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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Chicago Cubs


Cincinnati Reds
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Edwin Jackson for the Chicago Cubs on the hill facing Tony Cingrani for the Cincinnati Reds. Jackson brings a 1-2 mark to the game, while Cingrani is 2-2 to date on the season.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Cincinnati Reds were listed as -177 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.1 result in favor of the Reds. 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

12-14 Cincinnati battles the Cubs, currently with a 8-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 5 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 25 on the same chart.

How Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cincinnati Reds No. 23-ranked scoring average of 3.77 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 26 and scoring 3.6 runs per game. The Reds have averaged 8.38 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (7.88 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 3.67 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -133 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cubs endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Reds on Tuesday, with Jeff Samardzija throwing 5 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Cincinnati's last 22 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to St. Louis, Friday, May 2nd
Cincinnati home to Milwaukee, Thursday, May 1st