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Sep 16, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

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The Brewers get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Edwin Jackson, with a record of 8-15 on the season, gets the ball for the Cubs, while the Brewers trot Wily Peralta to the mound in this one. He is 9-15 so far in 2013.

View Chi Cubs vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Cubs listed as underdogs of +-130 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Brewers - Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 12 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 11 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cubs rank No. 14 in the National League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -176 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago suffered a 3-2 loss against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as Travis Wood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

The Brewers were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Brewers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Bronson Arroyo and the Reds 6-5 on Sunday at Miller Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

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

A few Cubs at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 19-4 SU in their last 23 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 18-6 SU in their last 24 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Milwaukee, Tuesday, September 17

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