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MLB BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

The Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers will meet on the field at Miller Park on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

Matt Garza will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Righthander Garza is 2-1 this season with a 4.25 ERA.

Garza's opponent in this one will be Wily Peralta. The Brewers righthander has a 5.59 ERA to go along with a 5-8 record this season.

The Cubs were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team records:
Chicago: 32-44 SU
Milwaukee: 32-44 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games
Chi Cubs are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road
Milwaukee is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 13-3 SU in their last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Seattle, Friday, June 28
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Friday, June 28