Mahle scheduled to start out for Cincinnati towards Chicago | Skilled


Chicago Cubs (12-15, fifth in NL Central) versus Cincinnati Reds (12-14, third in NL Central)

Cincinnati; Sunday, 1:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Trevor Williams (2-2, 4.44 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 27 strikeouts) Reds: Tyler Mahle (1-1, 1.40 ERA, .97 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Reds -144, Cubs +125; over / under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: Cincinnati and Chicago compete against each other on Sunday.

The reds are 6-5 against NL Central teams. Cincinnati has completed 38 home races this season, the second in the National League. Nick Castellanos leads them at seven, an average of all 14.3 for bats.

The cubs are 7-10 in division play. The Chicago crime averaged 0.218 as a team this season. Kris Bryant leads the team with a grade of 0.308.

The Cubs won the last meeting 3-2. Rex Brothers took their first win and Nico Hoerner went 3-3 with a double and an RBI for Chicago. Luis Castillo took his third loss for Cincinnati.

TOP PERFORMER: Castellanos leads the Reds with 14 additional base hits and beats .590.

Bryant leads the Cubs with seven home runs, beating .308.