Cubs vs Reds Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – September 7, 2022

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At Wrigley Field on Wednesday, the Cincinnati Reds (53-80) play the Chicago Cubs (57-78), with first pitch at 7:40 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Javier Assad for the Cubs, and Mike Minor (3-10) for the Reds.

The Cubs (-148) are moneyline favorites at home over the Reds (+127). The contest has an over/under set at 8.

Cubs vs. Reds Odds

Run Line

Chicago Cubs (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cubs (-148)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -109)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cubs vs. Reds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Patrick Wisdom 10 Day Injury List Finger
Willson Contreras 10 Day Injury List Ankle
Keegan Thompson 15 Day Injury List Back
Justin Steele 15 Day Injury List Back
Steven Brault 15 Day Injury List Shouder
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Kyle Hendricks 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 60 Day Injury List Back
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jason Heyward 60 Day Injury List Knee

Reds Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Matt Reynolds 10 Day Injury List Hip
Graham Ashcraft 15 Day Injury List Bicep
T.J. Zeuch 15 Day Injury List Back
Robert Dugger 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Hunter Greene 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Lucas Sims 60 Day Injury List Back
Vladimir Gutierrez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Justin Wilson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jeff Hoffman 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Tejay Antone 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Aramis Garcia 60 Day Injury List Finger
Mike Moustakas 60 Day Injury List Calf

Last Time Out: Cubs and Reds

Hayden Wesneski (5.00 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 8 K) registered the win in the Cubs’ 9-3 victory over the Reds yesterday. Nico Hoerner led the way offensively, going 2-for-3 with a triple. Ian Gibaut (0.00 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 K) was handed the loss for the Reds.

Betting Trends

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cubs have been favored 39 times and won 18, or 46.2%, of those games. Chicago has a record of 9-7, a 56.2% win rate, when favored by -148 or more by bookmakers this season. The Cubs have a 59.7% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 58 of their 135 chances. In 135 games with a spread this season, the Cubs are 69-66-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 132 .277 (35) .350 (34) .459 (39) 3.0% (73) 23.7% (104) 9.3% (58)
Nico Hoerner 120 .283 (27) .333 (64) .403 (88) 1.7% (116) 11.1% (5) 5.7% (125)
Seiya Suzuki 95 .261 (-) .336 (-) .425 (-) 2.9% (-) 24.2% (-) 9.6% (-)
Christopher Morel 90 .251 (-) .315 (-) .445 (-) 3.7% (-) 31.0% (-) 8.2% (-)
Rafael Ortega 113 .231 (-) .326 (-) .343 (-) 1.7% (-) 19.9% (-) 12.4% (-)

Reds Betting Records and Team Stats

The Reds have been victorious in 40, or 39.2%, of the 102 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Cincinnati has a win-loss record of 26-47 when favored by +127 or worse by sportsbooks this year. The Reds have an implied victory probability of 44.1% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Cincinnati and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 68 of their 133 opportunities. The Reds are 62-71-0 against the spread in their 133 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Farmer 118 .262 (64) .328 (75) .383 (112) 1.9% (112) 16.8% (45) 6.0% (116)
Jonathan India 80 .262 (-) .334 (-) .408 (-) 2.8% (-) 22.4% (-) 6.4% (-)
Nick Senzel 100 .245 (-) .309 (-) .317 (-) 1.1% (-) 19.0% (-) 7.2% (-)
Albert Almora Jr. 64 .223 (-) .282 (-) .349 (-) 2.1% (-) 19.7% (-) 7.3% (-)
TJ Friedl 46 .275 (-) .327 (-) .479 (-) 3.1% (-) 14.5% (-) 5.0% (-)

Cubs vs. Reds Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for Cubs vs. Reds is the Cubs (-148 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we recommend betting on the over on 8 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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