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Tyler Cravy, Jon Lester Take Mound in Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Tilt

MLB wagering interest swings to the Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs battle on Thursday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jon Lester and his 7-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Tyler Cravy (0-3) to the hill.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

64-48 Chicago battles the Brewers, currently with a 48-67 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Milwaukee injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 26-ranked Milwaukee Brewers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 20-rated offense, averaging 3.94 runs per game, against a Milwaukee Brewers defense that ranks No. 23 at 4.42 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.06 hits per game so far, less than Milwaukee Brewers batters have averaged on the year (8.38 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee lost in extra innings against the Cubs on Wednesday as Chicago edged them 3-2 at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee home to Philadelphia, Friday, August 14th
Chicago at Chicago, Friday, August 14th

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