Sunday's contest between the Chicago Cubs (22-29) and Cincinnati Reds (23-29) squaring off at Wrigley Field has a projected final score of 5-2 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Cubs, so expect a tight matchup. The game will start at 2:20 PM ET on May 28.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Drew Smyly (5-1) to the mound, while Graham Ashcraft (2-3) will get the nod for the Reds.

Cubs vs. Reds Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 2:20 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Cubs vs. Reds Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Cubs 4, Reds 3.

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Reds

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Cubs Performance Insights

  • In five games over the last 10 matchups when favored by bookmakers, the Cubs have a record of 2-3.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents are 8-2-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Over their last 10 games, the Cubs are 1-3-0 against the spread.
  • The Cubs have entered the game as favorites 26 times this season and won 12, or 46.2%, of those games.
  • Chicago has a record of 3-4 in games when bookmakers favor them by at least -165 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Chicago ranks 14th in the majors with 237 total runs scored this season.
  • The Cubs have the 16th-ranked team ERA among all league pitching staffs (4.24).

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 23 Mets W 7-2 Drew Smyly vs Tylor Megill
May 24 Mets W 4-2 Marcus Stroman vs Kodai Senga
May 25 Mets L 10-1 Kyle Hendricks vs Carlos Carrasco
May 26 Reds L 9-0 Justin Steele vs Hunter Greene
May 27 Reds L 8-5 Jameson Taillon vs Brandon Williamson
May 28 Reds - Drew Smyly vs Graham Ashcraft
May 29 Rays - Marcus Stroman vs Taj Bradley
May 30 Rays - Kyle Hendricks vs Shane McClanahan
May 31 Rays - Justin Steele vs Zach Eflin
June 2 @ Padres - Jameson Taillon vs Michael Wacha
June 3 @ Padres - Drew Smyly vs Yu Darvish