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Chicago Sends Travis Wood vs Jeff Locke in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cubs Game

Pittsburgh Pirates


Chicago Cubs
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

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

The match puts starter Jeff Locke for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing Travis Wood for the Chicago Cubs. Locke brings a 2-0 mark to the game, while Wood is 1-1 to date on the season.

Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-4.1 win for the Cubs on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-4.1 result in favor of the Cubs today. 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 11-7 record to the battle against the 11-9 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 7 and the Pittsburgh Pirates sitting at No. 10.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 10 ranked offense (4.56 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.2 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.5 hits per game, more than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (7.4 hits on average).

Pittsburgh brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jason Hammel shut down the Pirates in their last game, striking out 7 in a 4-0 shutout over Pittsburgh in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Chi Cubs is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

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