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Chicago Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates with Odds and Betting Pick

Chicago Cubs

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

PNC Park hosts an MLB battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will rely on Vance Worley to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Vance Worley is 1-1 this season, and Jason Hammel is 1-0.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as 103 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-3.4 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

6-8 Pittsburgh battles the Cubs, currently with a 8-5 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 10 and the Chicago Cubs sitting at No. 17.

How Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Match Up

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the No. 11 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 4.54 runs per outing.

Pittsburgh owns the No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 9-8 final on Tuesday in support of Travis Wood at PNC Park.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi Cubs's last 20 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
Pittsburgh is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 23rd

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