Nico Hoerner and the Chicago Cubs (22-27) will host Jonathan India and the Cincinnati Reds (21-29) at Wrigley Field on Friday, May 26, with a start time of 2:20 PM ET.

Oddsmakers list the Cubs as -150 moneyline favorites, while giving the underdog Reds +125 moneyline odds to win. Chicago is the favorite on the run line (-1.5 with +150 odds). The over/under is 6.5 runs for this game (with -110 odds to hit the over and -110 odds on the under).

Reds vs. Cubs Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Justin Steele - CHC (6-1, 2.20 ERA) vs Hunter Greene - CIN (0-4, 4.68 ERA)

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Reds vs. Cubs Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

See the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup available on several sportsbooks.

Cubs Moneyline Reds Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -145 +125 Cubs (-1.5) 6.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -150 +125 Cubs (-1.5) 6.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -141 +120 Cubs (-1.5) 6.5 Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -155 +135 - - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Discover More About This Game

Reds vs. Cubs Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cubs have been favorites in 24 games this season and won 12 (50%) of those contests.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -150 or shorter, the Cubs have a 4-3 record (winning 57.1% of their games).
  • Chicago has a 60% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Cubs went 2-1 across the three games they were moneyline favorites in their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings (all 10 of them had set totals), Chicago and its opponents combined to hit the over eight times.
  • The Reds have been victorious in 14, or 37.8%, of the 37 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This year, the Reds have won seven of 19 games when listed as at least +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • In nine games over the last 10 matchups when set as underdogs by sportsbooks, the Reds had a record of 3-6.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.

Reds vs. Cubs Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Tyler Stephenson 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (+950) 0.5 (+230)
Luke Maile 0.5 (-128) 0.5 (-128) 0.5 (+900) 0.5 (+275)
Nick Senzel 0.5 (-208) 0.5 (-208) 0.5 (+875) 0.5 (+240)
Stuart Fairchild 0.5 (-128) 0.5 (-128) 0.5 (+950) 0.5 (+280)
Jonathan India 0.5 (-167) 0.5 (-167) 0.5 (+825) 0.5 (+310)

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Reds Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +50000 25th 5th
Win NL Central +8000 - 5th

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