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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Chicago Cubs
Saturday, June 21, 2014 7:15 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Chicago on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball betting action at Wrigley Field.

Travis Wood gets the call for the Chicago Cubs and he will try to build on a 7-5 mark. In the other dugout, Vance Worley brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Cubs bats.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4-3.8 win for the Cubs on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-3.8 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

31-40 Chicago battles the Pirates, currently with a 35-38 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 5-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 22-ranked scoring average of 3.89 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 18 and scoring 4.07 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.04 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (9.01 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 22 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +112 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Cubs, who beat them 6-3 on Friday behind a start from Edwin Jackson at Wrigley Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Chicago, Sunday, June 22nd

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