Predictions for Cubs vs. Reds: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 1

Saturday’s game between the Chicago Cubs (28-30) and Cincinnati Reds (25-32) squaring off at Wrigley Field has a projected final score of 6-5 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Cubs, so expect a tight matchup. The game will start at 7:15 PM ET on June 1.

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Cubs vs. Reds Matchup Info

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Cubs vs. Reds Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Cubs 6, Reds 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 7 runs

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Cubs vs. Reds Betting Lines

Cubs vs Reds Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Cubs -143 +120 7 -122 +102

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Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has won 11, or 52.4%, of the 21 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Cubs have been victorious eight times in 10 chances when named as a favorite of at least -143 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 26 of 58 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Cubs had a 1-5 record in the six games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups (all 15 of them had set totals), Chicago and its opponents combined to go over the run total eight times.

Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has won 14 of the 34 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (41.2%).
  • The Reds have a 5-9 record (winning just 35.7% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +120 or longer.
  • Cincinnati has combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times this season for a 26-29-2 record against the over/under.
  • In 12 games over their past 15 matchups when set as underdogs by sportsbooks, the Reds had a record of 6-6.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Justin Steele

  • The 28-year-old has pitched in six games this season with a 4.45 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .223.
  • Justin Steele’s team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Steele and his team have lost each of the six games he’s started this season.
  • Out of Steele’s six starts with a total this season, four have hit the over.

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Hunter Greene

  • The 24-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.06, with 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opponents are hitting .215 against him.
  • The Reds are 3-3 in Greene’s six starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Greene’s team has a 3-8 record in his starts this season.
  • Hunter Greene has had 11 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in three of those games.

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Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 28-30
Home 15-12
Road 13-18
One-Run Games 10-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-6

Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 25-32
Home 14-17
Road 11-15
One-Run Games 2-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-4

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