Pittsburgh Pirates Vs Chicago Cubs: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – May 17, 2022

Written By Staff on May 17, 2022

The Chicago Cubs (14-20) and Pittsburgh Pirates (15-20) will clash on Tuesday at Wrigley Field, starting at 7:40 PM ET. The Cubs will hand the ball to Keegan Thompson (2-0), and the Pirates will counter with JT Brubaker (0-3). With the Pirates (+120) visiting, the Cubs (-140) are a solid favorite on the moneyline.

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

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Runs
Cubs -140 +120 7

Pirates at Cubs Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Keegan Thompson (RHP) JT Brubaker (RHP)
1 GS 7
2-0 W-L 0-3
1.67 ERA 5.34
4.0 IP/Start 4.1
1.074 WHIP 1.385
7.3 K/9 9.8

Pirates Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Daniel Vogelbach .185 5 2 2 .797
Ben Gamel .243 9 2 4 .750
Ke’Bryan Hayes .273 9 0 2 .732
Jack Suwinski .161 5 2 4 .697
Bryan Reynolds .182 6 2 2 .664

Pirates Record Splits

 

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
9-10 6-10 8-10 7-10 8-16 7-4

Pirates vs Cubs Recent Results

Cubs Pirates
5 – 5 Record 5 – 5
3.9 Runs Per Game 2.8
3.8 Runs Allowed Per Game 4.9
6-4-0 Record ATS 4-6-0
8.18 K/9 7.67

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Pirates Betting Tips

  • The Pirates are 2-2 in Brubaker’s four starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh went 3-3 across the six games it was moneyline underdogs in its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 matchups, the Pirates and their opponents combined to go over the total four times.
  • The Pirates have won 40.7% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (11-16).
  • Pittsburgh is 7-14 (winning only 33.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +120 or longer.
  • The Pirates have an implied moneyline win probability of 45.5% in this matchup.

Cubs Betting Tips

  • This will be Thompson’s first start this season with his team as the moneyline favorite.
  • Over the past 10 games, Chicago has been favored just one time and came away with a win in that contest.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Cubs and their foes are in their previous 10 contests.
  • The Cubs have been favorites in seven games this season and have come away with the win three times (42.9%) in those contests.
  • Chicago has a win-loss record of 2-3 when favored by -140 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 58.3% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
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