Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs: 9/7/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Chicago Cubs (56-78) vs Cincinnati Reds (53-79)

Game Info: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 7:40 pm (Wrigley Field)

Javier Assad (0-0) (0.90) vs Mike Minor (3-10) (5.98)

Betting Odds: Chicago Cubs -141 / Cincinnati Reds +110 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Chicago Cubs will host the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of their series in the National League Central from Wrigley Field on Wednesday night. The weather is expected to be extremely humid with a 0% chance of rain and 4.5 miles per hour winds.  

The Chicago Cubs are coming off of a 6 run win against the Cincinnati Reds in their last game.  Spencer Steer doubled with one out in the ninth to help the Cubs put this one away in the win. The series is at 1-0 in favor of the Chicago Cubs going into game 2. 

Wade Miley got the start for the Chicago Cubs. He has a 3.13 ERA, with 18 strikes and a 1.17 whip. He allowed three runs and two hits in four innings. He struck out six, walked two in the win.

Chicago Cubs right-hander, Javier Assad will be the starter for this one. He has a .90 ERA with 6 strikes and a 1.60 whip. 

The Cincinnati Reds are coming off of a 6 run loss against the Chicago Cubs in their last game. The series is at 1-0 in favor of the Chicago Cubs going into game 2. 

Justin Dunn got the start for the Cincinnati Reds. He has a 4.82 ERA, with 20 strikes and a 1.43 whip. He pitched just over 4 innings and had just one strikeout in the loss. 

Cincinnati Reds left-hander, Mike Minor will be the starter for this one. He has a 5.98 ERA with 67 strikes and a 1.53 whip. 

The Reds are 18-40 in their last 58 during game 2 of a series and are 2-6 in their last 8 road games. The Reds are also 5-22 in their last 27 Wednesday games. The Cubs are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record and are 7-3 in their last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400. The Cubs are also 4-0 in their last 4 Wednesday games. The Cubs should grab another win in this game 2 as the Reds are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings.

Clayton’s Pick Cubs -1.5

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