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|Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds|
The Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.
The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Travis Wood in this game. Wood has a 4-2 record and a 2.24 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Homer Bailey. The righthander has a 3.09 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-4 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -150 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Chicago has lost 5 straight games.
Cincinnati has won 4 straight games.
Chicago: 18-29 SU
Cincinnati: 30-18 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati home to Chi Cubs, Sunday, May 26