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Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds

The Chicago Cubs get a visit from the Milwaukee Brewers in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jason Hammel and his 6-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Matt Garza (6-12) to the hill.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.6 win for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (63-48) will face the 48-66 Brewers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at No. 26 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 20 ranked offense (3.95 runs per game) against a Milwaukee Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 24 at 4.43 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Milwaukee Brewers have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Brewers endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Tuesday, with Taylor Jungmann throwing 2.2 innings of 5-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Chicago, Thursday, August 13th