Milwaukee vs Chicago Recap - Brewers Over Cubs 7-4
Milwaukee moneyline bettors cashed on Monday courtesy of a 7-4 win against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Bettors who backed the Brewers were rewarded as +110 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Marco Estrada earned the victory for the Brewers, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Martin Maldonado in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
Milwaukee outhit their counterparts 12-9 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jim Henderson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.