Predictions for Cubs vs. Reds: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 2

Sunday’s contest between the Chicago Cubs (29-30) and the Cincinnati Reds (25-33) at Wrigley Field is expected to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 6-5, with the Cubs taking home the win. Game time is at 2:20 PM ET on June 2.

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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 -125 +105 7 -108 -112

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Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has come away with 12 wins in the 22 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Cubs have won 10 of 16 games when listed as at least -125 or better on the moneyline.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 27 of 59 opportunities.
  • The Cubs had a 2-5 record in the seven games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups, Chicago and its opponents combined to go over the run total nine times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has won 14 of the 35 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (40%).
  • The Reds have gone 9-16 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer (36%).
  • Cincinnati has played in 58 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-29-2).
  • The Reds have played as underdogs in 12 of their past 15 games and won six of those contests.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to hit the over seven times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Ben Brown

  • The 24-year-old has pitched in 13 games this season with a 2.72 ERA and 10.7 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .195.
  • Ben Brown’s team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • In games Brown has started, his team is 3-3.
  • In Brown’s six starts with a total, the teams have hit the over three times.

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Nick Lodolo

  • In seven games this season, the 26-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.12, with 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .196 against him.
  • The Reds were the moneyline underdog for one Nick Lodolo start this season — they won.
  • Lodolo’s team has put together a 5-2 record in his seven starts.
  • Lodolo has had seven starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and two of those games finished over the total.

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Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 29-30
Home 16-12
Road 13-18
One-Run Games 10-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-6

Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 25-33
Home 14-17
Road 11-16
One-Run Games 2-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 18-5

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