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    The Chicago Cubs (57-78) host the Cincinnati Reds (53-80) on Wednesday at 7:40 PM ET. The Cubs are favored on the moneyline (-146) against the underdog Reds (+124). Chicago has Javier Assad starting, while Cincinnati counters with Mike Minor.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -146 8

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs average 1.0 home run per game to rank 16th in MLB play with 136 total home runs .
    • The Cubs’ .241 batting average ranks 17th in MLB.
    • The Cubs are 17th in baseball with a .313 on-base percentage.
    • The Cubs strike out 8.7 times per game to rank 21st in the league.
    • The Cubs average 1.0 home run per game when playing at home this season (64 total in home contests).
    • The Cubs have a .394 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .250 with 553 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ leads Chicago with a slugging percentage of .459, fueled by 54 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Happ’s batting average ranks 34th, his on-base percentage ranks 34th, and he is 40th in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner is batting .283 with 19 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 26 walks.
    • Among qualified hitters, Hoerner’s batting average places him 28th, his on-base percentage 64th, and his slugging percentage 89th.
    • Seiya Suzuki has collected 89 base hits, an OBP of .336 and a slugging percentage of .425 this season.
    • Christopher Morel is batting .248 with a .312 OBP and 38 RBI for Chicago this season.
    • Morel heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .286 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds have hit 131 homers this season, which ranks 18th in the league.
    • The Reds’ .241 batting average ranks 17th in the league this season.
    • The Reds have an on-base percentage of .309 this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
    • The Reds rank 24th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.9 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.8 home runs per game in their 65 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .343 in 65 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.6 base hits per game and batting .226 on the road this season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has an on-base percentage of .324, a slugging percentage of .381, and has 110 hits, all club-highs for the Reds.
    • Including all qualified players in the majors, Farmer ranks 69th in batting average, 77th in on-base percentage and 115th in slugging percentage.
    • Jonathan India is batting .262 with 14 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 21 walks.
    • Nick Senzel has 12 doubles, four home runs and 26 walks while hitting .242.
    • Albert Almora Jr. is batting .223 with 10 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 17 walks.

    Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Assad Minor
    2 GS 16
    0-0 W-L 3-10
    0.90 ERA 5.98
    10.0 IP 84.1
    6 BB 31
    6 SO 67

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