Sat 18/08/2012 - 06:01 EDT

Reds vs Cubs Major League Baseball Online Wagering Tips

As the dog days of August roll on, Major League Baseball is in full Pennant Race mode as all 30 clubs take to the diamonds on Saturday. Our focus today is on the Cubs vs. Reds match-up on August 18, 2012. It’s a doubleheader day for Cincinnati and Chicago with the first game slated for 1:10 PM ET from the Great American Ball Park in Ohio.

Cincinnati Reds: Rolling along in NL Central Division

Despite the fact that they have been without their top hitter (Canadian Joey Votto) since July 15, the Cincinnati Reds continue to own the National League Central Division playoff race. Now a full six games clear of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the new Big Red Machine is just two games shy of the best record in baseball.

Chicago Cubs: Playing out yet another lost season in Chi-Town

It’s another “wait until next year” season for Chicago Cubs fans as their hometown hero’s are so far back in the playoff race that they almost feel like they’re in first. Save for the Houston Astros (39-80) and Colorado Rockies (45-71)  the Cubbies are the worst team in baseball and have dropped eight of their last ten games.

Chicago vs. Cincinnati Canada Sports Betting Prediction

Cincinnati has won four straight against the Cubs, by a 24-13 combined score, and ten of the last 13 contests. While we are tempted to call a doubleheader sweep, we will take the Money Line on the first game at the bet365.com online wagering website and roll with the Reds over the Cubs to fatten our bankroll.

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