Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 4-5-2023

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 4/5/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 4/5/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


The Chicago Cubs will go against the Cincinnati Reds in MLB action in Great American Ball Park, OH, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at 12:35 PM ET.


After their victory over the Brewers to start the season, the Cubs suffered three straight defeats. They will strive to halt their losing skid by defeating the Reds, which would be their first victory on the road this year.


Chicago scores four runs in each contest on average. Their league-leading batting average of.241 ranks them 19th. Their.311 ERA and.368 slugging percentage both rank 20th.


The Cubs’ Dansby Swanson has the best hitting average (.588). Cody Bellinger leads the club with four RBI, and Patrick Wisdom has two home runs.


Due to poor pitching, Chicago was allowing 4.75 runs per game. The Cubs are 18th in the league with a.252 opponent batting average.


Their 1.43 WIP is 20th, and their 4.63 ERA is 17th. In his most recent start, Stroman defeated the Brewers 4-0 by allowing only three hits and no runs throughout six innings. 


  • The total went OVER in 4 of the Chicago Cubs’ last 6 matches.
  • The Chi Cubs are 14-6 SU in their last 20 matches.
  • The Cubs are 10-5 SU in their last 15 matches on the road.

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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds Predictions 4/5/2023


After capturing their first series of the season, the Reds are off to a strong start.


They will strive to maintain the momentum by defeating the Cubs once more, which would be their fourth victory in the previous five matches and second straight series victory.


Cincinnati scores five runs per game on average. Their league-leading batting average of.258 places them 15th. They are 12th in on-base percentage (.340) and sixth in slugging percentage (.492).


Jason Vosler leads the Reds with 2 home runs and six RBI, while Tyler Stephenson tops the club with a.400 batting average.


Cincinnati had strong pitching, only allowing 3.5 runs per game. The Reds are fifth in the league with a.228 opponents’ batting average.


Their 1.28 WHIP is tenth, while their 3.50 ERA is ninth. Greene lost to Pittsburgh 5-4 after allowing five hits and 3 runs in 3.1 innings during his previous appearance.


If they want to win this game, they will require him to perform better.


  • The Cincinnati Reds are 6-12 SU in their last 18 matches.
  • The total went OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games with the Chi Cubs.
  • The Reds are 6-3 SU in their last 9 matches at home.

Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds. The MLB pick for this game is the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs started their season with three losses, but their first four games saw them perform effectively offensively, scoring 16 runs.


Since they have a strong offensive game against right-handers and Greene struggled against them, giving up eight runs in three outings, expect them to perform well offensively in this game.


Greene gave up three runs in his first start against them. In their previous 3 matches, the Reds scored 16 runs, demonstrating strong offensive performance.


They did not have much success against Stroman, who allowed two runs in two starts against them last season, thus despite their current performance, they will struggle to score in this game.


He made five starts versus the Reds and is 4-1 overall. In those five outings, he gave up 10 runs. To cover the money line, choose Chicago. The Chicago Cubs will win to a predicted score of 7-4.


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Chicago Cubs vs Cincinnati Reds 4/5/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 12:35 PM ET


Location: Great American Ball Park, OH


Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2023


TV: MLB Network


MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs -110


MLB Totals: 8


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