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April 9, 7:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Odds


MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago vs Milwaukee battle on Monday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Cubs will rely on Chris Volstad to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Shaun Marcum will be his counterpart for the Brewers. Chris Volstad is 0-0 this season, and Shaun Marcum is 0-0.

View Milwaukee vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as -145 favorites. The total was set at 999.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 8-ranked Cubs and the National League No. 5-rated Brewers in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 5 in the National League at 7.7 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the National League at home, scoring 3 runs per game.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Cardinals on April 8. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee suffered a 9-3 loss against St. Louis on Sunday, as Randy Wolf wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Miller Park.

In their last action, Chicago was a 4-3 winner at home against the Nationals. Bettors on Chicago at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Cubs enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Nationals on Sunday, with Jeff Samardzija throwing 8 2/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Brewers at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 16 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi Cubs' last 14 games
Chi Cubs are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs, Tuesday, April 10