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Sat May 27 7:15PM

Reds vs Cubs Picks & Predictions

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The Cincinnati Reds are on the road playing the Chicago Cubs at the Wrigley Field stadium on Saturday, 5/27/2023 @ 7:15pm EST. Brandon Williamson (ERA: 3.6) will be the starting pitcher for Reds and Jameson Taillon (ERA: 7.76) will be starting for Cubs. Chicago is the betting favorite opening at -180 and the current line is Chicago -165.

Reds vs Cubs Prediction for Tonight's Game

Based on recent trends and stats, the Scorecaster predicts Cubs to win tonight's game by -2 points and the total to go over 8.5 points.

PREDICTED SCORE: Cincinnati 4 to Chicago 6

Scorecaster algorithmic predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs, including recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups from recent history.

Curated Picks & Predictions

  • 55% of SportsJaw players predict Chicago Cubs to win.
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Chicago will win straight-up is 62%.
  • Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict Chicago Cubs to win and the total score to be 8.5.
  • OddsShark's prediction is The super computer is giving each team a 50% chance of winning and the total will go over.
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Cincinnati Key Betting Stats

Reds vs Cubs stats
Reds vs Cubs matchup stats

With a power ranking of 27, Cincinnati is ranked #17 in offense (scoring an average of 4.34 per game), #26 in defense (allowing an average of 5.12 points to be scored against them per game) and are 22-29 this season.

Chicago Key Betting Stats

Chicago Cubs has a power ranking of 17 and are #11 for offense (scoring an average of 4.73 per game), #13 for defense (giving up an average of 4.35 points per game) and 22-28 overall. Cincinnati went 1-2 in their last 3 matchups against Chicago.

Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as MLB Predictions

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Current Odds[ - ]

+1.5 (-135)
-1.5 (+115)
Over 8.5
Under 8.5

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Power Rankings[ + ]

Cincinnati Reds
Chicago Cubs
Strike Outs
Strike Outs

Last 10 Games Stats[ + ]

Cincinnati RedsReds

vs CHCW 9-0
Hunter GreeneStarter
Justin SteeleOpp Starter
vs STLL 1-2
Luke WeaverStarter
Miles MikolasOpp Starter
vs STLW 10-3
Ben LivelyStarter
Steven MatzOpp Starter
vs STLL 5-8
Graham AshcraftStarter
Adam WainwrightOpp Starter
vs STLW 6-5
Brandon WilliamsonStarter
Jordan MontgomeryOpp Starter
vs NYYL 1-4
Hunter GreeneStarter
Luis SeverinoOpp Starter
vs NYYL 4-7
Luke WeaverStarter
Jhony BritoOpp Starter
vs NYYL 2-6
Ben LivelyStarter
Clarke SchmidtOpp Starter
vs COLL 6-11
Graham AshcraftStarter
Austin GomberOpp Starter
vs COLW 3-1
Brandon WilliamsonStarter
Chase AndersonOpp Starter

Chicago CubsCubs

vs CINL 0-9
Justin SteeleStarter
Hunter GreeneOpp Starter
vs NYML 1-10
Kyle HendricksStarter
Carlos CarrascoOpp Starter
vs NYMW 4-2
Marcus StromanStarter
Kodai SengaOpp Starter
vs NYMW 7-2
Drew SmylyStarter
Tylor MegillOpp Starter
vs PHIL 1-2
Justin SteeleStarter
Taijuan WalkerOpp Starter
vs PHIL 3-12
Jameson TaillonStarter
Aaron NolaOpp Starter
vs PHIW 10-1
Marcus StromanStarter
Ranger SuarezOpp Starter
vs HOUL 6-7
Drew SmylyStarter
J.P. FranceOpp Starter
vs HOUL 3-7
Justin SteeleStarter
Cristian JavierOpp Starter
vs HOUL 4-6
Jameson TaillonStarter
Framber ValdezOpp Starter

Injuries[ + ]

Cincinnati RedsReds

  • 1BJoey Votto (60-day IL (03/27), Shoulder)
  • 1BWil Myers (10-day IL (05/26), Kidney)
  • RPDerek Law (15-day IL (05/17), Elbow)
  • RPJustin Dunn (60-day IL (03/30), Shoulder)
  • SPTejay Antone (60-day IL (03/30), Elbow)
  • SPTony Santillan (60-day IL (03/27), Back)
  • RPConnor Overton (15-day IL (04/15); out for season, Elbow)
  • SPReiver Sanmartin (60-day IL (05/08), Elbow)
  • SPNick Lodolo (15-day IL (05/13), Calf)
  • RPCasey Legumina (15-day IL (05/14), Ankle)

Chicago CubsCubs

  • RPBrad Boxberger (15-day IL (05/14), Forearm)
  • SPAdrian Sampson (60-day IL (05/05), Knee)
  • 1BCody Bellinger (10-day IL (05/19), Knee)
  • RPNick Burdi (15-day IL (05/21), Appendix)
  • 1BMatt Mervis (Is not in the starting lineup Saturday vs Cincinnati Reds, Rest)

Infographics & Predictions[ - ]

Cincinnati vs Chi Cubs prediction and stats

Both teams have a compariable offense and both teams have a compariable defense. The Reds won more over their last 3 matchups..

Cincinnati vs Chicago infographic

After crunching 8 relative data points, our relative predictions model has a 63% confidence Reds will win - view the Cincinnati vs Chicago infographic for details on this prediction.

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