The Cincinnati Reds (23-29), who are going for the series sweep, will clash with the Chicago Cubs (22-29) on Sunday, May 28 at Wrigley Field, with Graham Ashcraft getting the ball for the Reds and Drew Smyly taking the mound for the Cubs. The first pitch will be thrown at 2:20 PM ET.

The Cubs are favored in this one, at -165, while the underdog Reds have +135 odds to win. Chicago is a 1.5-run favorite (at +125 odds). The matchup's over/under is set at 7.5 runs.

Reds vs. Cubs Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Sunday, May 28, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Smyly - CHC (5-1, 2.93 ERA) vs Ashcraft - CIN (2-3, 5.57 ERA)

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Reds vs. Cubs Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup available at multiple sportsbooks.

Cubs Moneyline Reds Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -165 +140 Cubs (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -165 +135 Cubs (-1.5) 7.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -169 +140 Cubs (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -155 +135 Cubs (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Reds vs. Cubs Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cubs have won 12, or 46.2%, of the 26 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • The Cubs have gone 3-4 (winning 42.9% of their games) when they have played as moneyline favorites of -165 or shorter.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for Chicago.
  • The Cubs have a 2-3 record from the five games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings, Chicago and its opponents combined to hit the over on the run total eight times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • The Reds have been chosen as underdogs in 39 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (41%) in those games.
  • This year, the Reds have won seven of 17 games when listed as at least +135 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Reds have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Cincinnati and its opponents are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games with a total.

Reds vs. Cubs Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Tyler Stephenson 0.5 (-208) 1.5 (+150) 0.5 (+650) 0.5 (+195)
Nick Senzel 0.5 (-208) 1.5 (+160) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+225)
Spencer Steer 0.5 (-200) 1.5 (+140) 0.5 (+525) 0.5 (+190)
Kevin Newman 0.5 (-189) 0.5 (-189) 0.5 (+875) 0.5 (+230)
Luke Maile 0.5 (-133) 0.5 (-133) 0.5 (+675) 0.5 (+240)

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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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