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    The Cincinnati Reds (44-67) take a four-game losing streak into a home matchup against the Chicago Cubs (46-65) on Saturday at 6:40 PM ET. The Reds are favored (-115) to end the streak against the underdog Cubs (-105). Graham Ashcraft starts for Cincinnati while Chicago will counter with Adrian Sampson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Reds vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Saturday, August 13, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Reds vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Reds -115 9

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds average 0.9 home runs per game to rank 20th in baseball with 104 total home runs .
    • The Reds’ .238 batting average ranks 20th in the majors.
    • The Reds are 21st in the league with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • The Reds strike out 8.9 times per game, the fourth-worst mark in baseball.
    • The Reds average 1.2 homers per home game this season (67 total at home).
    • The Reds are averaging three extra-base hits per game while slugging .419 in home contests.
    • The team is batting .253 with 473 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer leads Cincinnati with a slugging percentage of .368, fueled by 26 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, Farmer is 80th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage, and 121st in slugging.
    • Farmer has hit safely in four games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .316 with a walk.
    • Joey Votto leads Cincinnati with 66 hits and an OBP of .335 this season.
    • Among qualifiers, Votto ranks 137th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 105th in slugging percentage.
    • Nick Senzel has 68 hits this season and has a slash line of .244/.300/.312.
    • Albert Almora Jr. has five home runs, 29 RBI and a batting average of .230 this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs’ 108 home runs rank 19th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Cubs rank 14th in MLB with a .244 team batting average.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .318 this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.
    • The Cubs rank 25th with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • In 53 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 52 homers, an average of 1 per contest.
    • In 53 road games this season, they’re slugging .379 with 153 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging eight base hits per game and batting .233 on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Willson Contreras has a team-best OBP (.362), and paces the Cubs in hits (88).
    • Including all the qualified players in the majors, Contreras ranks 91st in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage.
    • Ian Happ is slugging .434 to lead his team.
    • Happ ranks 39th in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 66th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Nico Hoerner has 14 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 18 walks while hitting .299.
    • Patrick Wisdom has 22 doubles, 20 home runs and 48 walks while batting .220.

    Reds vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Ashcraft Sampson
    14 GS 8
    5-2 W-L 0-3
    3.94 ERA 3.83
    80.0 IP 49.1
    19 BB 11
    52 SO 36

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