Pittsburgh Pirates VS Chicago Cubs

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Thursday

09/01/2020

MARQ, ATPT

Spread: Chicago Cubs -155

Over/Under: 9.5

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Chicago Cubs will be hitting and running against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, September 01, 2020 at 7:05 PM ET. Chicago comes into this contest after splitting the four-game series against Cincinnati. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh will try to get back after losing their last outing versus Milwaukee. The Chicago Cubs, with a 20-14 standing and a team percentage of .588, are in 1st place in the NL Central Division. The Cubs are in 3rd place in the National League. The Pirates are in 15th place behind the Nationals in the National League, with a 10-22 standing and a .313 team percentage and are in 5th place in the NL Central Division.

Chicago won only 4 of their last 10 outings, and split their four-game series against Cincinnati by winning Sunday’s finale (10-1). Kyle Schwarber recorded five RBIs with a pair of home runs, and Jason Heyward added a pair of solo homers in that victory. The Cubs will be sending Jon Lester (2-1, 4.55 ERA, 22 Ks) to the mound to start this contest. In his career playing against the Pirates, Lester is 12-6 with a 3.10 ERA and 115 strikeouts.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions 9/1/2020

Pittsburgh split their last 10 assignments, and lost their last contest versus Milwaukee. Erik Gonzalez scored a two-run home run, Jose Osuna contributed two RBIs and Adam Frazier chipped in an RBI to seal off the Pirates’ scoring in the losing effort. Chad Kuhl (10-1, 2.52 ERA, 20 Ks) will be climbing up the hill to start this game.

The Cubs have starting Pitcher Tyler Chatwood (elbow), Relief Pitchers James Norwood (shoulder) and Brad Wieck (hamstring), 2B Daniel Descalso (ankle), 3B Kris Bryant (finger), and RF Steven Souza (hamstring) will be out of this game. The Pirates have starting Pitchers Joe Musgrove (triceps), Mitch Keller (oblique), Chris Archer (shoulder) and Jameson Taillon (elbow), Relief Pitchers Keone Kela (forearm), Yacksel Rios (shoulder), Clay Holmes and Michael Feliz (forearm) and Nick Burdi (elbow) out of this game. Catcher Luke Maile (finger), 3B Phillip Evans (jaw), RF Kevin Kramer (hip), and DH Colin Moran (concussion) will be out of this match..

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. The MLB Pick for this game is the Chicago Cubs -155. The Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 outings, and 3-9 SU in their last 12 contests when playing on the road against Pittsburgh. The totals went OVER in 10 of Chicago’s last 14 match-ups this season. The Pirates are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games at home, and 9-3 SU in their last 12 outings when playing at home against the Chicago Cubs. The totals went OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 11 assignments against an opponent in the National League. The prediction, pick the Cubs -155 to a score of 7-4.

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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/1/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA

Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2020

TV: MARQ, ATPT

MLB Odds: Chicago Cubs -155

MLB Totals: 9.5

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