Brewers vs. Cubs MLB Prediction
National League Central rivals open a new series at Wrigley Field on Monday night when the Cubs host the Brewers at 8:05 p.m. ET. Will the Brewers continue to dominant their divisional foe or is there a better bet on the board?
901 Milwaukee Brewers (-208) at 902 Chicago Cubs (+189); o/u 9
8:05 p.m. ET, Monday, August 9, 2021
Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Milwaukee Brewers DFS SPIN
Omar Narvaez went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer against the Giants on Sunday. Narvaez got the first hit of the day for the Brewers on Sunday, blasting a two-run homer off of Johnny Cueto in the fourth inning to put Milwaukee on the board. It was the tenth home run of the season for the 29-year-old catcher. He's having a stellar season at the plate, slashing .283/.372/.449 over 309 plate appearances.
Chicago Cubs DFS Spin
Rafael Ortega had another nice night at the plate in Sunday's loss to the White Sox, going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles and a stolen base. The Cubs leadoff hitter singled off of Dylan Cease in each of the first two innings, and swiped second base in the second but was ultimately stranded both times. He's now hitting an impressive .319/.374/.519 with six homers, 16 RBI and six stolen bases in 148 plate appearances on the season.
Cardinals vs. Cubs Betting Prediction
The Brewers are 5-0 in their last five games versus the Cubs and have won four of their last five games in Chicago. The Brewers are also 42-20 in their last 62 games overall, are 35-16 in their last 51 games versus an opponent with a losing record and are 23-8 in their last 31 road games. On the other side, the Cubs are 0-5 in their last five home games, are 3-13 in their last 16 games versus NL Central rivals and are 4-17 in their last 21 games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS -208