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Sep 9, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The Reds get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Travis Wood to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-11. Getting the ball for the Reds is Bronson Arroyo, who owns a 13-10 record on the season with a 3.62 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Reds as -190 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 3 (Reds) and the No. 10 (Cubs) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cubs rank No. 14 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Chicago brings the National League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 3-ranked defense.

The Cubs were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Milwaukee on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Dodgers on September 8. Bettors who backed the Reds at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Great American Ball Park behind starter Homer Bailey.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Cubs at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 10 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 13 games when playing Cincinnati
Chi Cubs are 8-17 SU in their last 25 games
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Cincinnati, Tuesday, September 10