf to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Matt Garza will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Randy Wolf is 2-3 this season, and Matt Garza is 2-1.

View Chi Cubs vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Brewers were listed as +110 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Brewers - Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 15 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 5 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Milwaukee's National League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Cubs offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.4 runs per game in the league. The Brewers have averaged 7.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cubs hitters have managed (8 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the National League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Chicago was a 1-0 winner at home against the Braves. Bettors on Chicago at -102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Paul Maholm silenced the Braves bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus Atlanta at Wrigley Field.

The Brewers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee got a 11-strikeout performance from Zack Greinke but couldn't turn it into a win, suffering a 2-1 loss at the hands of Cincinnati on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Cubs at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Milwaukee's last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Milwaukee, Saturday, May 12

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