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Chicago Cubs Starter Travis Wood Out to Silence Milwaukee Brewers Bats in MLB Contest

Milwaukee Brewers


Chicago Cubs
Sunday, May 18, 2014 2:20 PM ET
Wrigley Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Milwaukee Brewers dueling the Chicago Cubs on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

It's a pitching duel between Travis Wood for the Chicago Cubs (3-4 on the year) and Marco Estrada for Milwaukee Brewers (3-1 so far).

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Computer Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Brewers to win this game 4.2-3.8. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 14-27 record to the battle against the 27-16 Brewers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Milwaukee injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 11-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 18-rated Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup.

How Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 19-rated offense, averaging 3.95 runs per game, against a Milwaukee Brewers defense that ranks No. 7 at 3.6 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.02 hits per game so far, less than Milwaukee Brewers batters have averaged on the year (8.49 hits per game).

Milwaukee brings the No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They lost as -117 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Brewers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 3-0 to the Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Milwaukee is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Milwaukee is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 16 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Atlanta, Monday, May 19th
Chicago home to New York, Tuesday, May 20th