Brewers vs. Cubs Prediction

Milwaukee Brewers vs. Chicago Cubs 9/12/18, Prediction & Odds

The Chicago Cubs won in shutout fashion at home last night to even their key series versus the Milwaukee Brewers at a game apiece. Will Chicago extend its NL Central lead with another victory tonight?

Game Snapshot

911 Milwaukee Brewers at 912 Chicago Cubs

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wrigley Field at 8:04PM ET

TV: ESPN

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Cubs are a -160 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Brewers are a +150 underdog, while the total sits at 8.5 runs. As of Wednesday morning, 52 percent of public bets are siding with host Chicago. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Quintana brilliant in win

Cubs lefty Jose Quintana threw 6 2/3 shutout innings last night in a 3-0 home win over Milwaukee as he gave up three hits with seven strikeouts and two walks. Pedro Strop picked up his 13th save as he threw a spotless inning with one strikeout Javier Baez finished 1-for-2 with a walk and a run scored to help lead the offense. Victor Caratini went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. 

Brewers held to three hits

Lorenzo Cain and Jesus Aguilar both finished 1-for-4 in yesterday's defeat for the Brewers. The lone other hit was by Hernan Perez with a pinch-hit single. Jhoulys Chacin took the loss as he allowed two runs (one earned) on one hit with five strikeouts and one walk over five innings.

Chase Anderson (9-7, 3.95 ERA) will start today for Milwaukee, while Chicago counters with Kyle Hendricks (11-10, 3.71).

MLB Betting Trends

Milwaukee

The under is 13-6-1 in Anderson's last 20 road starts. The under is 22-6 in the last 28 meetings.

Chicago

The Cubs are 7-1 in Hendricks' last eight starts. Chicago is 43-21 in its last 65 home games.

Prediction:

Hendricks has pitched very well during the second half of the season and while Anderson is typically good against the Cubs, I don't think he'll have enough in the tank today. With Hendricks providing a much different look than Quintana, look for Milwaukee's offense to struggle again as the Cubs take another one.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: CHICAGO CUBS -160

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