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|Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs|
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs meet at Wrigley Field.
Righthander Charlie Morton will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Morton is 1-1 this season with a 2.50 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Edwin Jackson who starts for the Cubs. Righthander Jackson is 4-10 with a 5.75 ERA so far this season.Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Cubs on July 5. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 53-32 SU
Chicago: 36-48 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, July 7