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Baseball Matchup - Chicago Cubs Milwaukee Brewers Odds Preview

Milwaukee BrewersChicago Cubs
Aug 28, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Odds

60-67TEAM RECORD49-78

The Chicago Cubs host Milwaukee on Tuesday, looking to build on their 49-78 mark against the 60-67 Brewers in MLB betting action at Wrigley Field.

Travis Wood gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 4-10 mark. In the other dugout, Yovani Gallardo brings a 13-8 ledger to the game for the Brewers as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

View Milwaukee vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Cubs were listed as +150 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 999 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Cubs, most recently No. 14 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Brewers, who rate a National League No. 10 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Cubs have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Brewers hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

The Brewers were a 15-4 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 (19) was good news for OVER bettors. Milwaukee routed Chicago on Monday by a 15-4 score at Wrigley Field, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Brewers at Cubs trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
Chi Cubs are 6-19 SU in their last 25 games

Next up:
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, August 29