BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Milwaukee will play on Saturday.
The Cubs are 6-7 against opponents from the NL Central. Chicago ranks last in the majors in hitting with a .200 batting average, Kris Bryant leads the club with an average of .283.
The Brewers are 7-6 against teams from the NL Central. The Milwaukee pitching staff owns a team ERA of 2.71, Adrian Houser leads the staff with a mark of 3.32.
The Brewers won the last meeting 7-0. Corbin Burnes secured his first victory and Travis Shaw went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs for Milwaukee. Jake Arrieta registered his first loss for Chicago.
TOP PERFORMERS: Bryant leads the Cubs with five home runs and has 12 RBIs.
Avisail Garcia leads the Brewers with three home runs and has 10 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Cubs: 5-5, .224 batting average, 5.32 ERA, outscored by three runs