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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/29/2020 MLB Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/29/2020 – Chicago Cubs are exactly the opposite of the Chicago White Sox with their impressive record this season. The Cubs are holding a 4-1 record and they are all set to continue their success against Cincinnati Reds in their third game of a four-game series. Cincinnati Reds are playing this series at the Great American Ballpark, but that has not helped them in any way. The Reds are off to a bad start with a 1-4 record as they try to break their four-game losing streak. Mlb betting predictions are out as the Reds try to bounce back in their final game of another lost series this season.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/29/2020
Chicago Cubs are strong at the plate and they have proved their worth already after taking out two decent teams. Chicago won two of their three games against Milwaukee Brewers and they are all set to get past Cincinnati in this series. The Cubs will not settle for a tie as their batting squad has shown some impressive strength in scoring. In their last two games alone, the Cubs have scored 16 runs. Last night, they smashed eight runs to victory when Javier Baez went three for five with a couple of home runs. David Bote contributed a solo homer for this team while Nico Hoerner, Jason Kipnis and Kyle Schwarber did their part from the plate. Chicago will turn in Kyle Hendricks as their starting pitcher in this game. Hendricks is holding a 1-0 record with nine strikeouts this season.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP5 AB22 R4 H6 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB14 BB1 SO5 SB0 AVG0.273 OBP0.333 SLG0.636 OPS0.97 WAR0), K. Bryant 3B (GP4 AB17 R2 H1 2B0 3B0 HR0 RBI0 TB1 BB1 SO8 SB0 AVG0.059 OBP0.158 SLG0.059 OPS0.217 WAR0).
Cincinnati Reds need to win three games to reach the .500 mark. The Reds have experienced nothing but struggle this season when they failed to get past Detroit Tigers in their last series. Cincinnati scored five runs in their last outing, but it was not enough to get past the Cubs. From the plate, Nick Castellanos took the lead for his team with a two-run homer while Freddy Galvis contributed a two-run shot. As a whole team, the Reds smashed just six hits. Four innings were pitched by Tyler Mahle when he surrendered all six hits and two runs. However, relieving pitcher Cody Reed suffered the loss for his team. Cincinnati will turn in Sonny Gray as their starter in this game. Gray is holding a 3-2 career record against the Cubs.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP5 AB21 R5 H7 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB13 BB3 SO1 SB0 AVG0.333 OBP0.417 SLG0.619 OPS1.036 WAR0), N. Castellanos RF (GP5 AB18 R3 H6 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI4 TB11 BB2 SO7 SB0 AVG0.333 OBP0.429 SLG0.611 OPS1.04 WAR0).
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago’s last 9 games.
Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The mlb betting picks today are still in favor of Chicago Cubs to win this game and cover the spread. Back the Cubs to continue their success in a low scoring game.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 3, Cincinnati Reds 2.