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Cubs open as moneyline underdog vs Reds

Chicago CubsCincinnati Reds
June 8, 12:35 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

23-36TEAM RECORD32-30

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

The Reds will turn to Bronson Arroyo and his 4-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cubs send Ryan Dempster (4-5) to the hill.

View Chi Cubs vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Cincinnati opened as -150 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 8-rated Cubs taking on the National League's No. 5-rated Reds in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Cubs offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cubs hitters have managed (9.3 per nine innings).

Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's National League No. 16-rated defense.

Chicago lost its last outing, an 8-2 result against the Reds on June 7. Bettors who backed the Reds at -158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Cubs endured an 8-2 loss at the hands of the Reds on Tuesday, with Doug Davis throwing 4 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Philadelphia, Thursday, June 9
Cincinnati at San Francisco, Thursday, June 9

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