The Chicago Cubs (22-29) and the Cincinnati Reds (23-29) will square off on Sunday, May 28 at Wrigley Field, with Drew Smyly starting for the Cubs and Graham Ashcraft taking the mound for the Reds. The first pitch will be thrown at 2:20 PM ET.

The Cubs are favored in this one, at -165, while the underdog Reds have +135 odds to play spoiler. Chicago is the run-line favorite (-1.5). The over/under is 7.5 runs for the contest.

Cubs vs. Reds Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Sunday, May 28, 2023
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Smyly - CHC (5-1, 2.93 ERA) vs Ashcraft - CIN (2-3, 5.57 ERA)

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Cubs vs. Reds Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted at several sportsbooks.

Cubs Moneyline Reds Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -165 +140 Cubs (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -165 +135 Cubs (-1.5) 7.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -169 +140 Cubs (-1.5) 8 Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -155 +135 Cubs (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Discover More About This Game

Cubs vs. Reds Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cubs have entered the game as favorites 26 times this season and won 12, or 46.2%, of those games.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -165 or shorter, the Cubs have a record of 3-4 (42.9%).
  • Chicago has a 62.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Cubs have a 2-3 record from the five games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 matchups, Chicago and its opponents combined to hit the over eight times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • The Reds have been chosen as underdogs in 39 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (41%) in those games.
  • The Reds have a mark of 7-10 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +135 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Reds have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 10 games and won four of those contests.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents are 7-3-0 when it comes to hitting the over.

Cubs vs. Reds Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Dansby Swanson 1.5 (+200) 1.5 (+120) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+170)
Nico Hoerner 1.5 (+150) 1.5 (+105) 0.5 (+950) 0.5 (+225)
Seiya Suzuki 0.5 (-200) 1.5 (+150) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+165)
Yan Gomes 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (-175) 0.5 (+850) 0.5 (+230)
Ian Happ 0.5 (-200) 0.5 (-200) 0.5 (+700) 0.5 (+175)

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Cubs Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +10000 21st 3rd
Win NL Central +700 - 3rd

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