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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Chicago Cubs will be bashing balls against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Thursday, September 03, 2020 at 1:35 PM ET. Chicago comes into this contest after winning their last outing over the Pirates, 8-2. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh will try to get back after their second defeat to the Cubs, Wednesday’s game. The Cubs are in 1st place in the NL Central Division with a 22-14 standing and a .611 team percentage and are in 2nd place in the National League. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in 15th place in the National League with a 10-24 standing and a .294 team percentage and are in 5th place behind the Reds in the NL Central Division.

Chicago lost only four of their last 10 assignments, and won the last two outings against Pittsburgh. SS Javier Bae exploded with a three-run blast in the 4th inning to boost the Cubs to an 8-2 win on the road over the Pirates. SP Kyle Hendricks (4-4) surrendered only one run in six innings for the victory. Right-handed Alec Mills (3-2, 5.23 ERA) will be climbing up the hill to start this game. Mills allowed four runs in just 3.0 innings of play during a 5-6 loss to the Reds.

Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions 9/3/2020

Pittsburgh won only 3 of their last 10 contests, and lost the last two match-ups versus Chicago. SP Joe Musgrove (0-4) has given up three runs in just 3.0 frames of play. Colin Moran and Anthony Alford each added a long distance hit in that losing effort. Right-handed JT Brubaker (0-0, 4.50 ERA) will take on the mound for his fifth start in his major league career. The 26-year old Brubaker allowed 10 batters to walk and surrendered 18 hits in 20 innings of play.

The Cubs reported 5 key players injured in their line-up. Starting Pitcher Tyler Chatwood (forearm), Relief Pitchers Andrew Chafin (finger), James Norwood (shoulder) and Brad Wieck (hamstring), with Second Baseman Daniel Descalso (ankle) will not be running in the field today. The Pirates posted 12 key players who will not play in this match-up. 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 (forearm), Michael Feliz (forearm) and Nick Burdi (elbow) will not be on the mound in this game. Catcher Luke Maile (finger), Third Baseman Phillip Evans (jaw), and Right Fielder Kevin Kramer (hip) will be sitting on the bench for Pittsburgh.

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. The MLB Pick for this game is Pittsburgh +136. The Cubs are 16-7 SU in their last 23 contests as a favourite. The OVER is 5-1 in Chicago’s last 6 outings overall. The Pirates are 5-1 SU in their last 6 match-ups on a Thursday. The UNDER is 9-1-1 in Pittsburgh’s last 11 contests during game 3 of a series. The Chicago Cubs are 4-9 in their last assignment in Pittsburgh. The prediction, the Pirates will win +136 in an upset to a score of 5-4.

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Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates 9/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 1:35 PM ET

Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PA

Date: Thursday, September 03, 2020


MLB Odds: Pittsburgh Pirates +136

MLB Totals: 10.5

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