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Milwaukee Brewers Home to the Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Action

MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers battle on Saturday at Miller Park as the Brewers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Travis Wood gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday; he's 2-1 on the season. The Milwaukee Brewers, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Lohse, who will be looking to improve on his 1-4 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago Cubs were 102 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-2.5 victory for 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

The Milwaukee Brewers sport a record of 9-21 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 15-13 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Chicago injuries news.

The Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 27 ranked offense (3.47 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 17 at 4.32 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 7.43 hits per game, less than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.68 hits on average).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.14 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 3.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs struck out early and often against Jimmy Nelson in their last game, but still managed to come out ahead on the scoreboard, striking out 11 times in a 7-6 win over Milwaukee on Friday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Sunday, May 10th