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Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Chicago Cubs (70-86) will attempt to keep a four-game winning streak going when they host the Cincinnati Reds (60-96) at 2:20 PM ET on Friday.

The Reds (+127 underdog moneyline odds to win) visit the Cubs (-149). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the Chicago Cubs looking to Adrian Sampson (3-5), and Graham Ashcraft (5-4) getting the nod for the Cincinnati Reds.

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Cubs vs. Reds Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Cubs

  • In the last 10 games, Chicago has not been the moneyline favorite.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the Cubs and their opponents combined to hit the over four times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • Chicago’s record against the spread is 8-2-0 over its past 10 games.

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Reds

  • Cincinnati has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has gone 3-7 in those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Reds and their opponents have failed to hit the over eight times.
  • Cincinnati is 4-6-0 ATS over its last 10 games.
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Cubs vs. Reds Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Adrian Sampson

  • When Sampson starts, the Cubs have gone 8-9-0 against the spread.
  • The Cubs are 1-3 in Sampson’s four starts this season with Chicago as the moneyline favorite.
  • Sampson’s team has won nine of his 17 starts.
  • Sampson’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in four of 17 games.

Projected starter: Graham Ashcraft

  • Ashcraft and his team are 10-7-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • His team is 8-3 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.
  • Ashcraft’s team is 10-7 when he starts this season.
  • In Ashcraft’s 17 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over nine times.

Cubs Batting Leaders

  • Ian Happ leads the Cubs with 71 runs batted in.
  • Happ ranks 82nd in homers and 58th in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Nico Hoerner has a club-leading .285 batting average.
  • Hoerner ranks 196th in home runs among hitters in baseball and 153rd in RBI.
  • Willson Contreras is hitting .243 with 23 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 42 walks.
  • Patrick Wisdom has shown off his power as he paces his team with 25 home runs.
  • Wisdom takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .235 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.

Reds Batting Leaders

  • Kyle Farmer is batting .253 with 14 home runs and 76 RBI. All three of those stats rank first among Cincinnati hitters this season.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Farmer’s home run total is 121st, and his RBI total is 42nd.
  • Farmer has safely hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .176 with a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Jonathan India is batting .248 with an OBP of .324 and a slugging percentage of .380 this season.
  • India currently ranks 185th in home runs and 210th in RBI in the big leagues.
  • TJ Friedl has 53 hits this season and a slash line of .245/.319/.449.
  • Jake Fraley has 49 hits and an OBP of .333 to go with a slugging percentage of .462 this season.
  • Fraley takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .176 with a home run, a walk and an RBI.

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