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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 Friday in a battle of division rivals.

Righthander Carlos Villanueva will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Villanueva is 1-2 this season with a 10.66 ERA.

Villanueva's opponent in this one will be Matt Garza. The Brewers righthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.

In their last action, Chicago was a 5-2 loser at home against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Arizona at +114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Milwaukee was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Padres. They won as -127 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 7-14 SU
Milwaukee: 16-6 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi Cubs's last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Chi Cubs's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Chi Cubs, Saturday, April 26