Predictions for Reds vs. Cubs: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 7

Friday’s game between the Cincinnati Reds (30-33) and the Chicago Cubs (31-32) at Great American Ball Park should be a close matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 4-3, with the Reds coming out on top. Game time is at 7:10 PM ET on June 7.

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Reds vs. Cubs Matchup Info

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Reds vs. Cubs Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Reds 4, Cubs 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 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 -135 +114 8.5 -115 -105

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Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has come away with 15 wins in the 26 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Reds have won eight of 15 games when listed as at least -135 or better on the moneyline.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 30 of 63 opportunities.
  • The Reds had a 5-2 record in the seven games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups (all had set totals), Cincinnati combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run total eight times.

Cubs Betting Insights

  • Chicago has been the underdog on the moneyline 34 total times this season. It has gone 16-18 in those games.
  • The Cubs are 8-6 (winning 57.1% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +114 or longer.
  • Chicago has played in 63 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 30 times (30-30-3).
  • In six games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Cubs had a record of 2-4.
  • Chicago and its opponents have combined to hit the over 10 times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Reds vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Nick Lodolo

  • The 26-year-old has pitched to a 3.11 ERA this season with 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.9 walks per nine across eight games.
  • Nick Lodolo’s team has been victorious in 66.7% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 4-2.
  • Lodolo’s team is 6-2 when he starts this season.
  • In games Lodolo has started this season, the teams are 2-5-1 at hitting the over.

Cubs’ Starting Pitcher: Justin Steele

  • In seven games this season, the 28-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.10, with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .238 against him.
  • The Cubs were named the moneyline underdog for two Justin Steele starts this season — they lost both.
  • Over Steele’s seven starts, his team is 1-6.
  • Steele’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in five of seven games.

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Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 30-33
Home 15-17
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 2-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 22-5

Cubs’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-32
Home 18-13
Road 13-19
One-Run Games 12-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-6

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