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Chicago Cubs Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Cincinnati Reds

The Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Cincinnati on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Reds bats in baseball betting action at Great American Ball Park.

The Cincinnati Reds will turn to Tony Cingrani and his 0-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Dallas Beeler (0-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Cincinnati Reds as -124 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-2.4 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.2-2.4 result in favor of the Cubs today. 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.

This game puts the Cincinnati Reds, most recently No. 29 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cincinnati Reds No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.88 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.62 in runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have averaged 8.54 hits per game so far, more than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.13 hits per game).

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 6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 11-3-1 SU in its last 15 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Cincinnati is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Philadelphia, Friday, July 24th
Cincinnati at Colorado, Friday, July 24th