The upcoming MLB game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs is shaping up to be an exciting matchup. The game is set to start at 2:20 PM EDT today, and the run total is set at 7.0. The Cubs are currently favored to win with odds of -158, while the Reds have odds of +144.
One of the main factors to consider when making your bets is the pitching matchup. For this game, the Reds’ Hunter Greene is set to face off against the Cubs’ Justin Steele.
The Reds played yesterday and lost in a close 2-1 game against the Cardinals. With such a quick turnaround, it may be tough for them to bring their A-game to this matchup. Meanwhile, the Cubs also played yesterday and lost 10-1 to the Mets. This could have an impact on their performance, so it’s essential to keep an eye on the Cubs at the start of the game.
On April 4, 2023, these teams last faced each other, and the Cubs won with a commanding 12-5 scoreline. During that game, the Cubs were favored at -129, and the total was set at 9.5, which went over by 7.5 runs.
If you’re looking for insights into each team’s recent performance, the Reds and the Cubs tend to share a similar record with each other. In their last ten games, both teams have won only three times. It’s a close call, but it may give you an edge when placing your bets.
Another trend to consider is the total number of runs. In the Reds’ last ten games, they’ve gone over in six and stayed under in four. Meanwhile, the Cubs’ game totals have gone over in eight of their last ten games. This could signal a high-scoring game.
We’re taking the Cubs with odds of -158 for this game and following Shark player DougTuna661, who has been on a hot streak. For more betting tips and picks, you can download the Shark Book app for free. It’s a handicapper’s best friend, and you won’t regret giving it a try. Click here to download.