Reds vs Cubs Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Saturday, August 13

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On Saturday, the Cincinnati Reds (44-67) are hosting the Chicago Cubs (46-65), at 6:40 PM ET. The Reds have lost four straight. Graham Ashcraft (5-2) will start for the Reds, and Adrian Sampson (0-3) for the Cubs.

The bookmakers have spoken, making the Reds (-122) a moderate moneyline favorite to defeat the Cubs (+103) at home. The game has an over/under set at 9 runs.

Reds vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

Cincinnati Reds (-1.5)

Moneyline

Reds (-122)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -109, Under: -112)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Stadium: Great American Ball Park

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

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

Last Time Out: Reds and Cubs

Saturday, the Cubs claimed a 4-2 victory over the Reds, with Drew Smyly (5.00 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 9 K) registering the win for the Cubs. Seiya Suzuki went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI to lead the offense. Nick Lodolo (4.00 IP, 4 R, 7 H, 6 K) picked up the loss for the Reds.

Betting Trends

Reds Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Reds have been favored 24 times and won 10, or 41.7%, of those games. This season, Cincinnati has won eight of its 15 games, or 53.3%, when favored by at least -122 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Reds, based on the moneyline, is 55%. Games involving Cincinnati have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 56 of 111 chances this season. The Reds are 52-59-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Farmer 97 .257 (69) .332 (71) .371 (121) 1.6% (124) 16.2% (44) 6.4% (111)
Joey Votto 87 .217 (138) .335 (67) .391 (105) 3.1% (73) 26.0% (130) 12.3% (14)
Nick Senzel 84 .247 (-) .304 (-) .315 (-) 1.0% (-) 19.8% (-) 5.9% (-)
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 Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have come away with 31 wins in the 77 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Chicago has a win-loss record of 25-41 when favored by +103 or worse by sportsbooks this year. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 49.3% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 46 of 111 chances this season. In 111 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 57-54-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Willson Contreras 95 .250 (89) .362 (24) .457 (42) 3.9% (43) 21.5% (93) 9.4% (60)
Ian Happ 108 .278 (39) .356 (32) .434 (66) 2.0% (106) 23.4% (107) 9.9% (47)
Nico Hoerner 96 .299 (17) .342 (51) .419 (80) 1.9% (109) 11.0% (5) 4.9% (139)
Patrick Wisdom 107 .220 (134) .318 (94) .441 (56) 4.7% (23) 33.4% (148) 11.2% (31)
Christopher Morel 70 .263 (-) .332 (-) .458 (-) 3.4% (-) 29.5% (-) 8.9% (-)

Reds vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Reds vs. Cubs sees the Reds (-122 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we prefer the over on 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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