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Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Preview and Pick

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

John Lackey will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 9-8 record into the contest. Chase Anderson gets the ball for the Milwaukee Brewers; he's 8-11 so far this season.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-1.0 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

The Chicago Cubs bring a 93-53 record to the battle against the 66-81 Brewers. 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. 3-rated Chicago Cubs and the league No. 9-ranked Milwaukee Brewers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Milwaukee Brewers rank No. 28 at 8.03 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 19 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee rolled to a 5-4 win against Chicago on Thursday, as J Nelson and the Brewers' bats led the team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 13-4 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Milwaukee is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Chi Cubs is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Chicago, Saturday, September 17th