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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Highlights MLB Odds Menu

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

Cincinnati sends Josh Smith out against for the Chicago Cubs in this game. Smith is 3-2 with a 4.78 ERA on the season, while is on the year and has a ERA.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.0-3.4 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

The Cincinnati Reds bring a 67-92 record to the battle against the 101-57 Cubs. 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. 21 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 8.67 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.69 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.78 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 1-1 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Thursday, with Rob Zastryzny throwing 3.2 innings of 2-hit ball at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-2-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cincinnati, Saturday, October 1st