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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds

The Chicago Cubs get a visit from the Cincinnati Reds in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Homer Bailey for the Cincinnati Reds on the hill facing John Lackey for the Chicago Cubs. Bailey brings a 4-6 mark to the game, while Lackey is 10-9 to date on the season.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.2-4.4 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (62-56) will face the 50-70 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 6 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 11 ranked offense (4.77 runs per game) against a Cincinnati Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 30 at 5.49 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.44 hits per game, less than the Cincinnati Reds have managed so far this season (8.66 hits on average).

Defensively, Cincinnati features the No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.63 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.89 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 2-1 final on Tuesday in support of Luis Castillo at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
  • Cincinnati is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Chi Cubs is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Chicago, Thursday, August 17th