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Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The visiting Chicago Cubs hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.

For the Milwaukee Brewers, Brandon Woodruff gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Kyle Hendricks, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as favorites of -145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Brewers to win this game 4.6-4.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Milwaukee Brewers sport a record of 4-3 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 3-3 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Milwaukee Brewers rated this week at No. 10 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.86 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.83 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Milwaukee has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago threw a shutout at Milwaukee in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by J Lester to defeat Milwaukee 8-0 on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 17 games
  • Milwaukee is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 7th