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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB odds

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May 5, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Wrigley Field on Sunday as host Chicago battles the Cincinnati Reds in baseball odds action.

Edwin Jackson gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 0-4 mark. In the other dugout, Mat Latos brings a 2-0 ledger to the game for the Reds as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

View Cincinnati vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Reds were listed as 132 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 999 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Cubs - Reds odds would favor the Cubs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 8 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 9 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its National League No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 3.6 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 6 lineup of the Reds at 4.5 runs per outing.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the National League at home, scoring 4.7 runs per game.

The Reds were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Reds enjoyed a 6-4 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Saturday, with Tony Cingrani throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Reds at Cubs trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Atlanta, Monday, May 6
Chi Cubs home to Texas, Monday, May 6