Cinncinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs

REDS VS CUBS

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Today’s matchup is between the Cincinnati Reds (22-26) and the Chicago Cubs (27-22). The Reds have won 2 of their last 5 games & the Cubs have won 4 of their last 5 games.

The Reds are starting Vladimir Gutierrez (RHP), on the mound who is making his season debut.

The Cubs are starting Adbert Alzolay (RHP), who is 2-4 on the season with a 4.30 ERA, 4.35 FIP, .279 wOBA, K% of 26.8%, BB% of 4.2%, 89.5 MPH average exit velocity, and a 0.86 WHIP in 44.0 innings pitched.

The Reds are 22nd in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Cubs are 3rd.

On the hitting side, the Reds have a .328 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Cubs have a .318 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Reds have 69 HRs this season while the Cubs have 58 HRs.

This game is a hard one to pick. I won't be betting it myself but if I did lean a direction it would be with the Cubs.

  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games.
  • Cincinnati are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Cincinnati are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 9 games this season.
  • Cincinnati are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the National League.

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