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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

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.

It's a pitching duel between John Lackey for the Chicago Cubs (9-8 on the year) and Robert Stephenson for Cincinnati Reds (2-1 so far).

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 6.8-2.4. 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 96-55 record to the battle against the 63-88 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

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 3 ranked offense (4.94 runs per game) against a Cincinnati Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 5.3 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.66 hits per game, more than the Cincinnati Reds have managed so far this season (8.54 hits on average).

Cincinnati brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 1-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-1 to Chicago on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Friday, September 23rd
Chicago home to St. Louis, Friday, September 23rd