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Chicago CubsCincinnati Reds
May 26, 1:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

18-30TEAM RECORD31-18

The Chicago Cubs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Sunday in baseball odds action.

The Reds will rely on Johnny Cueto to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Matt Garza will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Johnny Cueto is 2-0 this season, and Matt Garza is 0-0.

View Chi Cubs vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Cubs were listed as +-176 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Reds, most recently No. 3 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cubs, who rate a National League No. 6 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cubs rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Chicago brings the National League's No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 4-ranked defense.

The Cubs were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -167 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 5-2 on Saturday behind a start from Homer Bailey at Great American Ball Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few Cubs at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Chi Cubs' last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 9 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Chi White Sox, Monday, May 27
Cincinnati home to Cleveland, Monday, May 27