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Milwaukee Brewers Favored by -109 Against Chicago Cubs on Friday

The Milwaukee Brewers battle the visiting Chicago Cubs on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Miller Park.

Jimmy Nelson will take the mound for the Milwaukee Brewers, and he'll carry a 1-2 record into the contest. Jason Hammel gets the ball for the Chicago Cubs; he's 2-1 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as -101 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-2.3 win for the Cubs. A 4.3-2.3 result in favor of the Cubs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

9-20 Milwaukee battles the Cubs, currently with a 14-13 mark. 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. 28 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Milwaukee owns the No. 30 ranking for hits at 7.34 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.63 per game.

Chicago brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

John Lackey fanned 10 Chicago batters in the team's last outing, leading the Cardinals to a 5-1 victory over the Cubs at Busch Stadium.

Milwaukee got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Thursday, suffering a 14-4 humiliation against Los Angeles.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, May 9th