Sunday's contest between the Chicago Cubs (22-29) and Cincinnati Reds (23-29) squaring off at Wrigley Field has a projected final score of 5-2 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Cubs, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will start at 2:20 PM ET on May 28.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Drew Smyly (5-1) to the mound, while Graham Ashcraft (2-3) will take the ball for the Reds.

Reds vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 2:20 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Reds vs. Cubs Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Cubs 4, Reds 3.

Total Prediction for Reds vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Reds Performance Insights

  • In 10 games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Reds have a record of 4-6.
  • When it comes to the over/under, Cincinnati and its foes are 7-3-0 in its previous 10 contests.
  • The Reds have covered the runline in all of their previous 10 matchups (two of those games had a spread.
  • The Reds have been victorious in 16, or 41%, of the 39 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This year, Cincinnati has won seven of 17 games when listed as at least +135 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 42.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Cincinnati scores the 16th-most runs in baseball (234 total, 4.5 per game).
  • The Reds have the 27th-ranked ERA (4.90) in the majors this season.

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Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 23 Cardinals L 8-5 Graham Ashcraft vs Adam Wainwright
May 24 Cardinals W 10-3 Ben Lively vs Steven Matz
May 25 Cardinals L 2-1 Luke Weaver vs Miles Mikolas
May 26 @ Cubs W 9-0 Hunter Greene vs Justin Steele
May 27 @ Cubs W 8-5 Brandon Williamson vs Jameson Taillon
May 28 @ Cubs - Graham Ashcraft vs Drew Smyly
May 30 @ Red Sox - Ben Lively vs Brayan Bello
May 31 @ Red Sox - Luke Weaver vs James Paxton
June 1 @ Red Sox - Hunter Greene vs Chris Sale
June 2 Brewers - Brandon Williamson vs Corbin Burnes
June 3 Brewers - Graham Ashcraft vs Colin Rea