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

The Chicago Cubs (73-88) play the Cincinnati Reds (62-99) on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park, at 4:10 PM ET.

Oddsmakers project the Cubs as a small favorite (-120 moneyline odds to win) against the Reds (-100). The Cubs will start Adrian Sampson (4-5) against the Reds and Graham Ashcraft (5-5). The matchup has an over/under set at 8 total runs.

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Cubs vs. Reds Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Chicago has a 3-1 record from the four games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Cubs and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total two times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Chicago’s ATS record is 6-4-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • Cincinnati has played as the underdog in nine of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Reds and their opponents are 3-6-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Over its last 10 games, Cincinnati is 5-5-0 against the spread.

Cubs vs. Reds Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Adrian Sampson

  • When Sampson starts, the Cubs have gone 9-9-0 against the spread.
  • The Cubs have been favored on the moneyline in five of Sampson’s starts this season, and they went 2-3 in those games.
  • Sampson’s team is 10-8 in his 18 starts.
  • Sampson has had 18 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined go over the total in four of those matchups.

Projected starter: Graham Ashcraft

  • Ashcraft and his team have a record of 10-8-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 8-4.
  • Ashcraft’s team is 10-8 when he starts this season.
  • Games started by Ashcraft have a 9-7-2 record at hitting the over this season.

Cubs Batting Leaders

  • Ian Happ has a team-high 72 runs batted in.
  • Among all hitters in MLB action, Happ’s home run total ranks 85th and his RBI tally ranks 59th.
  • Nico Hoerner’s .280 batting average is a team-high mark.
  • Hoerner ranks 189th in home runs and 124th in RBI among batters in MLB play.
  • Willson Contreras is hitting .243 with 23 doubles, two triples, 22 home runs and 45 walks.
  • Seiya Suzuki is hitting .264 with 22 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 41 walks.

Reds Batting Leaders

  • Kyle Farmer is batting .252 with 14 home runs and 78 RBI. All three of those stats are tops among Cincinnati hitters this season.
  • Farmer ranks 126th in homers and 41st in RBI among all hitters in the big leagues.
  • Farmer heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
  • Jonathan India has collected 95 hits this season and has an OBP of .325. He’s slugging .376 on the year.
  • India is 189th among batters in the majors in homers, and 206th in RBI.
  • Jake Fraley has collected 54 base hits, an OBP of .343 and a slugging percentage of .469 this season.
  • Donovan Solano is batting .284 with an OBP of .339 and a slugging percentage of .382 this season.

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