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MLB Odds Betting - Cincinnati Reds Underdogs vs Cubs at Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Reds will look to improve on a 8-9 record when they take on the Chicago Cubs, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

The match puts starter John Lackey for the Chicago Cubs on the hill facing Dan Straily for the Cincinnati Reds. Lackey brings a 3-0 mark to the game, while Straily is 0-0 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as -166 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.9-0.5 result in favor of 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

The Cincinnati Reds bring a 8-9 record to the battle against the 13-4 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Cincinnati Reds, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 13 at 8.47 hits per game. That compares with the Cincinnati Reds No. 23 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jon Moscot and the Reds 8-1 on Friday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games
  • Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Cincinnati's last 19 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Sunday, April 24th