Major League Baseball Preview – Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs

Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs

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The Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs will meet on the field at Wrigley Field on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.

Raisel Iglesias will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Right hander Iglesias is 3-6 this season with a 3.92 ERA.

Meanwhile, it’ll be Jason Hammel who starts for the Cubs. Right hander Hammel is 7-6 with a 3.42 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Cubs listed as 165-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.

Chicago won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Reds on September 01. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at -141 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team record: 54-77
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

Team record: 75-56
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 up:
Cincinnati home to Milwaukee Friday, September 4

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