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Cincinnati Reds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Chicago Cubs

MLB wagering interest swings to the Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs battle on Wednesday at Wrigley Field as the Cubs try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

For the Chicago Cubs, Jason Hammel gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cincinnati Reds hitters off the base paths. He'll face Raisel Iglesias, 3-6 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Cincinnati Reds listed as underdogs of 150 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.1-3.6 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

75-56 Chicago battles the Reds, currently with a 54-77 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cincinnati injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 22-rated Cincinnati Reds in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 30 ranking for hits at 8.11 per game. By contrast, the Cincinnati Reds are rated No. 16 in the same category at 8.57 per game.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.36 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 3.93 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Tuesday, with A DeSclafani throwing 5.2 innings of 4-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Milwaukee, Friday, September 4th
Chicago home to Arizona, Friday, September 4th