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The Chicago Cubs will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field.
The Brewers will give the ball to starter Wily Peralta in this one. Righthander Peralta is 7-10 this season with a 4.54 ERA.
The Cubs will counter Peralta with Edwin Jackson. Righthander Jackson has a 4.89 ERA to go along with a 6-11 record this season.
The Brewers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +123 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Milwaukee has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Milwaukee: 46-61 SU
Chicago: 48-58 SU
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 16-4 SU in their last 20 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to Washington, Friday, August 2
Chi Cubs home to LA Dodgers, Thursday, August 1