Predictions for Brewers vs. Cubs: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 30

Thursday’s contest that pits the Milwaukee Brewers (32-23) versus the Chicago Cubs (28-28) at American Family Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Brewers, who are a slight favorite in this matchup according to our model. First pitch is at 1:10 PM on May 30.

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Brewers vs. Cubs Matchup Info

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Brewers vs. Cubs Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Cubs 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

Brewers vs. Cubs Betting Lines

Brewers vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Brewers -125 +105 8 -118 -102

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Brewers Betting Insights

  • Milwaukee has been victorious in 14, or 53.8%, of the 26 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Brewers have been victorious 10 times in 16 chances when named as a favorite of at least -125 or better on the moneyline.
  • Milwaukee and its opponents have hit the over in 31 of 55 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Brewers were favored on the moneyline for eight of their past 15 games, and they finished 3-5 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Milwaukee combined with its opponents to go over the run total seven times.

Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has put together a 16-16 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • The Cubs have a record of 12-9 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer (57.1%).
  • Chicago has had an over/under set by bookmakers 56 times, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total in 24 of those games (24-30-2).
  • The Cubs have played as underdogs in eight of their past 15 games and went 3-5 in those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times.

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Brewers vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

Brewers’ Starting Pitcher: Colin Rea

  • The 33-year-old has pitched in 10 games this season with an ERA of 3.98, a 1.85 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.362.
  • Colin Rea’s team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Rea’s team is 6-3 when he starts this season.
  • In games Rea has started this season, the teams are 6-3-0 at hitting the over.

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Jameson Taillon

  • In seven games this season, the 32-year-old has amassed an ERA of 2.58, with 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .252 against him.
  • The Cubs are 2-1 in Taillon’s three starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Taillon’s team has a 4-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Taillon’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in three of seven contests.

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Brewers’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 32-23
Home 14-10
Road 18-13
One-Run Games 9-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 22-4

Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 28-28
Home 15-11
Road 13-17
One-Run Games 10-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-6

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