Cubs vs Brewers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 7, 2021

The Chicago Cubs (3-2) host the Milwaukee Brewers (2-3) at 2:20 PM ET on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs are on the moneyline to break the 1-1 tie and take the series over the Brewers (). Chicago’s Kyle Hendricks starts 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 bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Cubs vs Brewers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Hendricks (CHC) Pitcher Woodruff (MIL)
0 – 1 W/L 0 – 5
3.0 IP 4.0
9.00 ERA 6.75
2.330 WHIP 2.000
12 K/9 11.3
9 BB/9 4.5

Cubs Probable Starter Kyle Hendricks

  • The Cubs were favored on the moneyline for one Hendricks start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Hendricks

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kolten Wong 42 .310 13 1 3 .370 .822
Christian Yelich 32 .188 6 1 3 .229 .510
Travis Shaw 27 .259 7 3 9 .300 .967
Lorenzo Cain 24 .208 5 0 1 .208 .416
Avisaíl García 16 .188 3 0 2 .188 .438
Omar Narváez 11 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Manny Piña 11 .182 2 0 0 .250 .432
Keston Hiura 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .444
Luis Urías 8 .125 1 0 0 .222 .347
Daniel Vogelbach 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666

Brewers Probable Starter Brandon Woodruff

  • This will be his first game as the moneyline underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 7, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Woodruff

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kris Bryant 13 .154 2 0 2 .214 .445
Jason Heyward 12 .167 2 0 0 .231 .398
Anthony Rizzo 12 .167 2 0 1 .333 .500
Javier Báez 10 .100 1 0 0 .182 .282
Ian Happ 8 .250 2 1 3 .333 .958
Willson Contreras 8 .125 1 0 0 .417 .542
David Bote 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .533
Joc Pederson 5 .800 4 2 2 .800 2.800
Jake Marisnick 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cubs Betting Trends

  • Last season the Cubs were the 20th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.4 runs per game (265 total).
  • The Cubs were favored on the moneyline 40 total times last season. They went 24-16 in those games.
  • Chicago finished 23-15 last year (winning 60.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -112 or shorter.
  • Chicago played in 58 games with a set over/under, and combined with its opponents to go over the total 28 times (28-28-2).

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers won 10, or 47.6%, of the 21 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Milwaukee had a record of 9-10, a 47.4% win rate, when they were set as an underdog of -104 or more by sportsbooks last season.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents went over the total last season in 24 of their 58 opportunities.

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Ian Happ had 12 home runs and 28 runs batted in last season.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB play, Happ ranked outside of the top 15 in average, hits and home runs.
  • Willson Contreras had 10 doubles, seven home runs and 19 walks while batting .249.
  • Contreras ranked outside of the top 15 in average, hits and home runs among qualifying batters in MLB action.

Cubs Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Javier Báez 222 .203 27 8 24 .238 .598
Anthony Rizzo 203 .222 26 11 24 .331 .745
Ian Happ 198 .258 27 12 28 .358 .863
Willson Contreras 189 .249 37 7 26 .357 .770
Jason Heyward 147 .265 20 6 22 .389 .845
Kris Bryant 131 .206 20 4 11 .293 .644
David Bote 125 .200 15 7 29 .303 .711
Joc Pederson 121 .190 21 7 16 .285 .682
Eric Sogard 115 .209 10 1 10 .281 .559
Tony Wolters 100 .230 10 0 8 .280 .550

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Jackie Bradley Jr. finished with a .283 average, seven home runs and 22 RBI last season.
  • Bradley did not rank among the top hitters in baseball among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Christian Yelich collected 41 hits, posted an OBP of .351 and a .430 SLG.
  • Among qualified hitters, Yelich did not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits in the league.

Brewers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Keston Hiura 217 .212 30 13 32 .291 .701
Christian Yelich 200 .205 39 12 22 .351 .781
Jackie Bradley Jr. 191 .283 32 7 22 .361 .811
Avisaíl García 181 .238 20 2 15 .327 .653
Kolten Wong 181 .265 26 1 16 .346 .672
Travis Shaw 163 .239 17 6 17 .306 .717
Daniel Vogelbach 115 .209 16 6 16 .326 .717
Luis Urías 109 .239 11 0 11 .308 .602
Omar Narváez 108 .176 8 2 10 .294 .563
Manny Piña 39 .231 4 2 5 .333 .743

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