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(67-57) Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds (53-73)
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Ohio
Projected Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Sal Romano
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs -170 Reds +160
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cubs -1.5 -110 Reds +1.5 -110
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 9.5 -110 un 9.5 -110
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The Cubs are still in first place in the NL Central, leading the Brewers by 3.5 games in the NL Central. Chicago has played well over their last 10 games.
Winners of five in a row, and 8-2 over the last 10 games.
Jake Arrieta (13-8, 3.63 ERA) makes the start against the Reds. He will be making his third start against the Redds this season. Arrieta is 2-0 with a 2.77 ERA in his two outings against the Reds this season.
The Reds lineup is averaging .188 against him this year.
The Cincinnati Reds were blown out in game one against the Cubs 13-9 then blown out again in game two, 9-3. Cincinnati looks to at least get avoid the sweep in this three game set.
In order to do so, the Reds must get a solid performance from Sal Romano (3-5, 5.32 ERA)
Romano has no experience against the Cubs this season.
Romano is 1-3 with a 6.63 ERA in four home starts this season. He is 1-3 with a 5.40 ERA in five night starts this year. Opposing lineups are hitting .297 against him in night starts this year.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- CHC are 15-4 in their last 19 road games.
- CHC are 26-10 in their last 37 Thu. games.
- Under is 18-8-2 in CHC last 28 road games.
- Over is 13-3 in CIN last 16 overall.
- Over is 13-3 in CIN last 16 on grass.
- CIN are 6-13 in their last 19 home games.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Prediction:
I like the Cubs in this pitching matchup. Arrieta is the much superior pitcher in this game. Hopefully he shows up, take the Cubs.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
When selecting the run total for this matchup, take the under. I don’t expect the Reds to do much damage against the Cubs staff in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Chicago 3 – Cincinnati 1
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