A clear difference used to exist between the Brewers and Cubs. Championships have become a perennial expectation for Chicago Cubs baseball betting. Up until the 2018 season Milwaukee had no expectations. Except to lose games and money on the gambling board. However, that has all changed now for the Brew Crew. Led by 2018 National League Most Valuable Player Christian Yelich Milwaukee is now a respected contender. The Cubs and Brewers have seen their rivalry heat up as nearby cities with teams capable of the pennant. Sunday night they’ll be featured on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball.
Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs
Date and Time: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 7:05 p.m. ET
Location: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
Baseball Betting Online Odds at SBG:
Brewers vs. Cubs TV Coverage: ESPN
Recent Form and Baseball Betting Metrics
First, the Brewers are one of the hottest teams on the board with eight baseball betting games wins in their last 10 games. Milwaukee is 23-16 with only 16 of their games going over the total. MLB metrics show The Crew ranked 13th for run production, second for home runs, 20th for staff earned run average and eighth for fielding. In the same way the Cubs have won eight of their last nine. Chicago is 20-13 with 20 of their games going over the total. They rank second for run production and sixth for staff earned run average.
Starting Pitchers and Bullpens
Milwaukee’s probable starter is right hander Jhoulys Chacin (3-3, 5.03 ERA, 1.27 WHIP). Concurrently the Brewers bullpen has an Offshore betting ranking of 16th in MLB. For Chicago left hander Jon Lester (2-1, 1.41 ERA, 1.03 WHIP) is scheduled to start. The Cubs rank 16th for bullpen ERA.
Brewers and Cubs Betting Trends
Road games have not gone well recently for the Milwaukee. As an example, the Brewers have won only four of their last 12 games away from Brew City. Five of their last eight in that role have gone under the total. By contrast the Cubs have been profitable at Wrigley Field. Chicago has cashed the winning ticket in nine of their last 13 games at the Friendly Confines. Four of their last six home games have gone over the total.
Milwaukee vs. Chicago Head to Head with Spread
Late on the Brewers have shown superior value in their rivalry with the Cubs. Milwaukee has gotten the money in 10 out of their last 14 games with Chicago. Five of the last seven in this series have gone under the total. However, at Wrigley Field the Cubs have been at their best against the Brewers. Chicago has won six of their last 10 home field meetings with Milwaukee. Only one of the last 11 tilts between these teams at the Friendly Confines have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
Fashion how Wrigley Field continues to be an asset for baseball betting games. The Friendly Confines remain one of the best matchup advantages that can be found in all of baseball. Chicago’s Javier Baez is another blue chip with 12 doubles, 11 home runs, 27 runs batted in and 30 runs.
Brewers vs. Cubs MLB Betting Odds Picks
As has been noted the Brewers continue to struggle at Wrigley Field.
Brewers vs. Cubs Baseball Betting Online Pick: Chicago Cubs
Brewers vs. Cubs Baseball Betting Online Score Prediction: Cubs 6, Brewers 3
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