Cubs vs Brewers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 7, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 7, 2021

The Chicago Cubs (3-2) hope to avoid an upset as -112 favorites when they take on Omar Narvaez (with homers in two straight contests) and the Milwaukee Brewers (2-3). First pitch is at 2:20 PM ET on Wednesday, live from Wrigley Field. Chicago’s Kyle Hendricks gets the start, and he’ll go against Milwaukee’s Brandon Woodruff.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 6, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Cubs vs Brewers Betting Lines

Cubs Betting Insights

  • The Cubs won 24, or 60%, of the 40 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Chicago was 23-15 last season when entering a game favored by -112 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 50.9% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Last season, Chicago and its opponents hit the over in 28 of their 58 games with a total.

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Brewers Betting Insights

  • The Brewers won in 10, or 47.6%, of the 21 contests they were named as odds-on underdogs in last year.
  • Milwaukee had a mark of 9-10 in contests where bookmakers set them as -104 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Brewers have a 49.1% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Milwaukee’s games went over the total in 24 of its 58 opportunities.

Brewers Probable Pitcher – Brandon Woodruff

  • Woodruff (0-0) gets the starting nod for the Brewers, his second of the season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 7, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cubs Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 3-2
Home 3-2
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 2-0
vs RHP (Starters) 1-2
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 3-2

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Cubs Probable Pitcher – Kyle Hendricks

  • The Cubs’ Hendricks will make his second start of the season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 7, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Brewers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 2-3
Home 1-2
Road 1-1
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 2-3
Day Games 1-1
Night Games 1-2

Cubs Hitting Stats

  • The Cubs ranked 17th in MLB action with 74 home runs last season. They averaged 1.2 per game.
  • The Cubs averaged 0.9 homers per home game last season (30 total at home).
  • Ian Happ finished with a .258 average last season, with 12 home runs and 28 RBI.
  • Willson Contreras hit .249 with an OBP of .357 and a slugging percentage of .413.

Brewers Hitting Stats

  • The Brewers hit 75 homers last season, which ranked 16th in the league.
  • In 32 games on the road last season, they hit 36 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
  • Jackie Bradley Jr. hit .283 a season ago with 11 doubles, seven home runs and 22 walks.
  • Kolten Wong had four doubles, two triples, a home run and 19 walks while hitting .265.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Cubs (-112)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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