Cubs vs Reds Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Sunday, August 14

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At Great American Ball Park on Sunday, the Chicago Cubs (three straight wins) play the Cincinnati Reds at 1:40 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Keegan Thompson (9-5) for the Cubs, and Justin Dunn (0-1) for the Reds.

Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Cubs are favored to win (-153) over the Reds (+130). The game has an over/under set at 9 runs.

Cubs vs. Reds Odds

Run Line

Chicago Cubs (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cubs (-153)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -121, Under: +100)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Stadium: Great American Ball Park

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Steven Brault 10 Day Injury List Illness
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Reds Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Mike Moustakas 10 Day Injury List Calf
Jeff Hoffman 15 Day Injury List Forearm
Hunter Greene 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Art Warren 15 Day Injury List Forearm
Robert Dugger 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tejay Antone 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Aramis Garcia 60 Day Injury List Finger
Connor Overton 60 Day Injury List Back
Tyler Stephenson 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Justin Wilson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Vladimir Gutierrez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Daniel Duarte 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Cubs and Reds

These squads meet again following the Cubs’ 7-2 victory over the Reds yesterday. Sean Newcomb (2.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 5 K) picked up the win for the Cubs. Ian Happ went 2-for-5 with a home run and four RBI to lead the team on offense. Graham Ashcraft (6.00 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 4 K) was credited with the loss on the mound for the Reds.

Betting Trends

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cubs have won 15 out of the 33 games, or 45.5%, in which they’ve been favored. This season, Chicago has won five of its 11 games, or 45.5%, when favored by at least -153 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 60.5% chance of a victory for the Cubs. Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 46 of their 112 games with a total this season. The Cubs are 58-54-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 96 .253 (78) .365 (22) .466 (33) 4.1% (37) 21.2% (86) 9.5% (58)
Ian Happ 109 .280 (35) .356 (32) .441 (55) 2.2% (101) 23.4% (106) 9.8% (49)
Nico Hoerner 97 .297 (20) .344 (48) .417 (80) 1.9% (109) 10.8% (5) 5.4% (134)
Patrick Wisdom 108 .221 (131) .317 (98) .439 (58) 4.6% (28) 33.6% (148) 11.1% (31)
Christopher Morel 70 .263 (-) .332 (-) .458 (-) 3.4% (-) 29.5% (-) 8.9% (-)

Reds Betting Records and Team Stats

The Reds have been victorious in 33, or 38.4%, of the 86 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Cincinnati has come away with a win 22 times in 59 chances when named as an underdog of at least +130 or longer on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Reds have a 43.5% chance of pulling out a win. Cincinnati and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 56 of their 112 opportunities. The Reds have an against the spread mark of 52-60-0 in 112 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Farmer 98 .260 (64) .332 (70) .372 (125) 1.6% (124) 16.2% (42) 6.3% (114)
Joey Votto 88 .214 (138) .331 (72) .385 (110) 3.0% (79) 26.2% (130) 12.1% (13)
Nick Senzel 85 .247 (-) .305 (-) .318 (-) 1.0% (-) 19.8% (-) 6.2% (-)
Albert Almora Jr. 58 .230 (-) .273 (-) .362 (-) 2.4% (-) 18.7% (-) 5.3% (-)
Jonathan India 61 .243 (-) .308 (-) .385 (-) 2.8% (-) 24.7% (-) 4.9% (-)

Cubs vs. Reds Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Reds will pick up the win in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+130). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (9 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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