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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/27/2020 MLB Analysis, Results and Betting Odds
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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/27/2020 – Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will square-off in their opening game of a three-game series that is all set to take place at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cubs smashed Milwaukee Brewers in their last series by winning two of three. Cincinnati, on the other hand, showed some poor skills on the field when they allowed the Detroit Tigers to win two of their three games. Baseball betting lines have been in favor of the Reds in the past, but the Cubs have proved their worth after taking out Milwaukee Brewers. Chicago will look forward to continuing their winning streak as the Reds defend them on their home turf.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/27/2020
Chicago Cubs went deep from the plate in their last game when they scored nine runs and restricted Milwaukee to just one. The Cubs dominated the Brewers with an incredible performance from the plate and the mound. Chicago won the first game against Milwaukee with a final score of 3-0. Chicago witnessed Victor Caratini, Willson Contreras and Ian Happ go deep from the plate with eight RBIs and six hits together. The Cubs are coming in strong this season and they are certainly doing better for the start. Jon Lester will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Reds on Monday.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 3 AB 14 R 0 H 1 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 1 BB 0 SO 6 SB 0 AVG 0.071 OBP 0.071 SLG 0.071 OPS 0.143), J. Baez SS (GP 3 AB 12 R 1 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 2 BB 1 SO 2 SB 0 AVG 0.167 OBP 0.286 SLG 0.167 OPS 0.452).
Cincinnati Reds were never expected to lose against Detroit Tigers in their three-game series. However, Detroit Tigers are not the same this year and they are all out to make up for last year’s loss. In the opening game, the Reds scored seven against the Tigers and restricted them to just one. Cincinnati never expected Detroit to bounce back hard in the following two games. The Reds need to deal with the Cubs and that is looking like trouble at the moment, especially after their loss against the Tigers. Wade Miley will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher for the Reds in this game. Miley recorded 140 strikeouts last year and went 14-6.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP 3 AB 13 R 3 H 5 2B 0 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 3 TB 11 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.385 OBP 0.429 SLG 0.846 OPS 1.275), E. Suarez 3B (GP 3 AB 11 R 0 H 0 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 0 TB 0 BB 1 SO 4 SB 0 AVG 0 OBP 0.154 SLG 0 OPS 0.154).
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Cubs know that Cincinnati is vulnerable at this moment. Chicago took out the Brewers with ease. Hence, the Reds are not going to be a major issue with the major league baseball odds on their side.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati Reds 2.