LAS VEGAS, NV (The Spread) – The Brewers have lost seven straight games and continue to strugging in Chicago, where tonight they’ll visit the Cubs at 8:05PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Brewers are -108 money line favorites over the host Cubs, who are +100 money line underdogs. The total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 8.5 runs after opening at 8.
The Brewers have struggled in Chicago, dropping four of their last five games versus the Cubs. They’re also 0-7 in their last seven road games, 0-4 in their last four games versus a team with a losing record and 0-6 in their last six games versus a right-handed starter. Matt Garza takes the hill for Milwaukee tonight, and the Brewers are just 1-4 in his last five starts.
Bettors may also want to consider the over in Houston tonight, where the Angels will visit the Astros at 8:10PM ET. Los Angeles is currently a -131 money line favorite over the host Astros, who are +121 money line underdogs. As for the total, it’s currently sitting at 8 runs.
The over is 5-1 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Houston and 11-1-1 in Jered Weaver’s last 13 road starts with the total set between 7 and 8.5 runs. The over is also5-1 in the Astros’ last six games as a home underdog of between +110 and +150, and 11-3 in their last 14 games as a home underdog.