Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/02/2021 Game Analysis, MLB Baseball and Tips
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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/02/2021 – The Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds are all set to square off in their opening game of a three-game series from the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Chicago Cubs are sitting at the second spot in the NL Central Division play as they trail the Brewers. The Reds are holding the third spot right behind the Cubs and are sitting exactly at the .500 mark. The best spread betting website is up and running as both teams battle in an exciting NL Central Division play.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/02/2021
The Chicago Cubs are 42-39 after dropping their last game against the Brewers. Chicago gave up 15 and scored just seven in return. Kris Bryant continues to take the lead in batting with an average of .261 and 69 hits in total. Javier Baez is the home run leader with 18 and RBI leader with 49. As a whole team, the Cubs have smashed 107 home runs this season. Alec Mills will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 3-1 record on the season with an ERA of 5.11.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 73, AB 264, R 45, H 69, 2B 16, 3B 1, HR 15, RBI 41, TB 132, BB 31, SO 73, SB 4, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.847, WAR 1.7), J. Baez SS (GP 72, AB 264, R 38, H 60, 2B 6, 3B 2, HR 18, RBI 49, TB 124, BB 12, SO 107, SB 9, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.275, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.744, WAR 2.3).
The Reds are 40-40 on the season after their last success against the Padres. Cincinnati smashed five runs and restricted the Padres to four. Nick Castellanos is the leader in batting with an average of .346. Castellanos is also the leader in RBIs with 53 and hits with 102. Overall, the Reds have smashed a total of 105 home runs on the season. Sonny Gray will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Gray is holding a 1-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.42.
Players to watch: N. Castellanos RF (GP 74, AB 295, R 53, H 102, 2B 27, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 53, TB 179, BB 23, SO 66, SB 2, AVG 0.346, OBP 0.396, SLG 0.607, OPS 1.002, WAR 2.6), E. Suarez 3B (GP 76, AB 284, R 38, H 49, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 44, TB 105, BB 28, SO 99, SB 0, AVG 0.173, OBP 0.256, SLG 0.37, OPS 0.626, WAR -1.2).
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs’ last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 8 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Cubs are in desperate need of a victory, but the Reds are holding the upper hand in this game with their overall performance. The best MLB bets today have predicted Cincinnati to win.
Score Prediction: Reds 4, Cubs 2.