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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/28/2020 Baseball Picks, Predictions and Betting Previews
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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/28/2020 – Chicago Cubs will continue their second game of a four-game series against Cincinnati Reds from the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cubs are coming into this game after a neat victory over the Reds in their opening match. Chicago was successful in its first series when they defeated Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-1 record. The Cubs will look forward to continuing their two-game winning streak. Cincinnati Reds are having a bad start, especially after losing their first series against Detroit Tigers with a 1-2 record. Cincinnati is on a three-game losing streak and the baseball betting seems to be turning away from their team.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/28/2020
Chicago Cubs smashed eight runs to victory last night and restricted the Reds to just seven. During the first two innings alone the Cubs smashed six runs to victory. Starting pitcher Jon Lester was pitched an impressive set of five shutout innings. From the plate, Anthony Rizzo, Wilson Contretas and David Bote went deep for the Cubs. Chicago had a close game since the Reds fought back well. Right-handed pitcher Alec Mills will be delivered to the mound in this game against the Reds. The 28-year-old player will be taking the spot of Jose Quintana’s due to his thumb injury.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP4 AB17 R2 H1 2B0 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB1 BB1 SO8 SB0 AVG0.059 OBP0.158 SLG0.059 OPS0.217 WAR0), J. Baez SS (GP4 AB17 R1 H3 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI1 TB4 BB1 SO3 SB0 AVG0.176 OBP0.263 SLG0.235 OPS0.498 WAR0).
The Reds are currently 1-3 on the season and are sitting at the bottom of the NL Central alongside Pittsburgh Pirates. Cincinnati will need to strike back in this game before they find it hard to defeat the Cubs. Wade Miley struggled on the mound in their last outing with just 1.2 innings. Miley surrendered four hits and two walks. From the offensive end, Tyler Stephenson did well with a two for two home run, two runs and two RBIs. Tyler Mahle will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Mahle had 129 strikeouts with a 3-12 record last season.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP4 AB18 R5 H7 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB13 BB2 SO1 SB0 AVG0.389 OBP0.45 SLG0.722 OPS1.172 WAR0), N. Castellanos RF (GP4 AB14 R2 H4 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI2 TB5 BB2 SO5 SB0 AVG0.286 OBP0.412 SLG0.357 OPS0.769 WAR0).
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
Chicago Cubs are missing out on Quintana and that is going to be their biggest drawback. The Reds will take advantage of this situation and get past the Cubs with the major league baseball odds on their side.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 6, Chicago Cubs 4.