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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Preview and Pick

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

The Chicago Cubs will rely on Jose Quintana to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Robert Stephenson will be his counterpart for the Cincinnati Reds. Jose Quintana is 11-11 this season, and Robert Stephenson is 5-6.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.6-2.4 win for the Cubs on Friday. 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

Chicago (90-69) will face the 67-92 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 24.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cincinnati Reds rank No. 18 at 8.57 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 16 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 4-3 on Thursday behind a start from Brent Suter at Miller Park.

The Cubs beat St. Louis in extra innings, earning a 2-1 victory at New Busch Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Chicago, Saturday, September 30th