Predictions for Reds vs. Cubs: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 6

Thursday’s contest features the Cincinnati Reds (29-33) and the Chicago Cubs (31-31) matching up at Great American Ball Park in what should be a close matchup, with a projected 5-4 victory for the Reds according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on June 6.

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Reds vs. Cubs Matchup Info

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Reds vs. Cubs Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Reds 5, Cubs 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Reds vs. Cubs Betting Lines

Reds vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Reds -125 +105 9.5 -108 -112

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Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has won 14, or 56%, of the 25 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Reds have been victorious 11 times in 20 chances when named as a favorite of at least -125 or better on the moneyline.
  • Cincinnati’s games have gone over the total in 29 of 62 opportunities.
  • The Reds were favored on the moneyline for six of their past 15 games, and they went 4-2 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups — all had a set run total — Cincinnati and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total seven times.

Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has won 48.5% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (16-17).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer, the Cubs have a record of 12-9 (57.1%).
  • Chicago has played in 62 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 29 times (29-30-3).
  • In five games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Cubs have a record of 2-3.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents are 9-5-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Reds vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Hunter Greene

  • The 24-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with a 3.44 ERA and 9.7 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .210.
  • Hunter Greene’s team has been upset in each of the five games he’s started as the moneyline favorite.
  • Greene’s team is 3-9 when he starts this season.
  • In games Greene has started this season, the teams are 4-7-1 at hitting the over.

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Javier Assad

  • In 12 games this season, the 26-year-old has an ERA of 2.27, with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .211 against him.
  • The Cubs have a 6-3 record in Assad’s nine starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Assad’s team has won seven of his 12 starts.
  • Assad’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in four of 12 contests.

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Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 29-33
Home 14-17
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 2-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-5

Cubs’ 2024 Performance

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

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