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Aug 12, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Odds

65-52TEAM RECORD52-65

The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Cincinnati Reds invade Wrigley Field on Monday.

The Cubs will rely on Travis Wood to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mat Latos will be his counterpart for the Reds. Travis Wood is 7-8 this season, and Mat Latos is 11-3.

View Cincinnati vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Cubs as +128 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 9 (Cubs) and the No. 3 (Reds) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Reds are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 3-rated defense.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 3-2 winner at home against the Padres. Bettors on Cincinnati at -180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati needed extra innings to get the job done against the Padres on Sunday as the Reds defeated them 3-2 at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago lost its last outing, an 8-4 result against the Cardinals on August 11. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cubs endured an 8-4 loss at the hands of the Cardinals on Sunday, with Edwin Jackson throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Busch Stadium.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing San Diego are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Reds at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 12-1 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 19-4 SU in their last 23 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games

Next up:
Cincinnati at Chi Cubs, Tuesday, August 13

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