Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/12/2022 – The Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates are all set to clash in an exciting two-game series from the PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Cubs are coming into this game as they remain at the second spot in the NL Central Division play. Chicago is holding the same record as the Cardinals. The Pirates are at the fourth position in the NL Central and they hope to take advantage of their home ground. The Pirates are coming off a big win against the Cardinals. The MLB betting websites have been updated with all the odds and betting picks.
Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 04/12/2022
|When:||Tuesday, April 12, 4:12 PM ET|
|Where:||PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|TV:||Marquee Sports Network|
The Chicago Cubs will look forward to taking out the Pirates after dropping their last game against the Brewers. The Cubs scored four and gave up five to Milwaukee. Chicago is currently holding a 2-1 record on the season. The Cubs will deliver Drew Smyly to the mound as their starter in this game. Smyly gave up 27 home runs in his last season and took out 117 opponent hitters in a span of 126 innings. The Cubs have a nice chance to make up for their previous loss.
Players to watch: Nico 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), Nick 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).
The Pirates will turn towards Zach Thompson as their starting pitcher in this game. Thompson will make his 15th start for the Pirates and the 28-year-old is hoping to have a better season this time. The Pirates smashed nine runs in their last game and gave up only four against the Cardinals. Michael Chavis smashed a grand slam for the Pirates while Diego Castillo contributed three hits and a couple of runs.
Players to watch: Bryan 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), Yoshi 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
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Chi Cubs’ last 20 games.
Chicago is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Chi Cubs are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against Pittsburgh.
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Chicago is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 8 games against Chi Cubs.
Pirates are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games against an opponent in the National League.
Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
This is going to be an interesting NL Division game between two rivals. However, the Cubs hold the key to success in this game with the best online sportsbook odds on their side. Take the Cubs to win and cover the spread with ease.