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The Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Great American Ball Park.
Righthander Jeff Samardzija will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Samardzija is 1-3 this season with a 3.37 ERA.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Mat Latos. The righthander has a 2.73 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +163 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago: 6-13 SU
Cincinnati: 12-9 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a win are 1-9
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at Miami, Thursday, April 25
Cincinnati at Washington, Thursday, April 25