Predictions for Cubs vs. Reds: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 9

Sunday’s game between the Cincinnati Reds (32-33) and Chicago Cubs (31-34) going head to head at Great American Ball Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Reds, so expect a tight matchup. The game will begin at 1:40 PM ET on June 9.

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Cubs vs. Reds Matchup Info

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Cubs vs. Reds Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Reds 5, Cubs 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 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 -135 +114 9 -110 -110

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Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has come away with 14 wins in the 25 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Cubs have been victorious 11 times in 14 chances when named as a favorite of at least -135 or better on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 30 of 65 chances this season.
  • The Cubs went 3-4 over the seven games in which they were moneyline favorites in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups, Chicago and its opponents combined to hit the over on the run total nine times (all 15 games had set totals).

Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has a 15-21 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 41.7% of those games).
  • The Reds have gone 7-12 in games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +114 or longer (36.8%).
  • Cincinnati has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 30 times this season for a 30-32-3 record against the over/under.
  • In six games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Reds had a record of 5-1.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Cincinnati and its opponents are 6-8-1 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Shota Imanaga

  • The 30-year-old has an ERA of 1.88 and 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .228 in 11 games this season.
  • Shota Imanaga’s team has a record of 7-1 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Imanaga’s team has a 9-2 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Imanaga has started this season, the teams are 4-7-0 at hitting the over.

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Frankie Montás

  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 4.00, with 7 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opponents have a .236 batting average against him.
  • The Reds are 1-5 in Montás’ six starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Montás’ team has a 4-7 record in his starts this season.
  • Frankie Montas has had 11 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in six of those outings.

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Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-34
Home 18-13
Road 13-21
One-Run Games 12-14
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-6

Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 32-33
Home 17-17
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 4-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 22-5

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