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

Willson Contreras is just one hit away from his 100th of the campaign as his Chicago Cubs (73-87) face the Cincinnati Reds (61-99) on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET.

The Reds are a close favorite (-119 to win on the moneyline) when they square off against the Cubs (-100). The Reds will start Luis Cessa (4-4) against the Cubs and Javier Assad (2-2). The over/under in the game is set at 8.5 total runs.

Reds vs. Cubs Predictions

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Reds vs. Cubs Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • In the last 10 games, Cincinnati was listed as the moneyline favorite by oddsmakers only once, a game it won.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all had set totals), the Reds combined with their opponents to hit the over on the total three times.
  • Cincinnati’s ATS record is 4-6-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • Chicago has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and has gone 5-2 in those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Cubs and their opponents are 3-6-1 in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Chicago has won seven of its last 10 games against the spread.

Reds vs. Cubs Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Luis Cessa

  • The Reds have a 4-5-0 ATS record in Cessa’s nine starts with a set spread.
  • The Reds were favored on the moneyline for two Cessa starts this season — they split the games.
  • Cessa’s team has won four of his nine starts.
  • Cessa’s starts hit the over on the run total one time in nine games with a set total this season.

Projected starter: Javier Assad

  • Assad and his team are 5-2-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • His team is 4-1 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.
  • In games Assad has started, his team is 4-3.
  • In Assad’s seven starts with a total, the teams have hit the over one time.

Reds Batting Leaders

  • Kyle Farmer leads the Reds in home runs (14), runs batted in (78) and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .252.
  • In MLB play, Farmer ranks 123rd in home runs and 41st in RBI.
  • Jonathan India has 16 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 31 walks while batting .247.
  • Among all MLB hitters, India ranks 189th in homers and 206th in RBI.
  • India has safely hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .200 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
  • TJ Friedl has 10 doubles, five triples, eight home runs and 20 walks while batting .240.
  • Jake Fraley has nine doubles, 12 home runs and 25 walks while hitting .255.

Cubs Batting Leaders

  • Ian Happ leads Chicago in runs batted in with 72 while batting .273.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Happ ranks 85th in homers and 57th in RBI.
  • Nico Hoerner’s batting average of .280 leads all Chicago hitters this season.
  • Hoerner is 197th in home runs and 125th in RBI among all MLB hitters this year.
  • Contreras has 99 hits this season and a slash line of .240/.346/.458.
  • Seiya Suzuki is batting .267 with an OBP of .340 and a slugging percentage of .441 this season.

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