Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Betting Preview And Lines – September 28, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 28, 2021

Oddsmakers declined to choose a favorite for Tuesday’s matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates (58-98) and the Chicago Cubs (67-89), declaring the game a pick ’em. The teams will take to the field at 6:35 PM ET, live on SportsNet PT Pittsburgh’s Mitch Keller and Chicago’s Alec Mills have been named the starters for this contest.

Betting Odds

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Pirates -110 Cubs -110 CHC -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings and SportsData.io as of September 28, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher: Mitch Keller

  • The Pirates will hand the ball to Keller (5-11) for his 22nd start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Sunday, when he threw 2/3 innings while allowing hits to the Phillies.
  • He has started 21 games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in one of them.
  • They have a record of 17-26 this season when striking out at least 10 batters.
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Mitch Keller Player Props

Sportsbooks have installed various player props for Mitch Keller for this matchup. To bet on these props, choose whether you think he will exceed or fall short of the total that’s been set for various stats for this game, and if you’re right, you’ll win 100 dollars on a 110 dollar bet (based on the -110 moneyline).

Prop Line Odds
Record a Win -525
Strikeouts 5.5 Over: +120, Under: -160

Pirates Hitting Leaders

Bryan Reynolds

  • Bryan Reynolds leads the Pirates in home runs (24) and runs batted in (88).
  • Among qualifying batters in MLB play, Reynolds ranks 19th in hits (159), 18th in AVG (.293), eighth in OBP (.373), and 20th in SLG (.505).
Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
Hits 1.5 +160 -215
RBI 0.5 +150 -205

Colin Moran

  • Colin Moran has 12 doubles, nine home runs and 31 walks while hitting .262.
Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
Hits 0.5 -250 +180
RBI 0.5 +165 -220

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