At 7:40 PM ET, the Cubs and Brewers square off in an NL Central matchup. This one is being played at American Family Field in Milwaukee, and the Brewers are favored on the money line (+114). The money line odds have the Cubs at -135.

Wednesday's pitching matchup features Shota Imanaga for the Cubs and Bryse Wilson for the Brewers. The Cubs are 28-27 this season, while the Brewers are in 1st place in the NL Central with a record of 31-23.


The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers Moneyline +114

This game will be played at American Family Field at 7:40 ET on Wednesday, May 29th.


  • We have the Brewers winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Brewers to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Chicago picked up a 6-3 road win over the Brewers in the most recent game of this series. The Cubs offense got off to a fast start, scoring five of their six runs in the first two innings. On the other side, the Brewers got on the board with three runs in the 9th but couldn't complete the comeback.

Ben Brown started for the Cubs and picked up the win, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with 10 strikeouts but issued two walks. As for the Brewers, Freddy Peralta got the start and took the loss, giving up one earned run in 5 2/3 innings of work.

Michael Busch and Cody Bellinger each homered for the Cubs, while Miguel Amaya went 2/4 with two RBIs. Ian Happ also had a two-hit game and drove in two runs for Chicago's offense.

Cubs Records & Stats

Chicago is 28-27 overall and trails the Brewers by 3.5 games in the NL Central. So far, they are just 6-8 in divisional games. The Cubs will be looking to take the series lead today, and they are 7-8-2 in series this year, including having lost four straight series.

The Cubs have dropped seven of their last ten games and are 15-11 at home compared to 13-16 on the road. As the favorite, the Cubs are 12-10 this year, and they are 4-3 as the road favorite. Chicago has also dropped three straight games as the favorite, and they are 16-17 as the underdog this year.

When the Cubs win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.1 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.4 runs per game. They have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 29-26, including an 18-11 record on the road. They have been especially good against the run line as the underdog, going 23-10. However, they have been a poor bet against the run line as the favorite, going just 6-16.

The Chicago Cubs are on the road today against the Milwaukee Brewers. The O/U line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The Cubs have an average combined run average of 8.6 runs per game this season. Their O/U record is 23-30, and when the line is set at 7.5 runs, their O/U record is 7-7. In 61.8% of their games this season, the O/U line has been set higher than 7.5 runs.

Left-hander Shota Imanaga gets the start for the Cubs today as he faces the Brewers on the road. He has made six quality starts in his nine outings this year and has a record of 5-0 with an ERA of .84. Imanaga's WHIP for the season is .91, and opponents are batting .196 off him this year. In his last outing, he went seven innings and didn't give up a run, finishing with a no-decision. Imanaga has not taken a loss this season.

So far this season, the Cubs offense has been pretty mediocre, as they are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 17th in the league. Their team batting average of .227 is 21st in the MLB, and they are also near the bottom of the league in terms of slugging percentage and OPS. As a team, they are 16th in home runs and are 4th in terms of drawing walks.

Michael Busch has been one of the Cubs' top power threats this season, as his eight home runs are 10th in the league and 2nd on the team. However, he has struggled at the plate of late, going just 3/18 in his last eight games. Christopher Morel leads the Cubs with 33 RBIs, but he is hitting just .197 for the season. Nico Hoerner has been a bright spot, hitting .257 with a team-high 15 RBIs.

Brewers Records & Stats

Milwaukee is currently 31-23 overall and leads the NL Central by 3.5 games over the Cubs. The Brewers and Cubs have matching 14-8 records in divisional games. The Brewers took the series opener but dropped game two and are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

As the home team, the Brewers are 13-10 this year and 18-13 on the road. So far, they have been slightly better as the underdog compared to the favorite. Milwaukee's overall series record is 9-6-2 this year.

When the Brewers win, they win by an average of 3.6 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of -2.9 runs per game. They have a run line record of 28-26 on the season, and they have been a better bet on the run line as the underdog, going 20-8. They are 9-14 on the run line at home and 19-12 on the run line on the road. Their average run margin for the season is +0.9 runs per game.

When the Milwaukee Brewers play at home, the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, and the over has hit in seven of their 11 games with that line. Overall, the Brewers' games have averaged 9.0 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-24. The average over/under line for their games is set at 8 runs, and 72.2% of their games have had higher lines than today's 7.5-run total.

Bryse Wilson is getting the start for the Brewers today and comes in with a record of 3-1 and ERA of 2.86. Looking back at his last outing, Wilson came out of the bullpen and picked up the win. In that outing, he went 5 1/3 innings, giving up two earned runs, and had seven strikeouts. Before that outing, he had made three straight starts and finished with a no-decision in each one. Wilson has made two quality starts this year and is averaging 7.77 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, he has allowed seven home runs. At home, Wilson's ERA is 2.96 compared to 8.55 on the road.

William Contreras has been the Brewers' top hitter so far this season, batting .324 with a team-high eight home runs. His 43 RBIs are also the best mark on the team and 5th best in the league. Willy Adames and William Contreras have also been swinging the bat well of late, with Adames hitting .303 over his last eight games and Contreras going 8/34 in that span.

As a team, the Brewers are 4th in the league in scoring at 4.9 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the league's top home run-hitting teams and have the 6th best team batting average in the MLB.