Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/03/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/03/2021 – The Chicago Cubs will enter this game riding a seven-game losing streak. The Cubs are still sitting at the second spot in the NL Central Division as they trail the Brewers at the top. Cincinnati is right behind the Cubs by just one game and they are all set to continuing their success. The Cubs will enter their second game against the Reds from Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The MLB spread betting picks are up and running as these teams battle in an exciting game.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/03/2021
The Chicago Cubs have dropped consecutive games and they need to retain their position before the Reds get on top. The Chicago Cubs are now 7.5 games behind the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs gave up two runs and scored just one in their last game. Chicago is now holding a 42-40 record on the season. Adbert Alzolay will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding an ERA of 4.55 with a 4-7 record on the season.
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 1.6), 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 will enter this game holding a 41-40 record on the season. Cincinnati is one game ahead of the Cardinals and is right behind the Cubs. The Reds will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. Tyler Mahle will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-3 record on the season with an ERA Of 3.74. Mahle suffered the loss in his last outing with a 4-0 final score against the Atlanta Braves.
Players to watch: N. Castellanos RF (GP 76, AB 298, R 53, H 103, 2B 27, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 53, TB 180, BB 26, SO 66, SB 2, AVG 0.346, OBP 0.401, SLG 0.604, OPS 1.005, 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 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati’s last 9 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Cubs have dropped their overall performance and the Reds will miss out on Mike Moustakas due to his injury. The top online sportsbook is in favor of the Reds to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Reds 6, Cubs 3.