Cubs vs. Reds Prediction

Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds, 8/11/19 MLB Predictions & Odds

The Chicago Cubs continued their road struggles on Saturday in a lopsided loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Will the Cubs be able to rebound today at 1:10PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

903 Chicago Cubs vs. 904 Cincinnati Reds

Sunday, August 11, 2019

1:10PM ET – Great American Ball Park

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Reds are favored at home today, as they are getting odds of -130 to win. The Cubs are listed with a money line of +110 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 56 percent going on the Reds at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Cubs drop another

Chicago had another poor showing on the road on Saturday, suffering a 10-1 loss to the Reds for back-to-back losses. The Cubs are 63-54 on the season, 22-35 on the road and 59-54 with the under. Chicago has Jon Lester on the mound today. He is 9-8 on the season with a 4.39 ERA.

The Cubs were held to a single run in the ninth inning on Saturday, as they trailed from the start. Kyle Hendricks was beat up for seven runs over 2.2 innings to fall to 8-9 on the season. All three Chicago pitchers gave up runs in their outing. At the plate, Kyle Schwarber drove in the lone run for the Cubs on a solo home run. He was one of three players with two hits.

Reds pushing for .500

The Cincinnati Reds have won five of their last six games thanks to the 10-1 win over the Cubs last night. Cincinnati is 56-59 on the season, 33-27 at home and 67-45 with the under. The Reds have Luis Castillo on the mound today. He is 11-4 on the season with a 2.63 ERA.

Sonny Gray had another strong start on Saturday, going six scoreless innings with seven strikeouts to improve to 7-6 on the year. Sal Romano pitched the final three innings to record his second save of the year. At the plate, Aristides Aquino continued his great series by hitting three solo home runs. Eugenio Suarez added his 32nd home run of the season while Nick Senzel and Kyle Farmer also went deep in the win.

MLB Betting Trends

Chicago

The Cubs are 9-22 in their last 31 road games, but 6-2 in Lester’s last eight Sunday starts.

Cincinnati

The Reds are 5-1 in their last six home games, but just 3-10 in their last 13 Game 4’s of a series.

Prediction:

The Cubs just aren’t a good team away from Wrigley Field and they now have to face Cincinnati’s ace. Castillo has been pretty strong throughout the year, especially at home. He is 7-3 in Cincy with a 2.22 ERA. He also has a 2.95 ERA over three starts against the Cubs. Lester was just shelled by the Athletics at home and has given up 16 runs over his last nine innings on the mound. You just can’t trust the Cubs on the road and the pitching matchup certainly doesn’t favor them today.

MLB Prediction: Cincinnati Reds -130

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