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Moneyline Favors in MLB Battle with

Chicago Cubs

vs

Cincinnati Reds
Friday, April 24, 2015 7:10 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds host Chicago on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 8-8 mark against the 8-7 Cubs in MLB betting odds action at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Jon Lester to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-2. Getting the ball for the Cincinnati Reds is Mike Leake, who owns a 0-1 record on the season with a 3.92 ERA.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Chicago Cubs were -105 moneyline in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 3.9-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds bring a 8-8 record to the battle against the 8-7 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Cincinnati Reds and the No. 8-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

How Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Match Up

The game also pits Cincinnati Reds No. 19-rated offense, averaging 3.94 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.13 in runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have averaged 7.5 hits per game so far, less than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.47 hits per game).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.86 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Thursday, with Kyle Hendricks throwing 5 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at PNC Park.

Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 4-2 on Thursday behind a start from Kyle Lohse at Miller Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Chi Cubs's last 22 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Saturday, April 25th

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