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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Great American Ball Park hosts an MLB battle between the Cincinnati Reds and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

Cincinnati sends Tim Adleman out against Jon Lester for the Chicago Cubs in this game. Adleman is 3-4 with a 3.90 ERA on the season, while Lester is 19-4 on the year and has a 2.28 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cincinnati Reds were listed as 185 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-4.2 win for 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-93 Cincinnati battles the Cubs, currently with a 102-57 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. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 20 ranking for hits at 8.65 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 17 in the same category at 8.69 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 7-3 victory over Cincinnati on Friday at Great American Ball Park behind starter J Buchanan.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 8-2-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Sunday, October 2nd