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    The Chicago Cubs (73-88) visit the Cincinnati Reds (62-99) on Wednesday at 4:10 PM ET. The Cubs are moneyline favorites (-120) against the underdog Reds (-100). Chicago’s Adrian Sampson gets the start against Cincinnati’s Graham Ashcraft.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
    • TV Channel: BSOH
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Cubs vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -120 8

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs are 18th in baseball with 156 home runs. They average one per game.
    • The Cubs’ .238 batting average ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The Cubs rank 19th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .310.
    • The Cubs strike out 8.9 times per game, the No. 24 average in baseball.
    • The Cubs average one homers per road game this season (83 total on the road).
    • The Cubs have a .376 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The team averages 7.7 hits per game and is batting .227 away from home this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ leads Chicago with 155 hits and an OBP of .342, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .441.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Happ ranks 40th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage, and 55th in slugging.
    • Nico Hoerner has 22 doubles, five triples, 10 home runs and 26 walks while hitting .280.
    • Hoerner ranks 28th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 81st in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Willson Contreras has collected 101 base hits, an OBP of .349 and a slugging percentage of .466 this season.
    • Seiya Suzuki is batting .264 with a .337 OBP and 46 RBI for Chicago this season.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds rank 18th in Major League Baseball with 156 home runs.
    • The Reds have a team batting average of .235 this season, which ranks 21st among MLB teams.
    • The Reds have the 24th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.303).
    • The Reds rank 22nd in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • In 80 games at home this season, they’ve hit 89 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 80 home games this season, they’re slugging .399 with 215 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.1 base hits per game and batting .246 as a team at home this season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has totaled 132 hits with a .313 on-base percentage and a .384 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Reds.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, Farmer’s batting average is 71st, his on-base percentage ranks 92nd, and he is 107th in slugging.
    • Farmer brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
    • Jonathan India has 16 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 31 walks while hitting .246.
    • Jake Fraley is hitting .256 with nine doubles, 12 home runs and 26 walks.
    • Donovan Solano has 15 doubles, four home runs and 19 walks while batting .284.

    Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    Sampson Ashcraft
    18 GS 18
    4-5 W-L 5-5
    3.10 ERA 4.52
    101.2 IP 99.2
    26 BB 25
    70 SO 67

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