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    Willson Contreras is only one hit away from his 100th of the season as his Chicago Cubs (73-87) ready for a matchup with the Cincinnati Reds (61-99) on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET. The Cubs are underdogs (-100) against the Reds (-119). Cincinnati’s Luis Cessa and Chicago’s Javier Assad pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Reds vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Tuesday, October 4, 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 -119 8.5

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds rank 18th in baseball with 155 home runs. They average one per game.
    • The Reds’ .235 batting average ranks 21st in the majors.
    • The Reds are 24th in the league with an on-base percentage of .303.
    • The Reds strike out 8.8 times per game, the No. 23 mark in baseball.
    • The Reds average 1.1 homers per home game this season (88 total at home).
    • The Reds are slugging .399 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .247.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer leads Cincinnati with 131 hits and an OBP of .312, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .385.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, Farmer ranks 71st in batting average, 93rd in on-base percentage, and 107th in slugging.
    • Jonathan India is hitting .247 with 16 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 31 walks.
    • India has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
    • TJ Friedl has collected 54 base hits, an OBP of .314 and a slugging percentage of .436 this season.
    • Jake Fraley is batting .255 with a .340 OBP and 28 RBI for Cincinnati this season.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs rank 19th in Major League Baseball with 154 home runs.
    • The Cubs’ .238 batting average ranks 18th in the league this season.
    • The Cubs have the 17th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.311).
    • The Cubs rank 25th in strikeouts per game (8.9) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 81 homers, an average of 1 per game, in 79 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .377 in 79 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .228 on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ has accumulated 155 hits with a .344 on-base percentage and a .444 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Cubs.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in MLB, Happ is 36th in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging percentage.
    • Nico Hoerner is hitting .280 with 22 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 26 walks.
    • Hoerner is 27th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 85th in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Contreras is hitting .240 with 23 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 44 walks.
    • Seiya Suzuki is hitting .267 with 22 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 41 walks.

    Reds vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Cessa Assad
    9 GS 7
    4-4 W-L 2-2
    4.76 ERA 3.62
    75.2 IP 32.1
    27 BB 19
    55 SO 26

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