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Jimmy Nelson Brewers at Home vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Milwaukee and Chicago on Friday, with the host Brewers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Milwaukee Brewers, Jimmy Nelson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Brett Anderson, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Milwaukee Brewers were listed as 137 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.4-3.2 result in favor of the Cubs. 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

Milwaukee (1-3) will face the 2-1 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Milwaukee Brewers, most recently No. 15 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Milwaukee Brewers No. 10-rated offense, averaging 4.25 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 10 at 3 in runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have averaged 7.75 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (7.67 hits per game).

Milwaukee owns the No. 19 defense, allowing 4.25 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chi Cubs's last 19 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 8th