Cincinnati Reds vs. Chicago Cubs - 6/24/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Cubs (42-32) at Cincinnati Reds (31-45)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
T Chatwood (3-5) (3.82) vs. Sal Romano (4-7) (5.06)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds / Chicago Cubs --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chicago Cubs conclude their visit with the Cincinnati Reds a in a Sunday MLB action.
The Chicago Cubs were playing great baseball heading in to their series at Cincinnati but have now dropped back to back contests after Saturday’s 11-2 defeat. Chicago starter Luke Farrell took the loss with three runs scoring over 2.2 frames before Brian Duensing gave up five runs and Chris Gimenez allowed another three.
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The Cubs mustered six hits and five bases on balls with Ben Zobrist and Willson Contreras clubbing solo homers. The Cubs have tabbed Tyler Chatwood for the starting assignment at Cincinnati on Sunday. Chatwood is 3-5 in 14 starts with a 3.82 ERA.
The Cincinnati Reds put everything together in routing the Cubs on Saturday night. Cincinnati starter Anthony DeSclalfini improved to 3-1 with both runs scoring through 6.1 innings.
The Reds hammered out eleven hits and posted six BB with DeSclafini clubbing a grand slam while Tucker Barnhart and Joey Votto each homered and knocked n seven.
Cincinnati sends Sal Romano to the hill to oppose the Cubs for the second time in 2018. Romano comes off of a 9-5 win versus Detroit where he tossed seven shutout innings.
Chicago are 2-5 in their last 7 road games and Chicago are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. National League Central. Over is 7-3-1 in Cincinnati last 11 home games and under is 7-3 in Cincinnati last 10 overall and under is 7-3 in Cincinnati last 10 on grass. Over is 37-14-3 in the last 54 meetings and Chicago are 46-21 in the last 67 meetings.
The worry in backing he Cubs is Chatwood who has no clue what the strike zone is…