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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Matchup Report

Chicago CubsCincinnati Reds
Sep 15, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Cincinnati and Chicago on Thursday, with the host Reds trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Randy Wells to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-4. Getting the ball for the Reds is Homer Bailey, who owns a 8-7 record on the season with a 4.34 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Reds as -160 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Reds, most recently No. 9 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cubs, who rate a National League No. 11 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cubs rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.

In their last action, Chicago was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at -188 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Cincinnati on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Cubs at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Chi Cubs are 8-16 SU in their last 24 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
Cincinnati is 16-8 SU in their last 24 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Houston, Friday, September 16
Cincinnati home to Milwaukee, Friday, September 16

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