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Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs 05/28/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs 05/28/2021 – A three-game series is all set to get underway as the Cincinnati Reds take on the Chicago Cubs from Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Reds will take the road in this series as they look forward to continuing their success. The Chicago Cubs are coming off a four-game winning streak after sweeping the Pirates in their last three games. The Cubs look forward to taking out the Reds as they sit at the second spot in the NL Central Division play. Cincinnati is holding the fourth spot in the NL Central Division and betting the sports betting odds seem to be slipping away for the Reds.
Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs 05/28/2021
Cincinnati Reds dropped a couple of games and is now holding a 22-26 record. The Reds are four-game behind the .500 mark. In their last series, Cincinnati defeated the Nationals with a 2-1 record. The Reds scored three and gave up nothing to the Nationals in their last game. Vladimir Gutierrez will be delivered to make his first career appearance against the Reds. Gutierrez is coming off an 80-game suspension and was 2-0 with an ERA of 2.65.
Players to watch: E. Suarez 3B (GP 47, AB 181, R 27, H 29, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 25, TB 68, BB 16, SO 66, SB 0, AVG 0.16, OBP 0.238, SLG 0.376, OPS 0.613, WAR -0.9), N. Castellanos RF (GP 44, AB 172, R 34, H 61, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 31, TB 113, BB 16, SO 39, SB 1, AVG 0.355, OBP 0.413, SLG 0.657, OPS 1.07, WAR 2.8).
The Chicago Cubs seem to be strong this season after winning 27 and dropping 22 in total. The Cubs are right behind the Cardinals and are ahead of the Brewers. Chicago scored five runs from the plate and restricted the Pirates to just three in their last game. Adbert Alzolay will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Alzolay is holding a 2-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.30. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks gave up three runs in seven solid innings for the Cubs.
Players to watch: K. Bryant 3B (GP 46, AB 169, R 33, H 54, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 32, TB 102, BB 22, SO 45, SB 2, AVG 0.32, OBP 0.405, SLG 0.604, OPS 1.009, WAR 2.1), J. Baez SS (GP 45, AB 165, R 27, H 42, 2B 5, 3B 1, HR 11, RBI 32, TB 82, BB 6, SO 63, SB 7, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.294, SLG 0.497, OPS 0.791, WAR 1.6).
Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The baseball betting trends favor the Cubs to continue their success and win against the Reds. Chicago has a strong pitcher with a neat batting unit. Anthony Rizzo will be back to the Cubs in this game after his injury.
Score Prediction: Cubs 5, Reds 3.