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Cubs vs Reds Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 31

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Cubs vs Reds Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 31

Odds updated as of 2:11 PM

Friday's slate in the MLB includes a matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds.

Before you do any MLB betting on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here's what you need to know.

Cubs vs Reds Game Info

  • Chicago Cubs (28-29) vs. Cincinnati Reds (24-32)
  • Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Venue: Wrigley Field -- Chicago, Illinois
  • Coverage: MARQ

Cubs vs Reds Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: CHC: (-136) | CIN: (+116)
  • Spread: CHC: -1.5 (+150) | CIN: +1.5 (-182)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-115) | Under: (-105)

Cubs vs Reds Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Javier Assad (Cubs) - 4-1, 2.17 ERA vs Graham Ashcraft (Reds) - 4-3, 4.67 ERA

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Javier Assad (4-1) to the mound, while Graham Ashcraft (4-3) will take the ball for the Reds. Assad's team is 7-2-0 against the spread in his starts this season. Assad's team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they're favored on the moneyline. The Reds have gone 7-3-0 against the spread when Ashcraft starts. The Reds are 1-6 in Ashcraft's seven starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.

Cubs vs Reds Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Cubs win (57.6%)

Cubs vs Reds Moneyline

  • The Cubs vs Reds moneyline has Chicago as a -136 favorite, while Cincinnati is a +116 underdog on the road.

Cubs vs Reds Spread

  • The Reds are +1.5 on the spread (-182 to cover), and Chicago is +150 to cover the runline.

Cubs vs Reds Over/Under

  • A combined run total of 8.5 has been set for Cubs-Reds on May 31, with the over at -115 and the under at -105.

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Cubs vs Reds Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have been chosen as favorites in 22 games this year and have walked away with the win 12 times (54.5%) in those games.
  • Chicago has a record of 8-1 in contests when oddsmakers favor them by -136 or more on the moneyline.
  • Contests with the Cubs have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 24 of 55 chances this season.
  • The Cubs are 24-31-0 against the spread in their 55 games that had a posted line this season.
  • The Reds are 11-21 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 34.4% of those games).
  • Cincinnati is 6-12 (winning just 33.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +116 or longer.
  • The Reds have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 25 times this season for a 25-27-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Reds have a 29-25-0 record against the spread this season (covering 53.7% of the time).

Cubs Player Leaders

  • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago with a slugging percentage of .366, fueled by 16 extra-base hits. He has a .257 batting average and an on-base percentage of .344.
  • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 64th, his on-base percentage ranks 45th, and he is 113th in slugging.
  • Christopher Morel is hitting .198 with four doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 28 walks. He's slugging .381 with an on-base percentage of .302.
  • Among qualifying hitters, he ranks 150th in batting average, 112th in on-base percentage and 99th in slugging percentage.
  • Cody Bellinger leads Chicago with 46 hits. He is batting .267 this season and 18 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
  • Bellinger enters this game with six games in a row with at least one hit. In his last 10 games he is batting .279 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Mike Tauchman leads Chicago with an OBP of .366 this season while batting .263 with 27 walks and 33 runs scored.

Reds Player Leaders

  • Spencer Steer is hitting .221 with 12 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 29 walks. He's slugging .389 with an on-base percentage of .335.
  • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 123rd in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 53rd and he is 96th in slugging.
  • Elly De La Cruz has racked up 50 hits with a .346 on-base percentage while slugging .443. Those stats are all team-highs. He also has a batting average of .249.
  • He is 77th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage in MLB.
  • Jonathan India is batting .222 with four doubles, a triple, three home runs and 29 walks.
  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .224 with 13 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 17 walks.

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