MLB Matchups  >>  Chi Cubs Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 07/10/2014

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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday when they battle the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park.

The Cubs will trot Kyle Hendricks out to the mound in this one. Right hander Hendricks has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

It'll be Homer Bailey toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Right hander Bailey is 8-5 with a 4.15 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 185-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 8.

Chicago was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Reds. They lost as +144 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 38-52
Current Streak: lost 6 straight games.
Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Chi Cubs is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati:
Team record: 49-42
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games at home
Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Atlanta Friday, July 11
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh Friday, July 11