Tyler Thornburg, Jake Arrieta take mound in Cubs vs Brewers tilt
Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The visiting Brewers hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.
Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Tyler Thornburg to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Cubs is Jake Arrieta, who owns a 1-2 record on the season with a 7.22 ERA.
This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 9 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Brewers, who rate a National League No. 14 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 6 in the National League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Chicago owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 13-rated defense.
The Brewers were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Brandon Kintzler chucked 1 shutout innings at the Cubs in their last game, striking out 1 in a 5-0 win against Chicago in baseball action at Wrigley Field.
A few Brewers at Cubs trends to consider:
Milwaukee14-4-1 SU in their last 19 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee8-3-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
Milwaukee is 5-11-1 SU in its last 17 games ,on the road
Chi Cubs are 2-5-1 SU in their last 8 games ,when playing at home against Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 4-14-1 SU in their last 19 games ,when playing Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,at home
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, July 31