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Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Matchup Report

Chicago CubsMilwaukee Brewers
Aug 22, 2:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Chicago Cubs vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

47-75TEAM RECORD56-66

The Milwaukee Brewers host Chicago on Wednesday, looking to build on their 56-66 mark against the 47-75 Cubs in MLB betting action at Miller Park.

The match puts starter Travis Wood for the Cubs on the hill facing Yovani Gallardo for the Brewers. Wood brings a 4-9 mark to the game, while Gallardo is 12-8 to date on the season.

View Chi Cubs vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Brewers were listed as -240 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Brewers, most recently No. 11 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cubs, who rate a National League No. 14 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Milwaukee and its National League No. 4-rated batting order, averaging 4.6 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 15 lineup of the Cubs at 3.7 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -200 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in C Rusin's start, as they lost 5-2 against Milwaukee on Tuesday at Miller Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Cubs at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 14-2 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Milwaukee is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Colorado, Friday, August 24
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Friday, August 24