Cubs vs. Brewers MLB Preview: Starting Lineups, Odds, Weather, & Stats (5/30/24)

Written By Editorial Team on May 30, 2024
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Cubs vs. Brewers

The Chicago Cubs are scheduled to play against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 30, at 1:10 PM at American Family Field in Milwaukee. The game will be broadcasted on BSWI. The Cubs enter with a money line of +103, while the Brewers are at -122 based on the latest MLB odds. The forecast predicts a clear sky with a high of 50 degrees.

Cubs vs. Brewers odds for 5/30/24

The MLB matchup between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field in Milwaukee features closely matched moneyline odds across several Ohio sportsbooks, with the Brewers slightly favored in most. The over/under for the game is consistently set at 8.5 runs, indicating expectations for a moderate scoring game.

  • Bet365: Brewers -122, Cubs +102, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Brewers -116, Cubs -102, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Brewers -125, Cubs +105, over/under 8.5
  • BetRivers: Brewers -125, Cubs +105, over/under 8.5

Cubs vs. Brewers projected starting lineups

These two teams will square off after combining for 16 runs yesterday. Expect a hefty amount of lefties in the lineup for both sides.

Cubs starting lineup

  1. DH Mike Tauchman (L)
  2. RF Seiya Suzuki (R)
  3. CF Cody Bellinger (L)
  4. 3B Christopher Morel (R)
  5. LF Ian Happ (S)
  6. 2B Nico Hoerner (R)
  7. 1B Michael Busch (L)
  8. SS Dansby Swanson (R)
  9. C Miguel Amaya (R)

Brewers starting lineup

  1. 2B Brice Turang (L)
  2. C William Contreras (R)
  3. DH Christian Yelich (L)
  4. SS Willy Adames (R)
  5. 1B Jake Bauers (L)
  6. 3B Joey Ortiz (R)
  7. RF Sal Frelick (L)
  8. LF Jackson Chourio (R)
  9. CF Blake Perkins (S)

Cubs vs. Brewers probable starters 5/30/24

(CHC) Jameson Taillon (R)3-22.581.2815.26.7
(MIL) Colin Rea (R)4-23.981.3615.58.4

Cubs vs. Brewers injuries

Chicago Cubs: 

  • Yency Almonte (RP) – Shoulder strain, out until late May.
  • Colten Brewer (RP) – Lower back strain, expected return in late May.
  • Keegan Thompson (SP) – Viral illness, out until late May.
  • Adbert Alzolay (RP) – Forearm strain, on 15-day injured list.
  • Julian Merryweather (RP) – Rib stress fracture, on 60-day injured list.

Milwaukee Brewers: 

  • Wade Miley (SP) – Underwent Tommy John surgery, out for 2024 season.
  • Ray Black (RP) – On restricted list, away from team.
  • Joe Ross (SP) – Low back strain, on 15-day injured list.
  • Rhys Hoskins (1B) – Strained right hamstring, expected return in June.
  • Devin Williams (RP) – Back stress fracture, expected return in late July.

Chicago Cubs Team Stats

Heading into the MLB matchup at American Family Field, the Chicago Cubs hold a .500 record with 28-28, placing them 3rd in the NL Central Division. Recent performance shows a struggle, with a 3-7 record in their last ten games and currently on a one-game losing streak. Season stats highlight:

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Team average: .227
  • Team home runs: 52
  • Team Stolen bases: 35
  • Team ERA: 3.90
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 492

Milwaukee Brewers Team Stats

For the upcoming Cubs vs. Brewers game, the Milwaukee Brewers lead the NL Central Division with 32-23. Their performance in the last ten games is balanced at 5-5, and they are entering this game with a win. Key season statistics include:

  • Runs per game: 5.0
  • Team average: .252
  • Team home runs: 65
  • Team Stolen bases: 74
  • Team ERA: 3.84
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 447

Player Stats for Cubs vs. Brewers

The Cubs’ Mike Tauchman and the Brewers’ Willy Adames have shown exceptional performance, with Tauchman leading in batting average and runs for the Cubs, and Adames hitting his ninth homer, extending his hit streak. Recent news includes Cade Horton’s exit due to back soreness and Trevor Megill’s elbow injury update.

Chicago Cubs Leaders

The Cubs’ performance this season has been highlighted by Mike Tauchman and Christopher Morel’s contributions. Tauchman leads in batting average and runs, while Morel tops in home runs and RBIs.

  • AVG Leader: Mike Tauchman (.269)
  • HR Leader: Christopher Morel (9)
  • RBI Leader: Christopher Morel (34)
  • Runs Leader: Mike Tauchman (33)
  • SB Leader: Nico Hoerner (6)

Milwaukee Brewers Leaders

For the Brewers, William Contreras has been a standout, leading in batting average, RBIs, and runs. Willy Adames continues to shine with his ninth home run and an extended hitting streak.

  • AVG Leader: William Contreras (.323)
  • HR Leader: Willy Adames (9)
  • RBI Leader: William Contreras (43)
  • Runs Leader: William Contreras (45)
  • SB Leader: Brice Turang (19)
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