Cubs play the Brewers leading series 1-0
Milwaukee Brewers (0-1) vs. Chicago Cubs (1-0)
Chicago; Saturday, 2:20 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (0-0); Cubs: Justin Steele (0-0)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -158, Cubs +135
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Cubs host the Milwaukee Brewers, leading the series 1-0.
Chicago went 71-91 overall and 39-42 at home a season ago. The Cubs averaged 2.8 extra base hits per game, including 1.3 home runs.
Milwaukee had a 95-67 record overall and a 50-31 record on the road last season. The Brewers batted .233 as a team in the 2021 season with a .713 OPS.
INJURIES: Cubs: Alec Mills: 10-Day IL (back), Andrelton Simmons: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Wade Miley: 10-Day IL (elbow), Adbert Alzolay: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Codi Heuer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Brad Wieck: 60-Day IL (elbow), David Bote: 60-Day IL (undisclosed)
Brewers: Justin Topa: 10-Day IL (elbow), Luis Urias: 10-Day IL (quadricep)