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MLB Betting Line Favors the over the

Chicago Cubs


Milwaukee Brewers
Friday, September 26, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Miller Park

The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago Cubs invade Miller Park on Friday.

Milwaukee hands the ball to starter Jimmy Nelson in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-8 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Eric Jokisch, who will try to quiet the fans and the Brewers bats at the same time.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.3 win for the Brewers on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 2.8-2.3 result in favor of the Brewers today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

81-78 Milwaukee battles the Cubs, currently with a 71-88 mark. 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 Brewers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 24 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 29.

How Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 14 ranked offense (4.04 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 8.44 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.14 hits on average).

Milwaukee owns the No. 16 defense, allowing 4.04 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Cardinals. They won as -102 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. Jake Arrieta blew away 10 St. Louis batters in the Cubs's last start, leading them to a 3-1 win over St. Louis on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +148 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-3 to Cincinnati on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi Cubs's last 15 games
Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Milwaukee, Saturday, September 27th