Brewers Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 10, 2022

Written By Staff on April 9, 2022

The Chicago Cubs (2-0) have a 2-0 series lead and will attempt to sweep the Milwaukee Brewers (0-2) on Sunday at Wrigley Field, at 2:20 PM ET. Freddy Peralta gets the starting nod for Milwaukee (-130 to win), and Marcus Stroman is Chicago’s (+109) choice to start.

The betting trends in what follows reflect odds as of April 10, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Cubs Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Peralta (MIL) Pitcher Stroman (CHC)
10 – 5 W/L 10 – 13
144.1 IP 179.0
2.81 ERA 3.02
0.970 WHIP 1.145
12.2 K/9 7.9
3.5 BB/9 2.2

Brewers Probable Starter Freddy Peralta

  • Peralta will make his first start of the season for the Brewers.
  • The 25-year-old righty started and threw 4 2/3 scoreless innings when he last appeared Monday, Oct. 11 against the Atlanta Braves.
  • Over his 28 appearances last season he finished with a 2.81 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP, compiling a 10-5 record.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 10, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Peralta

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ian Happ 14 .071 1 1 2 .188 .474
Willson Contreras 12 .250 3 0 1 .400 .733
Jason Heyward 12 .083 1 0 1 .214 .381
Nico Hoerner 5 .600 3 0 2 .600 1.600
Frank Schwindel 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 1.000
Rafael Ortega 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Patrick Wisdom 2 .500 1 0 1 .667 1.167

Cubs Probable Starter Marcus Stroman

  • The Cubs will send Stroman to the mound for his first start this season.
  • The 30-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Tuesday, Sept. 28 against the Miami Marlins, when he pitched 5 2/3 innings as the starter.
  • Last season, he posted a 3.02 ERA with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings and a record of 10-13.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers last season, his 3.02 ERA ranked ninth, 1.145 WHIP ranked 20th, and 7.9 K/9 ranked 27th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 10, 2022 at 1:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Stroman

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Lorenzo Cain 10 .100 1 0 0 .100 .200
Omar Narváez 9 .111 1 0 2 .111 .333
Andrew McCutchen 9 .333 3 0 2 .300 .744
Willy Adames 6 .667 4 1 3 .667 1.834
Victor Caratini 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Jace Peterson 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Hunter Renfroe 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Kolten Wong 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers went 75-49 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 60.5% of those games).
  • Milwaukee had a 57-40 record last year (winning 58.8% of its games) when it played as a moneyline favorite of -130 or shorter.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Brewers’ implied win probability is 56.5%.
  • Milwaukee had an over/under set by oddsmakers 164 times last year, and combined with opponents to go over the total in 75 of those games (75-77-12).
  • The Brewers covered 53.3% of their games last season, going 64-56-0 against the spread.
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Cubs Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Cubs were the underdog 94 times and won 31, or 33%, of those games.
  • Chicago had a record of 24-55, a 30.4% win rate, when they were set as an underdog of +109 or more by sportsbooks last season.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Cubs, based on the moneyline, is 47.8%.
  • Chicago and its opponents hit the over in 74 of their 155 games with a total last season.
  • The Cubs were 58-55-0 against the spread last season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Hunter Renfroe tallied 31 home runs and 96 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Andrew McCutchen hit .222 with 24 doubles, a triple, 27 home runs and 81 walks.
  • Willy Adames hit .262 with 32 doubles, a triple, 25 home runs and 57 walks a season ago.
  • Kolten Wong hit .272 with 32 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 31 walks.

Brewers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Hunter Renfroe 521 .259 89 31 96 .315 .816
Willy Adames 497 .262 77 25 73 .337 .818
Andrew McCutchen 482 .222 78 27 80 .334 .778
Kolten Wong 445 .272 70 14 50 .335 .782
Christian Yelich 399 .248 70 9 51 .362 .735
Omar Narváez 391 .266 54 11 49 .342 .744
Victor Caratini 313 .227 33 7 39 .309 .632
Rowdy Tellez 297 .242 34 11 36 .305 .719
Jace Peterson 259 .247 36 6 31 .348 .715
Lorenzo Cain 257 .257 40 8 36 .329 .730

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Ian Happ put up 105 hits and an OBP of .323.
  • Jonathan Villar hit 18 homers while driving in 42 runs.
  • Willson Contreras ended his last campaign with 98 hits, an OBP of .340 plus a slugging percentage of .438.
  • Frank Schwindel slashed .326/.371/.591 and finished with an OPS of .962.

Cubs Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ian Happ 465 .226 63 25 66 .323 .757
Jonathan Villar 454 .249 63 18 42 .322 .738
Willson Contreras 413 .237 61 21 57 .340 .778
Yan Gomes 349 .252 49 14 52 .301 .722
Patrick Wisdom 338 .231 54 28 61 .305 .823
Jason Heyward 323 .214 35 8 30 .280 .627
Rafael Ortega 296 .291 44 11 33 .360 .823
Frank Schwindel 242 .326 44 14 43 .371 .962
Nick Madrigal 200 .305 30 2 21 .349 .774
Clint Frazier 183 .186 20 5 15 .317 .634

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