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Chicago Sends Kyle Hendricks vs Gerrit Cole in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cubs Game

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Chicago Cubs
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago Cubs and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Kyle Hendricks in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Pittsburgh counters with Gerrit Cole, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-4.1 win for the Cubs on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 12-7 record to the battle against the 11-10 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 10 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Stats Match Up

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago Cubs and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.63 runs per nine innings, against the No. 21 line up of the Pittsburgh Pirates at 3.86 runs per outing.

Chicago owns the No. 6 defense, allowing 4.63 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 4-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates endured a 6-2 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Tuesday, with Jeff Locke throwing 3 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Friday, May 1st
Chicago home to Milwaukee, Friday, May 1st

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