Pittsburgh Pirates VS Chicago Cubs

MLB Baseball 01:35 PM EST

Friday

08/17/2019

MASN

Spread: Chicago Cubs -148

Over/Under: 10

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/17/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/17/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/17/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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Pittsburgh Pirates will remain at home to host Chicago Cubs to continue their series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago Cubs are currently on a four-game losing streak and they are not getting better since their last defeat against Pittsburgh Pirates. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks struggled to make the odds when the Pirates smashed three runs to victory. On the other hand, Chicago was restricted to just two from the plate.

Pittsburgh Pirates did not do well since the second half of the season and they still have a long way to go. However, the Pirates are trying their best to rebound. Starting Pitcher Joe Musgrove played an impressive game for his team as he took out nine opponent hitters in a span of seven plus innings. From the plate, the Pirates received runs from Kevin Newman and they are looking forward to expand their victory in this game.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions 8/17/2019

Chicago Cubs are all set to start with Jon Lester as their pitcher on Saturday. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 4.43 and is 9-8 on the season. The Cubs witnessed Lester go deep for his team in their last game against Cincinnati Reds. Overall, Lester restricted the Reds to three runs and Chicago smashed four to victory.

Pittsburgh Pirates are looking towards Steven Brault as their starter. The 27-year-old player is holding an ERA of 4.33 and is 3-1 on the season. The left-handed pitcher has been trying his best for the team, but he needs to improve with his control. Pittsburgh might struggle with Brault on the mound and the Cubs should be able to take out the Pirates in this game.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates. The MLB pick for this match is OVER 10. Chicago Cubs ae missing out on Willson Contreras due to his hamstring injury. Contreras is not expected to return for the next two or three weeks. The Cubs are holding the 13th position in runs and 7th position in OPS on the season. Whereas, the Pirates are holding the 20th position in runs and 19th position in OPS. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs will win, but the best play here is OVER 7-5.

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MLB Starting Time: 1:35 PM EST

Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date: August 17, 2019

TV: MASN

MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs -148

Total Odds: 10

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