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Mike Leake Reds at Home vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park.

Mike Leake will take the mound for the Cincinnati Reds, and he'll carry a 7-5 record into the contest. Kyle Hendricks gets the ball for the Chicago Cubs; he's 4-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 102 for the Cincinnati Reds in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-2.4 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

41-50 Cincinnati battles the Cubs, currently with a 50-42 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cincinnati Reds rated this week at No. 29 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 22-rated offensive output, at 8.54 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.13 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Chicago brings the No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs beat Cincinnati in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at Great American Ball Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Wednesday, July 22nd