Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/30/2020 – Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds will square-off for the final game of their four-game series that is all set to take place at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cubs were successful in the first two games and it was not long when the Reds defeated them last night. Chicago is holding a 4-2 record as they sit at the top of the NL Central division. Cincinnati Reds improved to 2-4 after their success in their last game, but they are still at the bottom of their league. It’s time to jump into the details of this game and get a closer look at the mlb betting lines.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 07/30/2020
|When:||Thursday, July 30, 6:10 PM EST|
|Where:||Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio|
It was least expected for the Cubs to defeat Milwaukee Brewers in their first three-game series. They have shown impressive strength from the plate and their pitching unit this season. The Chicago Cubs took it further when they defeated Cincinnati Reds in the first two games with a total of 16 runs. Last night was unexpected when Chicago scored seven runs and surrendered 12 to Cincinnati Reds. Chicago has equally shown some power from the batting side against the Reds. Nico Hoerner went deep from the plate with two RBIs and two runs. The Cubs had nothing on the board until the seventh inning when Cincinnati already scored nine runs. Chicago will turn in Yu Darvish as their starting pitcher in this game. Darvish held a 6-8 record with 229 strikeouts last season.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP6 AB24 R4 H6 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB14 BB1 SO7 SB0 AVG0.25 OBP0.308 SLG0.583 OPS0.891 WAR0), K. Bryant 3B (GP5 AB22 R2 H2 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI2 TB3 BB1 SO10 SB0 AVG0.091 OBP0.167 SLG0.136 OPS0.303 WAR0).
Another bad start for Cincinnati Reds left them lagging behind this season. The Reds experienced their own struggles when they lost their opening series against Detroit Tigers. Cincinnati will try their best to continue their success in this game after being successful from the plate. A solo homer and two RBIs came off the plate from Nick Senzel while Nick Castellanos contributed four RBIs with a home run and two runs. This is an important game for Cincinnati as they are required to tie their series against the Cubs. Cincinnati will turn in their right-handed pitcher Luis Castillo as their starting pitcher in this game. Castillo held a 15-8 record last season with 226 strikeouts.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP6 AB23 R6 H7 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB13 BB5 SO1 SB0 AVG0.304 OBP0.429 SLG0.565 OPS0.994 WAR0), N. Castellanos RF (GP6 AB21 R5 H8 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI8 TB16 BB3 SO7 SB0 AVG0.381 OBP0.48 SLG0.762 OPS1.242 WAR0).
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 10 games.
Cubs are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cub’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati.
Chicago is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
Reds are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Reds’ last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Reds will thrive in this game with the help of Castillo on the mound. Cincinnati will be able to provide the required support from the plate to Castillo. The mlb point spread picks are clearly favoring the Reds to win.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 4, Chicago Cubs 3.