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Cincinnati Reds Face the Chicago Cubs Tuesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Chicago Cubs host Cincinnati on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 95-55 mark against the 63-87 Reds in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

Josh Smith, with a record of 3-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Cincinnati Reds, while the Chicago Cubs trot Jon Lester to the mound in this one. He is 17-4 so far in 2016.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.4-2.2 win for the Cubs on Tuesday. 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 95-55 record to the battle against the 63-87 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. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 28 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.93 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.4 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.65 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.55 per nine innings).

Defensively, Cincinnati features the No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.5 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.76 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 5-2 loss against Chicago on Monday, as Tim Adleman wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Chicago, Wednesday, September 21st