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Matt Garza faces Zack Greinke in MLB odds action

Milwaukee BrewersChicago Cubs
June 16, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Thursday in baseball odds action.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Zack Greinke to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-1. Getting the ball for the Cubs is Matt Garza, who owns a 2-6 record on the season with a 3.84 ERA.

View Milwaukee vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as +110 underdogs. The total was set at 999.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Brewers taking on the National League's No. 8-rated Cubs in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 7 in the National League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Cubs have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Brewers have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

The Brewers were a 9-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 9-5 final on Wednesday in support of Chris Narveson at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 2-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Brewers at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 12 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Milwaukee at Boston, Friday, June 17
Chi Cubs home to NY Yankees, Friday, June 17

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