Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Chicago Cubs: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – May 16, 2022

Written By Staff on May 16, 2022

The Pittsburgh Pirates (15-19) will visit the Chicago Cubs (13-20), Monday at 7:40 PM ET, in a battle of NL Central rivals. The Cubs will hand the ball to Kyle Hendricks (2-3), and the Pirates will counter with Bryse Wilson (0-2). The Cubs (-155) are moneyline favorites at home over the Pirates (+135).

Pirates at Cubs Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Runs
Cubs -155 +135 8.5

Pirates at Cubs Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Kyle Hendricks (RHP) Bryse Wilson (RHP)
8 GS 5
2-3 W-L 0-2
4.03 ERA 5.82
5.2 IP/Start 3.2
1.254 WHIP 1.523
6.4 K/9 8.3

Pirates Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Ben Gamel .316 12 2 5 .907
Daniel Vogelbach .179 5 2 2 .771
Ke’Bryan Hayes .294 10 0 3 .767
Jack Suwinski .172 5 2 4 .742
Bryan Reynolds .188 6 2 2 .704

Pirates Record Splits

 

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
9-10 6-9 8-10 7-9 8-16 7-3

Pirates vs Cubs Recent Results

Cubs Pirates
4 – 6 Record 5 – 5
3.3 Runs Per Game 3
4.2 Runs Allowed Per Game 4.9
6-4-0 Record ATS 4-6-0
8.08 K/9 8.28

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Pirates Betting Tips

  • The Pirates are 2-2 in Wilson’s four starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh was the moneyline underdog for five of its last 10 games, and finished 3-2 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings, the Pirates and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total five times.
  • The Pirates have an 11-15 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 42.3% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +135 or longer, Pittsburgh has gone 6-12 (33.3%).
  • The Pirates have a 42.6% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Cubs Betting Tips

  • Hendricks’ team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • The Cubs are named as favorites for the first time in a while, they have been favored to lose in their last 10 games.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Cubs and their foes are in their last 10 contests.
  • The Cubs have come away with two wins in the six contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • This season, Chicago has come away with a win one time in three chances when named as a favorite of at least -155 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 60.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
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