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|Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs meet at Wrigley Field.
The Reds will give the ball to starter Mat Latos in this one. Righthander Latos is 2-0 this season with a 1.83 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Edwin Jackson who starts for the Cubs. Righthander Jackson is 0-4 with a 6.27 ERA so far this season.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. Current streak:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Cincinnati: 17-14 SU
Chicago: 11-19 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
Cincinnati home to Atlanta, Monday, May 6
Chi Cubs home to Texas, Monday, May 6