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Sep 18, 8:05 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Odds

88-59TEAM RECORD58-89

Chicago will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Cincinnati Reds pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Justin Germano in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-6 mark on the year. Cincinnati counters with Homer Bailey, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

View Cincinnati vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Cubs as +145 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 999.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 5-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 15-rated Cubs in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the National League's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Reds average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Cincinnati won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Marlins on September 16. Bettors who backed the Reds at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Reds beat Miami in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at Marlins Park in MLB wagering action.

The Cubs were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +101 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Cubs were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Pittsburgh staff and losing 3-0 to the Pirates on Monday at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Reds at Cubs trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Chi Cubs are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, September 19