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Cincinnati Reds take on the Chicago Cubs with Odds and Betting Pick

Cincinnati Reds


Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Cubs in Chicago at Wrigley Field on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Kyle Hendricks and his 6-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cincinnati Reds send Daniel Corcino (0-0) to the hill.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3-2.6 win for the Cubs. A 3-2.6 result in favor of the Cubs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 67-84 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 71-81 on the season 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. 29 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 22.

How Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.77 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds defense that ranks No. 11 at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 8.13 hits per game so far, more than Cincinnati Reds batters have averaged on the year (7.93 hits per game).

Cincinnati brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 21-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds were a 7-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors. The Reds were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 7-0 to the Cubs on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at St. Louis, Friday, September 19th
Chicago home to Los Angeles, Thursday, September 18th