Cubs vs. Reds Monday MLB Odds, Betting Picks: Sharps & Squares on Opposite Sides of Tonight’s Matchup

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  • The Chicago Cubs will try to snap an 11-game losing streak in Monday night's matchup against the Cincinnati Reds.
  • According to live MLB odds, the Reds are huge -220 favorites for tonight's game against the Cubs.
  • Continue reading to see Cubs vs. Reds betting picks, including how sharp and public bettors disagree on Monday night's matchup.

Cubs vs. Reds MLB Odds

Cubs Odds +180
Reds Odds -220
Over/Under 9.5 (+100/-120)
Time 7:10 p.m. ET
TV BSOH

*MLB Odds as of Monday at 9 a.m. ET


The Chicago Cubs are really bad.

After selling off a handful of key players at the trade deadline, the Northsiders have been downright awful over the last few weeks.

The Cubs have lost 11 straight games and with a date with the 64-55 Reds looming on Monday, Chicago is a big +180 underdog against Cincinnati.

As one might imagine, recreational bettors are jumping at the chance to bet on the Reds (or against the Cubs) on Monday, but sharps have other plans.

Using our MLB PRO Report, let’s examine how pros are betting Cubs vs. Reds and why there’s so much available value.

Cubs vs. Reds MLB Pick

Sharp Action

Seventy-seven percent of Cubs vs. Reds bettors are laying the number with Cincy, yet Chicago has dropped from the opener of +205 to +180 thanks to respected bettors.

Action Labs’ Bet Signals are reporting three waves of smart money flowing on the Cubs, helping explain why that price has shortened despite the majority of action backing the Reds.

Big Money

While just 23% of moneyline tickets have landed on the Chicago thus far, those bets account for 48% of the real money wagered, revealing that the biggest bettors are taking the underdog in this matchup.

PRO Systems

With so much public action flowing on the Reds, the Cubs fit The Action Network’s Betting Against the Public PRO System, which has produced a profit of 159 units dating back to 2005.

Top Experts

One of our top MLB experts is also aligned with the sharps today by taking a shot on the Cubs at such an appetizing number.

PRO Report Pick: Cubs +180

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