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Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs 6/28/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Odds & Info

Game Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time Tuesday June 28, 2022, 8:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Wrigley Field Chicago, IL
Latest odds
CHC -115 ; O/U 9
TV Channel
Marquee Sports

The Cincinnati Reds open a three-game series on the road Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. Cincinnati is 25-47 following its 10-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Tyler Mahle pitched six-plus innings for his first win in over a month. Cincinnati won two of three against the Giants. The Reds are last in the National League Central, 15 ½ games behind first place Milwaukee.

Kyle Farmer is batting .282 to lead Cincinnati and the shortstop has a team high .343 on base percentage. Third baseman Brandon Drury is the leader in home runs with 15, RBIs with 38 and hits with 64. On Tuesday, the Cincinnati Reds will send Luis Castillo to the mound. The right-hander is 2-4 with a 3.71 ERA, 49 Ks and 18 BBs.

Chicago is 28-45 following its 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Willson Contreras hit a single during the 10th inning to break a tie and had three RBIs on the day to help lead the Cubs to the win. Chicago has won two of its last three, but the Cubs are fourth in the National League Central, a distant 13 games behind first-place Milwaukee.

Center fielder Ian Happ is batting .279 to lead Chicago and has a team-high 68 hits. Third baseman Patrick Wisdom is the leader in home runs 14 and RBIs with 37, while catcher Willson Contreras is the leader in on-base percentage at .383. On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs will send Keegan Thompson to the mound. The right-hander is 7-2 with a 3.10 ERA, 55 Ks and 21 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cincinnati is 3-6 in its last 9 versus the Cubs
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Reds last 6
  • Chicago is 5-15 in its last 20
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Cubs last 9 versus Cincinnati

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago Cubs -115

Although Chicago has struggled this season, the Cubs will have the best pitcher during the first half of the season on the mound Tuesday. Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Keegan Thompson has had two consecutive strong starts allowing one run on six hits across 12 innings resulting in a pair of victories for the Cubs. Cincinnati starting pitcher Luis Castillo has been hit hard in each of the last two starts allowing seven runs on nine hits across 12 innings resulting in a pair of losses for the Reds. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win 6-2.

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