Brewers vs Cubs: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 13, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 13, 2021

Seeking their seventh win, the Milwaukee Brewers (6-4) are favorites (-148) on the moneyline when they take on the Chicago Cubs (4-6) on Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET. Brandon Woodruff starts for Milwaukee while Chicago will counter with Kyle Hendricks.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 13, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Brewers vs Cubs Betting Lines

Brewers Betting Insights

  • Last season, the Brewers won 18 out of the 37 games, or 48.6%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Milwaukee was 11-10 last season when entering a game favored by -148 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Brewers have a 57.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Games involving Milwaukee went over the total set by bookmakers in 24 of 58 chances last season.

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Cubs Betting Insights

  • The Cubs were victorous in nine, or 50%, of the 18 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Chicago had a win-loss record of 2-2 when favored by +125 or worse by bookmakers last year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 42.7% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Chicago and its opponents hit the over in 28 of their 58 games with a total set by oddsmakers last season.

Cubs Probable Pitcher – Kyle Hendricks

  • Hendricks (0-1) takes the mound first for the Cubs to make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Wednesday against the Brewers, when the right-hander went six scoreless innings while giving up four hits.
  • Hendricks has pitched five or more innings in a game one time this season entering this matchup.
  • The Cubs have not been a moneyline underdog when Hendricks starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 13, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Brewers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-4
Home 2-2
Road 4-2
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 6-4
Day Games 3-2
Night Games 3-2

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Brewers Probable Pitcher – Brandon Woodruff

  • The Brewers will send Woodruff to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the Cubs, throwing seven innings without allowing a run.
  • The 28-year-old ranks 14th in WHIP (.820), and 20th in K/9 (10.60) among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.
  • His team won his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 13, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cubs Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-6
Home 3-3
Road 1-3
vs LHP (Starters) 3-0
vs RHP (Starters) 1-6
Day Games 1-1
Night Games 3-5

Brewers Hitting Stats

  • The Brewers averaged 1.3 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB action with 75 total home runs last season.
  • The Brewers hit 40 home runs at home last season (1.3 per game).
  • Jackie Bradley Jr. finished last season with seven home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .283.
  • Avisail Garcia collected 43 hits, posted an OBP of .327 and a .326 SLG.

Cubs Hitting Stats

  • The Cubs hit 74 homers last season, which ranked 17th in the league.
  • They hit two or more homers in 20 games last season and were 14-6 in those matchups.
  • Ian Happ hit 12 home runs and had 28 runs batted in last season.
  • Willson Contreras hit .249 with 10 doubles, seven home runs and 19 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Cubs (+125)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

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

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