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Chicago Cubs Home to the Cincinnati Reds in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Chicago Cubs host Cincinnati on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 74-55 mark against the 53-76 Reds in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

It's a pitching duel between Kyle Hendricks for the Chicago Cubs (6-6 on the year) and Michael Lorenzen for Cincinnati Reds (1-4 so far).

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 5.3-3.6. 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

The Chicago Cubs bring a 74-55 record to the battle against the 53-76 Reds. 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. 15 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 18-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 24 and scoring 3.91 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Reds hitters have managed (8.57 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 4.32 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 4-1 loss against Milwaukee on Sunday, as John Lamb wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Miller Park.

Chicago threw a shutout at Los Angeles in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by J Arrieta to defeat Los Angeles 2-0 on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 9 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Chicago, Tuesday, September 1st