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The Chicago Cubs will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
The Cubs will give the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one. Righthander Jackson is 8-15 this season with a 4.76 ERA.
Starting this game for the Brewers will be Wily Peralta. The righthander has a 4.49 ERA to go along with a 9-15 record this season.
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.
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.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago: 63-86 SU
Milwaukee: 65-83 SU
Chicago most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's 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
Milwaukee home to Chi Cubs, Tuesday, September 17