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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers meet at Miller Park.
The Cubs will trot Scott Feldman out to the mound in this one. Righthander Feldman has a 0-2 record and a 6.00 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Brewers will be Wily Peralta. The righthander has a 6.19 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -109 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Milwaukee has won 6 straight games.
Chicago: 5-11 SU
Milwaukee: 8-8 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at Cincinnati, Monday, April 22
Milwaukee at San Diego, Monday, April 22