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Todd Redmond faces Brooks Raley in MLB odds action

Chicago CubsCincinnati Reds
Aug 18, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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Great American Ball Park hosts an MLB battle between the Cincinnati Reds and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

The match puts starter Brooks Raley for the Cubs on the hill facing Todd Redmond for the Reds. Raley brings a 0-2 mark to the game, while Redmond is 0-0 to date on the season.

View Chi Cubs vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Reds as -185 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Reds, most recently No. 4 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cubs, who rate a National League No. 15 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the National League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Reds on August 17. Bettors who backed the Reds at -190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago suffered a 7-3 loss against Cincinnati on Friday, as Travis Wood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

A few Cubs at Reds trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 3-13-1 SU in their last 17 games ,
Chi Cubs are 1-5-1 SU in their last 7 games ,when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Chi Cubs are 0-4-1 SU in their last 5 games ,on the road
Chi Cubs are 0-4-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati4-0-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Cincinnati6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games
Cincinnati12-3-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Cincinnati13-4-1 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Cincinnati, Sunday, August 19