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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers meet at Miller Park.
Jeff Samardzija will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Righthander Samardzija is 8-12 this season with a 4.44 ERA.
Samardzija's opponent in this one will be Marco Estrada. The Brewers righthander has a 4.29 ERA to go along with a 6-4 record this season.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Brewers on September 16. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Milwaukee has won 2 straight games.
Chicago: 63-87 SU
Milwaukee: 66-83 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 6-19 SU in their last 25 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee home to Chi Cubs, Wednesday, September 18