Friday, April 24, 2015
Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati
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Probable Pitchers: (L) Lester, J (0-2) vs. (R) Leake, M (0-1)
The Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds on Friday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
The Cubs are 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15 and 4-1 in their last 5 road games. They are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a right-handed starter and 5-2 in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. The over is 8-1-2 in the Cubs last 11 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and 3-1-2 in their last 6 overall.
The Reds are 4-0 in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600 and 11-3 in their last 14 home games vs. a left-handed starter. They are 7-2 in their last 9 home games vs. a team with a winning record and 6-2 in their last 8 home games. The under is 5-0 in the Reds last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600 and 4-1 in their last 5 overall.
Head-to-head, the Reds are 7-0 in Leake's last 7 home starts vs. Cubs and 6-1 in Leakes last 7 starts vs. Cubs. The Cubs are 16-35 in the last 51 meetings and 2-6 in the last 8 meetings in Cincinnati.
Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 7-6-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the Chicago Cubs is 0.4
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 6-8-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the Cincinnati Reds is -0.1
Injuries to Watch
04/22/15 CF Dexter Fowler Groin injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
04/17/15 3B Mike Olt Wrist 60-day DL (4/15)
04/17/15 P Neil Ramirez Shoulder 15-day DL (4/16)
04/15/15 2B Tommy La Stella Ribs 15-day DL (4/9)
04/10/15 P Justin Grimm Arm 15-day DL (4/2)
04/06/15 P Dallas Beeler Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Jacob Turner Elbow 60-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Tsuyoshi Wada Groin 15-day DL (3/27)
04/04/15 CF Jason Bourgeois Shoulder 60-day DL (4/5)
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder 60-day DL (4/5)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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