Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs 9/6/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time: 9/6/2021, 6:20 PM UTC
Location: Wrigley Field
Latest Odds: CIN -152 ; Total OFF
TV Channel: MARQ

Historic Wrigley Field will play host to a Monday matinee between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs. The Reds (73-65) are three games above .500 on the road and trail San Diego by a half-game in the race for the final NL Wild Card spot. On Sunday, Cincinnati managed just six hits during a 4-1 home loss versus Detroit.

Thirty-one year old righty Sonny Gray (7-6 3.89 ERA) will make his 22nd start of the season. The Reds have won Gray’s last four starts and he has allowed five runs over his last 22 plus innings.

The Chicago Cubs began their rebuild at the trade deadline and have responded lately by winning six straight games. On Sunday, 1B Frank Schwindel hit a go-ahead seventh inning grand slam to power Chicago to an 11-8 home victory versus Pittsburgh. Matt Duffy homered twice and drove in five runs for the Cubs, who improved to 63-75 on the season.

Twenty-six year old left-hander Justin Steele (3-2 3.48 ERA) will make his fifth career major league start. Through 31 innings, Steele has struck out 35 batters and owns a respectable 1.26 WHIP. 

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Betting Trends

  • Reds are 1-4 in their last 5 Monday games.
  • Cubs are 5-1 in their last 6 home games.
  • Cubs are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Under is 5-0 in Reds last 5 road games.
  • Over is 6-0 in Cubs last 6 Monday games.
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Free MLB Pick: Chicago Cubs +140

Cincinnati OF Jesse Winker (intercostal) is expected to begin a rehab assignment next weekend. Through 138 games, Cincinnati ranks 4th in OPS and 6th in runs scored. For the season, Chicago ranks 22nd in OPS and 21st in runs scored. Take the Cubs to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win 5-4.

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