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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The visiting Cincinnati Reds hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Kyle Hendricks in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-2 mark on the year. Cincinnati counters with Mike Leake, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.4-3.7 result in favor of the Cubs. 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 32-27 record to the battle against the 28-32 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 10 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cincinnati Reds rank No. 23 at 8.25 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 20 ranking in that category.

Cincinnati brings the No. 20-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 13-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds beat Chicago in extra innings, earning a 5-4 victory at Wrigley Field in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 13 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Chicago, Sunday, June 14th