Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/24/2020 Picks, Odds and Results
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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/24/2020 – A four-game series will come to an end as Chicago Cubs take on Pittsburgh Pirates for one last time from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Cubs have been one of the most impressive teams this season with their 32-24 record. The Chicago Cubs topped the NL Central division and they earned their Wild Card spot with ease. Pittsburgh Pirates, on the other hand, are sitting at the bottom of the NL Central. The Pirates have one of the worst records this season (17-39). The point spread baseball betting picks are available online on some of the top betting websites.
Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/24/2020
Chicago Cubs have been strong, but they already lost two games in this series to the Pirates. The team is holding a 0-2 record on the season and they will do their best from being swept. In the opening game, the Cubs scored five runs off the plate and restricted the Pirates to nothing. Chicago scored just two runs in the second game and gave up three to the Pirates. Alec Mills will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Mills is holding a 5-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.14.
Chicago Cubs: J. Baez SS (GP 55 AB 207 R 26 H 41 2B 8 3B 1 HR 7 RBI 22 TB 72 BB 7 SO 72 SB 2 AVG 0.198 OBP 0.233 SLG 0.348 OPS 0.581 WAR 0), A. Rizzo 1B GP (55 AB 195 R 26 H 43 2B 5 3B 0 HR 11 RBI 24 TB 81 BB 26 SO 36 SB 2 AVG 0.221 OBP 0.336 SLG 0.415 OPS 0.752 WAR 0).
The Pirates are a lost cause this year as well since they struggled to make ends meet. Pittsburgh showed weakness right from the start of this season. The Pirates are trailing Milwaukee Brewers in the fourth by 10 games. Last night, Pittsburgh smashed two runs and restricted the Cubs to just one. The Pirates are left with their last series against the Chicago White Sox after this game. Chad Kuhl will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Kuhl is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 5.03.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 54 AB 191 R 19 H 42 2B 4 3B 0 HR 6 RBI 19 TB 64 BB 16 SO 33 SB 1 AVG 0.22 OBP 0.29 SLG 0.335 OPS 0.626 WAR 0), J. Bell 1B (GP 53 AB 181 R 19 H 40 2B 3 3B 0 HR 7 RBI 19 TB 64 BB 20 SO 56 SB 0 AVG 0.221 OBP 0.296 SLG 0.354 OPS 0.65 WAR 0).
Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs’ last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
Back the Cubs to bounce back in this game and split their series against Chicago. The money line baseball betting picks are in favor of Chicago to win and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 3.