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Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds & Info

Game Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 7:40 PM (EDT)
Location
Wrigley Field Chicago, IL, USA
Latest odds
CHC -135 ; O/U 7
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The Pittsburgh Pirates remain at Wrigley Field on Tuesday to take on the Chicago Cubs. The Pirates are 3rd in the NL Central with a 15-19 record. Pittsburgh beat the Reds on Sunday 1-0. The Pirates entered this series riding a two game win streak. Pittsburgh is 8-14 on the road. 

JT Brubaker will make his 8th start on the hill for the Pirates. Brubaker is 0-3 with 30.1 innings pitched. Brubaker has 33 strikeouts, 16 walks, and carries a 5.34 ERA. The Pirates beat the Cubs back in April in their last meeting 4-3. 

The Chicago Cubs also entered this series riding a two game win streak. The Cubs are 4th in the NL Central with a 13-20 record. Chicago has won four of their last ten games and carry a 4-11 home field record. 

The Chicago Cubs are averaging 3.9 runs per game which ranks 20th in the MLB. The Cubs are led by Patrick Wisdom who has 6 home runs on the season. Chicago carries a 5-7 divisional game record.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Pirates are 6-9 on the road.
  • The Pirates are 14-17-3 O/U.
  • The Cubs are 14-16-3 O/U.
  • The Cubs are 4-11 at home.

Free MLB Pick:

Pittsburgh Pirates +125

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered this series playing good baseball. Pittsburgh carries a losing road record but the Cubs have struggled to win consistently this season. Back the road team on Tuesday. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Pirates win 5-3.

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