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Zack Greinke out to silence Cubs bats in MLB contest

Chicago CubsMilwaukee Brewers
June 6, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

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The visiting Cubs hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to steal a win at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Milwaukee sends Zack Greinke out against Paul Maholm for the Cubs in this game. Greinke is 6-2 with a 3.46 ERA on the season, while Maholm is 4-4 on the year and has a 4.82 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Milwaukee opened as -215 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 12 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cubs, who rate a National League No. 14 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 6 ranked National League offense (4.3 runs per game) against a Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the National League at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The Brewers have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Cubs have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 10-0 winner as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +142 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago routed Milwaukee on Tuesday by a 10-0 score at Miller Park, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cubs at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 10 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
Milwaukee is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Milwaukee, Thursday, June 7

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