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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/28/2021 Betting Predictions, Baseball Preview and Odds

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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09-28-2021 Betting Predictions Baseball Preview and Odds

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/28/2021 – The Chicago Cubs were once a favorite to reach the postseason when they dominated the NL Central for a while. The Cubs dropped drastically and turned out to be another team below the average line. Pittsburgh Pirates are worse with their terrible record in the NL Central. The Pirates are at the bottom while the Cubs remain at fourth behind the Reds. The playoff dream is long gone for both teams and they can only hope for a better season next year. The odds to win baseball has a predicted winner as the Cubs open a three-game series against the Pirates.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/28/2021

When: Tuesday, September 28, 6:35 PM ET
Where: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV: ATTP
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/28/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Cubs -1.5 (+134) 9 o (-111) -120
Pittsburgh Pirates +1.5 (-185) 9 u (-122) -111
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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs tried their best but the competition turned out to be way too hard. The Cubs lost their last series to the Cardinals and are now holding a 67-89 record on the season and they can only hope for a better season with new changes next year. On Sunday, the Cubs gave up four and scored just two against the Cardinals. Alec Mills will get the ball in this game as their starter in this game. Mills is holding a 6-7 record on the season with an ERA of 4.83 with 82 Ks and 30 BBs in total.

Players to watch: Ian Happ CF (GP 142, AB 445, R 58, H 100, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 24, RBI 63, TB 192, BB 55, SO 150, SB 6, AVG 0.225, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.431, OPS 0.748, WAR 1.1), Willson Contreras C (GP 123, AB 402, R 59, H 93, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 53, TB 173, BB 51, SO 136, SB 5, AVG 0.231, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.43, OPS 0.767, WAR 4).

Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pirates hold one of the worst records on the season and they have been struggling for the past few years. Pittsburgh will deliver Mitch Keller to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 5-11 record on the season with an ERA of 5.96. Keller has 87 Ks with 45 BBs in total. Pittsburgh Pirates won a total of 58 and dropped 98 games in total. The Pirates have Bryan Reynolds as the leader in batting with home runs and RBIs.

Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 152, AB 540, R 87, H 158, 2B 32, 3B 5, HR 24, RBI 88, TB 272, BB 73, SO 117, SB 5, AVG 0.293, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.504, OPS 0.886, WAR 5.5), Kevin Newman SS (GP 142, AB 498, R 47, H 110, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 36, TB 153, BB 26, SO 39, SB 5, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.26, SLG 0.307, OPS 0.567, WAR 0.3).

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers

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Chicago Cubs

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games.
Chi Cubs are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
Chi Cubs are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Pirates

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games.
Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games against Chi Cubs.
Pittsburgh are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh’s last 11 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks

The Chicago Cubs have the better shot at this game with their overall potential as a team. The Cubs have the top MLB bets in their favor and they will get past the Pirates pitching unit with ease.

Score Prediction: Cubs 7, Pirates 5.