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MLB Same Game Parlay Odds & Picks for Wednesday: Cubs vs. Reds (8/11)

by August 11, 2022
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Let’s take a look at a same-game parlay for today’s MLB action. Here is a same-game parlay for Cubs vs. Reds.

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MLB Same Game Parlay Odds & Picks: Cubs vs. Reds

  • Leg 1: Nick Lodolo Over 6.5 Ks (-152)
  • Leg 2: Donovan Solano 2+ Total Bases (-145)
  • Leg 3: Jose Barrero 1+ Hit (-145)

The Field of Dreams game is a bit tricky. Nothing really stands out to me in this game, but I promised I’d put together a parlay for this specific game.

I’m liking the Reds to win this game with Nick Lodolo on the mound. He’s struck out 29.1% of batters faced in the last 30 days and will face a Cubs lineup that has struck out over 24% of the time in that same time frame.

Meanwhile, Drew Smyly will pitch for the Cubs. The lefty will have to face eight righties in the Reds’ lineup tonight. That’s not a good thing.

Smyly has been a bit worse against righties in the last 30 days, giving up a wOBA of .333. This isn’t a brutal number, but a number that still stands out. Jose Barrero has a .750 ISO and wOBA of .483 against his last eight lefties faced. The young rookie has shown that he’s very capable of hitting lefties in the majors.

Lastly, Donovan Solano is hitting a .200 ISO with a wOBA of .408 against lefties. He’s another righty that can smack Smyly with a high line-drive rate and a low ground-ball rate.

I’m siding with the Reds tonight and this Same-Game Parlay reflects that.

Parlay Odds: +488 via FanDuel

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