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The Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Wrigley Field.
Bronson Arroyo will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Arroyo is 10-9 this season with a 3.51 ERA.
The Cubs will counter Arroyo with Chris Rusin. Lefthander Rusin has a 3.08 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 6-4 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Cincinnati at -141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Cincinnati has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Cincinnati: 67-52 SU
Chicago: 52-67 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 14-1 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Thursday, August 15
Chi Cubs home to St. Louis, Friday, August 16