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Cincinnati Reds Host Chicago Cubs in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Chicago Cubs will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Cincinnati Reds, Tim Adleman gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago Cubs hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jon Lester, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Cincinnati Reds as 170 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.4 victory for the Cubs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cincinnati (9-7) will face the 8-7 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Cincinnati Reds and the league No. 9-ranked Chicago Cubs, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.73 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Saturday, April 22nd