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Chad Kuhl Pirates at Home vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The visiting Chicago Cubs hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to pick up a win at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Brett Anderson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on Monday; he's 1-0 on the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates, meanwhile, will counter with Chad Kuhl, who will be looking to improve on his 1-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Pittsburgh sat as 131 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.9 win for the Cubs. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 8-10 record to the battle against the 10-8 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Chicago injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 28 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 8 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 7.78 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.83 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 4.56 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 25th