MLB Odds with Pick - Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs

Cincinnati Reds

vs

Chicago Cubs
Monday, June 23, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Monday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Jeff Samardzija will take the mound for the Chicago Cubs, and he'll carry a 2-6 record into the contest. Alfredo Simon gets the ball for the Cincinnati Reds; he's 10-3 so far this season.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.8 win for the Reds. A 3.9-3.8 result in favor of the Reds is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

31-42 Chicago battles the Reds, currently with a 37-37 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds odds would favor the Reds if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 18.

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How Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 24-ranked scoring average of 3.84 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 22 and scoring 3.92 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 7.97 hits per game to date this season, less than the Reds hitters have managed (8.26 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Reds grabbed a win last time out, defeating R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays 4-3 on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago was a 2-1 loser in its last match at home against the Pirates. They lost as -116 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago suffered a 2-1 loss against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as Jason Hammel wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
Chi Cubs is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games when playing Cincinnati
Chi Cubs is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

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