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Chicago Cubs Favored by -115 Against Cincinnati Reds on Saturday

Chicago Cubs


Cincinnati Reds
Saturday, April 25, 2015 1:10 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds host Chicago on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 8-9 mark against the 9-7 Cubs in MLB betting odds action at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Jake Arrieta to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-1. Getting the ball for the Cincinnati Reds is Anthony DeSclafani, who owns a 2-0 record on the season with a 0.86 ERA.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cincinnati Reds as 105 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-3.4 win for the Cubs. A 4-3.4 result in favor of the Cubs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 8-9 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago Cubs sit at 9-7 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 13 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 8 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati Reds No. 19 ranked offense (3.88 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 at 4.06 runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have been averaging 7.53 hits per game, less than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.63 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago needed extra innings to get the job done against the Reds on Friday as the Cubs defeated them 7-3 at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
Chi Cubs is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Sunday, April 26th