The Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs face off at Great American Ball Park at 6:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Cincinnati is listed as a -120 favorite (risk $120 to win $100) at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 8.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page). Before making any Cubs vs. Reds picks, you NEED to check out the MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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The model knows the Cubs are facing a Reds offense that ranks near the bottom of the National League. Chicago also has a former All-Star starting pitcher in Marcus Stroman. The veteran right-hander has a 3.26 ERA since the start of the 2019 season, covering almost 400 innings. He also has a 3.71 ERA on the road this season, including seven shutout innings in his last road start.
The model also knows the Reds can lean on Tyler Mahle. Cincinnati's starting pitcher has a 2.60 ERA in his last three starts, allowing only five earned runs and producing 18 strikeouts. He has been durable, leading the NL with 42 starts in the last two seasons. Mahle also has a strikeout rate of 10.4 per nine innings over the last three seasons, with Chicago operating as a below-average offense this season.
Now, it has set its sights on Cubs vs. Reds. We can tell you the model is leaning over the total, and it also says one team has all the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks.
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