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    Willson Contreras sits at 97 hits this season, and will look for his 100th when his Chicago Cubs (56-78) play the Cincinnati Reds (53-79) on Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET. The Cubs are favored (-175) over the Reds (+150). Chicago’s Wade Miley gets the start against Cincinnati’s Justin Dunn.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Reds Betting Information
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    Cubs -175

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs average 1.0 home run per game to rank 17th in MLB action with 134 total home runs .
    • The Cubs are 19th in MLB with a .240 batting average.
    • The Cubs’ .311 on-base percentage is 18th in the league.
    • The Cubs strike out 8.8 times per game, the fifth-worst mark in baseball.
    • The Cubs average 0.9 homers per home game this season (62 total at home).
    • The Cubs are averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .391 at home.
    • The club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .249 at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.455) thanks to 53 extra-base hits.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Happ’s batting average ranks 35th, his on-base percentage ranks 34th, and he is 40th in slugging.
    • Contreras leads the Cubs in OBP (.351) and total hits (97) this season.
    • Contreras is 90th in batting average, 32nd in on-base percentage and 26th in slugging in the majors.
    • Contreras has picked up a hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .188 with a double, a home run and two RBI.
    • Nico Hoerner is batting .281 with a .396 slugging percentage and 47 RBI this year.
    • Seiya Suzuki is batting .260 with a .332 OBP and 40 RBI for Chicago this season.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds’ 130 home runs rank 18th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Reds rank 16th in MLB with a .241 team batting average.
    • The Reds have an on-base percentage of .309 this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • The Reds rank 23rd with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 49 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 64 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .344 in 64 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .228 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has racked up a team-high OBP (.323) and slugging percentage (.368), and leads the Reds in hits (108).
    • Including all the qualifying players in the majors, Farmer is 69th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage and 121st in slugging percentage.
    • Jonathan India is hitting .265 with 14 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 20 walks.
    • Nick Senzel has 12 doubles, four home runs and 26 walks while batting .242.
    • TJ Friedl has six doubles, four triples, five home runs and eight walks while hitting .275.

    Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Miley Dunn
    0 GS 5
    0-0 W-L 1-2
    ERA 4.63
    0 IP 23.1
    0 BB 10
    0 SO 19

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