Cubs Vs Reds: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 14, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

Keegan Thompson’s Chicago Cubs (47-65) take on the Cincinnati Reds (44-68) on Sunday at Great American Ball Park, as he attempts to earn his 10th victory of the campaign. It begins at 1:40 PM ET. Chicago’s (-151 to win) Thompson and Cincinnati’s (+127) Justin Dunn will take the mound first.

The betting insights in the following article reference odds valid as of August 14, 2022 at 1:13 PM ET. See the table below for the latest odds on this matchup and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Cubs vs Reds Betting Lines

Cubs Betting Insights

  • This season, the Cubs have won 15 out of the 33 games, or 45.5%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Chicago has a record of 5-6 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -151 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60.2% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 46 of their 112 games with a total this season.
  • In 112 games with a spread this season, the Cubs are 58-54-0 ATS.

Cubs Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 11
ERA 3.07
K/9 9.51

Reds Betting Insights

  • The Reds have come away with 33 wins in the 86 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Cincinnati has a win-loss record of 23-38 when favored by +127 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Reds have an implied victory probability of 44.1% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Cincinnati and their opponents have gone over in 56 of their 112 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Reds are 52-60-0 against the spread in their 112 games that had a posted line this season.

Reds Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 2.3
HR 6
ERA 4.71
K/9 7.85

Reds Probable Pitcher – Justin Dunn

  • The Reds will look to Dunn (0-1) to open the game and make his second start of the season.
  • His last time out was on Monday against the New York Mets, when the right-hander tossed four innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The Reds were the moneyline underdog for one Dunn start this season — they lost.
  • His team has lost the only game he’s appeared in this season.
  • Dunn’s lone start with a total this season went under.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 1:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Reds Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Hunter Strickland 46 42.1 7.7 10.4 1.4 6.38
Alexis Diaz 41 42.2 11.8 4.5 0.9 1.90
Luis Cessa 35 35.2 7.1 12.4 1.9 6.06
Joel Kuhnel 33 35.1 8.4 11.1 1.5 5.60
Ross Detwiler 24 20.1 9.3 11.8 2.3 3.54

Cubs Probable Pitcher – Keegan Thompson

  • Thompson and his team have a record of 9-6-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed six innings while giving up one earned run on five hits in a matchup with the Washington Nationals.
  • Thompson has started 15 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings nine times. He averages 4.1 innings per appearance.
  • When Thompson starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 4-3.
  • Thompson’s team has an 8-7 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Thompson has started this season hit the over seven times in 15 chances.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 14, 2022 at 1:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Cubs Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Rowan Wick 46 48.0 50 3.94 5 7
Brandon Hughes 33 35.2 46 3.03 2 0
Michael Rucker 21 30.2 26 4.70 2 0
Mark Leiter Jr. 14 47.2 49 4.72 0 0
Sean Newcomb 9 15.1 16 8.22 0 0

Cubs Hitting Trends

  • The Cubs are 17-8 this season in games when they crush at least two bombs.
  • The Cubs are 15-9 in games this season when they have had at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club is 34-26 in the games this season it has put up at least eight hits.
  • The Cubs have a 28-13 record in games this season that they put up at least five runs.
  • The Cubs have gone 14-12 over the 26 games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Reds Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 24 games this season and are 11-13 in those matchups.
  • They’ve won 11 of their 15 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • In 53 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 29-24.
  • In 41 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 28-13.
  • They have won 10 of their 18 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Cubs vs. Reds Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Reds (+127)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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