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Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers: Monday’s Battle for the NL Central

Posted by: Mike Davis
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers MLB Betting Preview

The 2018 baseball betting online season continues this Monday night with an enticing Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers contest. Both the Cubs and the Brewers are having successful seasons, with Milwaukee focused on hampering down their lead in the NL Central and Chicago vying to surpass them for the lead in the division. With so much on the line this evening, what kind of turnout will Monday’s sports parlay odds predict?

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers – Monday, June 11th  

Series: Game 1

When: 8:10 pm ET

Where: Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLB TV

Baseball Betting Online Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cubs -1½ (+140) 8½ (-115) -117
Brewers +1½ (-160) 8½ (-105) +107
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Chicago Cubs

The Cubs charge into this Monday night matchup sporting a 37-25 record that ranks them 2nd in the NL Central. Coming off a 7-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago will vie to return to their winning was this evening. Before suffering that lopsided loss to Pittsburgh, the Cubs had racked up a 4-game win streak. Currently Chicago is ½ a game behind the division-leading Brewers, so with a win this evening they can get back on top. To help pull it off, Chicago will be sending Jose Quintana to the mound. Quintana enters this matchup with a 6-4 record on the year as well as a 4.20 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Javier Baez (14 HR, 46 RBI, .250 BA), Kyle Schwarber (11 HR, 28 RBI, .249 BA), and Anthony Rizzo (10 HR, 45 RBI, .246 BA).

Milwaukee Brewers 

Milwaukee slides into this divisional matchup flashing a 39-26 record that ranks them 1st in the NL Central. No doubt Milwaukee will be looking to prove their dominance this evening. But since they’re 2-4 in their last 6, there’s no guarantee they come out on top. All in all this contest marks the 9th time the Brewers face the Cubs. With a 1-7 record on the year versus Chicago, it’s looking like sportsbook players should bet against Milwaukee this evening. Junior Guerra gets the start on behalf of the Brewers this evening. He brings a 3-4 record to the mound as well as a 2.83 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Christian Yelich (8 HR, 28 RBI, .310 BA), Jesus Aguilar (11 HR, 37 RBI, .290 BA), and Travis Shaw (14 HR, 39 RBI, .248 BA).

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Milwaukee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Betting Picks

So which side should online sportsbook bettors favor in this Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers matchup? Ultimately it’s pretty clear that the Cubs have the upper hand this evening. Chicago has been beating up on the Brewers all season long and tonight should prove no different. Sign up today to make your MLB betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 4-3 Chicago. A bit of a shootout but the Cubs come out on top in the end.

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