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MLB Betting Line Favors the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers

The Chicago Cubs will look to improve on a 93-52 record when they take on the Milwaukee Brewers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Mike Montgomery for the Chicago Cubs (4-5 on the year) and Jimmy Nelson for Milwaukee Brewers (7-14 so far).

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-1.4 result in favor of 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

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 93-52 heading into this matchup, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at 65-81 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Milwaukee injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 3-ranked Milwaukee Brewers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.62 hits per game. The Milwaukee Brewers average 8.03 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Chicago owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 4.98 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's No. 19-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Junior Guerra silenced the Reds bats in a 7-0 victory last time out versus Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

The Cubs didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out St. Louis 7-0 on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Chicago, Friday, September 16th