The Chicago Cubs are set to take on the Milwaukee Brewres on May 28, 2024, at the American Family Field starting at 7:40 PM. Forecasted moderate rain could add an interesting twist to the game dynamics.

Ben Brown, with a respectable ERA of 3.203, will be on the mound for the Cubs. Opposing him from the Brewers’ side will be Freddy Peralta, who carries an ERA of 3.812. In the tight race of the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cubs presently occupy the 7th spot showing an even 27-27 record, reflecting a .500 winning percentage. Their recent performance reveals a struggle, with only 2 wins in their last 10 outings highlighted by a current five-game losing streak. Conversely, the Brewers are positioned 4th with a stronger 31-22 record and a .585 winning ratio. They’ve maintained a good rhythm, marking a victory in their last game and maintaining a solid performance both at home and on the road.

From a betting perspective, considerable odds are stacked for the game. The point spread is set at -1.5 and the over/under total is marked at 8.0 runs, suggesting a moderately high-score game anticipated by bookmakers. For those favoring direct outcomes, the money line offers the Brewers at -159 and the Cubs at +136, indicating a slight confidence in the Brewers pulling off a win at home given by oddsmakers.