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Chicago Cubs Host Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and Milwaukee on Friday, with the host Cubs trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Chicago Cubs, Eddie Butler gets the ball, charged with keeping the Milwaukee Brewers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Paolo Espino, 0-0 on the year.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.4-4.2 win for the Brewers on Friday. 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

21-19 Chicago battles the Brewers, currently with a 24-18 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 19 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 17 ranking for hits at 8.45 per game. By contrast, the Milwaukee Brewers are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.81 per game.

Milwaukee brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 19-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee rolled to a 4-2 win against San Diego on Thursday, as Zach Davies and the Brewers' bats led the team to victory at PETCO Park.

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 9-5 final on Thursday in support of J Lester at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Chicago, Saturday, May 20th