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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB odds

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April 22, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Odds

6-9TEAM RECORD4-11

The Chicago Cubs battle the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Sunday in MLB betting action at Wrigley Field.

For the Cubs, Randy Wells gets the ball, charged with keeping the Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Johnny Cueto, 1-0 on the year.

View Cincinnati vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as +140 underdogs. The total was set at 999.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 4-rated Cubs in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 11-rated National League offense, averaging 3.7 runs per game, against a Reds defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Cubs have averaged 7.9 hits per game so far, more than Reds batters have averaged on the year (7.7 hits per game).

Cincinnati brings the National League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs' league No. 15-ranked defense.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +117 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Reds were saddled with a loss last time out in Mike Leake's start, as they lost 6-1 against Chicago on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

A few Reds at Cubs trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati home to San Francisco, Tuesday, April 24
Chi Cubs home to St. Louis, Monday, April 23

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