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    The Chicago Cubs (1-3) will aim to stop a three-game losing streak when they visit the Cincinnati Reds (3-1) on Tuesday at 6:40 PM ET. The Cubs are favored (-134) to end the streak against the Reds (+113). Chicago’s Hayden Wesneski starts against Cincinnati’s Luis Cessa.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. Reds

    • Game Day: Tuesday, April 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Cubs vs Reds Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Cubs -134 9

    How Do I Watch the Cubs vs. the Reds?

    • TV Channel: BSOH

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs ranked 17th in MLB action with 159 total home runs last season.
    • Chicago’s .238 batting average ranked 18th in the majors.
    • Last season the Cubs were the 22nd-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.1 runs per game (657 total).
    • The club’s 8.9 strikeouts per game ranked 25th in the majors.
    • The Cubs hit 86 homers on the road last season (1.1 per game).
    • Chicago averaged 2.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .380 on the road.
    • The club averaged 7.8 hits per game and batted .228 on the road last season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Dansby Swanson had 177 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .447 last season.
    • Ian Happ had 155 hits and an OBP of .346.
    • Last season, Nico Hoerner finished with 10 home runs, 55 RBI and a batting average of .281 last season.
    • Trey Mancini slashed .239/.321/.391 and finished with an OPS of .712.

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds’ 156 home runs ranked 19th in Major League Baseball.
    • Cincinnati’s .235 batting average ranked 21st in the majors last season.
    • The Reds scored 648 runs (4.0 per game) last season, which ranked 23rd in MLB.
    • Cincinnati had the 23rd-ranked strikeouts per game rate (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • In 81 games at home last season, they hit 89 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 81 home games last season, Cincinnati had a .397 SLG with 217 hits going for extra bases.
    • They averaged 8.1 base hits per game and hit .246 as a team at home last season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Jonathan India put up a slugging percentage of .376 and a batting average of .246 last season.
    • TJ Friedl hit .240 with 10 doubles, five triples, eight home runs and 20 walks.
    • Jake Fraley had nine doubles, 12 home runs and 27 walks while batting .259 last season.
    • Kevin Newman hit .274 with 18 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 16 walks.

    Cubs vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

    The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

    Hayden Wesneski (CHC) Pitcher Luis Cessa (CIN)
    3 – 2 W/L 4 – 4
    33 IP 80.2
    2.18 ERA 4.57
    0.939 WHIP 1.289
    9.0 K/9 6.6
    1.9 BB/9 3.1

    Cubs vs. Reds Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Seiya Suzuki: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Kyle Hendricks: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Brandon Hughes: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Reds: Joey Votto: 10 Day IL (Bicep/shoulder), Nick Senzel: 10 Day IL (Toe), Tony Santillan: 15 Day IL (Back), Lucas Sims: 15 Day IL (Back), Luke Weaver: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tejay Antone: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Garcia: day-to-day (Hamstring)
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