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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/13/2022 Baseball Odds, Analysis and Forecast

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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04-13-2022 Baseball Odds Analysis and Forecast

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/13/2022 – On Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago Cubs will meet the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Chicago Cubs are placed second in the NL Central after three wins so far, just one position below the ruling Cardinals. The Pittsburgh Pirates are three ranks below, in the fifth position having scored only one win this season. The Pirates have scored a combined 12 runs and will be trying to add more in their bag. However, the latest MLB series odds are predicting a win for the Chicago Cubs in this game.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/13/2022

When:Wednesday, April 13, 12:35 PM ET
Where:PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV:Marquee Sports Network
Stream:MLB.TV

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/13/2022

TeamRLTOTALML
Chicago Cubs-1.5 (+112)8.5 o (-122)-147
Pittsburgh Pirates+1.5 (-154)8.5 u (-111)+110
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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs will enter this game after dominating the Padres in their latest outing. In Tuesday’s game against the Padres, Chicago won smoothly with a score of 2-1. Seiya Suzuki was the star for the Cubs as he scored two homers. Ian Hopp also contributed with two hits while Nico Hoerner and Frank Schwindel scored base hits each. In the game against the Pirates, the Chicago Cubs are expected to send in Kyle Hendricks who has a 1.69 ERA this season. The thirty-two-year-old has had a stunning start, allowing only one run against Milwaukee.

Players to watch: N. Hoerner SS (GP 3, AB 11, R 1, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 2, TB 5, BB 0, SO 2, SB 1, AVG 0.182, OBP 0.182, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.636, WAR 0), N. Madrigal 2B (GP 3, AB 11, R 1, H 1, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 1, BB 1, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.091, OBP 0.231, SLG 0.091, OPS 0.322, WAR 0).

Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates are coming into this game after losing in Tuesday’s outing. The offense of the Pirates was pathetic with Bryan Reynolds scoring only one homer. Jake Marisnick and Roberto Perez each scored a double but it was not enough to put the Pirates on the winning side. Diego Castillo and Ke’Bryan also contributed with base hits. Against the Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to toss the ball to Zach Thompson who has a 1.21 WHIP across 75 innings in the last season.

Players to watch: B. Reynolds LF (GP 3, AB 14, R 1, H 3, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 3, BB 0, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.214, SLG 0.214, OPS 0.429, WAR 0), Y. Tsutsugo 1B (GP 3, AB 12, R 0, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 4, BB 0, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.308, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.641, WAR 0).

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers

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Chicago Cubs

The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi Cubs’ last 20 games.
Chicago is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Chi Cubs are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games against Pittsburgh.
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Chicago is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games against Chi Cubs.
Pittsburgh are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Pittsburgh are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Pittsburgh’s last 20 games against an opponent in the National League Central Division division.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks

The Pittsburgh Pirates are pretty dismal so far and have a very weak offense when compared to the opponents. The Chicago Cubs are expected to win this game quite easily as predicted by MLB odds 2022.

Score Prediction: Cubs 4, Pirates 2.