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Cubs vs Pirates Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 12

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Cubs vs Pirates Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 12

Odds updated as of 11:25 AM

The Chicago Cubs will face the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB action on Sunday.

Here's what you need to know before checking out today's MLB odds and spreads on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Cubs vs Pirates Game Info

  • Chicago Cubs (23-17) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (18-22)
  • Date: Sunday, May 12, 2024
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • Venue: PNC Park -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Coverage: MARQ

Cubs vs Pirates Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: CHC: (-112) | PIT: (-104)
  • Spread: CHC: -1.5 (+152) | PIT: +1.5 (-184)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

Cubs vs Pirates Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks (Cubs) - 0-3, 12.00 ERA vs Bailey Falter (Pirates) - 2-2, 4.34 ERA

The probable pitchers are Kyle Hendricks (0-3) for the Cubs and Bailey Falter (2-2) for the Pirates. Hendricks' team is 1-4-0 against the spread in his starts this season. Hendricks' team lost his only start as a favorite this season. The Pirates have gone 5-2-0 ATS in Falter's seven starts that had a set spread. The Pirates have a 4-1 record in Falter's five starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.

Cubs vs Pirates Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Cubs win (56.6%)

Cubs vs Pirates Moneyline

  • Chicago is the favorite, -112 on the moneyline, while Pittsburgh is a -104 underdog despite being at home.

Cubs vs Pirates Spread

  • The Cubs are favored by 1.5 runs on the road versus the Pirates. The Cubs are +152 to cover the spread, while the Pirates are -184.

Cubs vs Pirates Over/Under

  • The Cubs-Pirates contest on May 12 has been given an over/under of 8.5 runs. The over is set at -105 and the under at -115.

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Cubs vs Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have been victorious in 10, or 62.5%, of the 16 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • Chicago has a record of 9-6 in contests when bookmakers favor them by -112 or more on the moneyline.
  • The Cubs' games have gone over the total in 17 of their 39 opportunities.
  • In 39 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 20-19-0 against the spread.
  • The Pirates have won 11 of the 21 games they were the underdog on the moneyline this season (52.4%).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of -104 or longer, Pittsburgh has gone 9-8 (52.9%).
  • The Pirates have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 38 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 15 of those games (15-22-1).
  • The Pirates have put together an 18-20-0 record against the spread this season (covering 47.4% of the time).

Cubs Player Leaders

  • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago with a slugging percentage of .397, fueled by 14 extra-base hits. He has a .272 batting average and an on-base percentage of .351.
  • Among qualified batters, he is 50th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 45th, and he is 92nd in slugging.
  • Hoerner will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last five games he is batting .200 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
  • Christopher Morel is batting .220 with three doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 18 walks. He's slugging .426 with an on-base percentage of .304.
  • He is 123rd in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage and 76th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
  • Morel takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .222 with a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Mike Tauchman has 31 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .413.
  • Tauchman enters this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with two doubles, five walks and two RBI.
  • Cody Bellinger has seven home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .257 this season.

Pirates Player Leaders

  • Connor Joe has accumulated 33 hits with a .357 on-base percentage, leading the Pirates in both statistics. He's batting .284 and slugging .466.
  • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, he ranks 33rd in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and 46th in slugging percentage.
  • Joe hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with a double, a home run and four RBI.
  • Bryan Reynolds is batting .240 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and 24 walks. He's slugging .390 with an on-base percentage of .343.
  • Including all qualifying players, he is 104th in batting average, 55th in on-base percentage and 101st in slugging percentage.
  • Oneil Cruz has a .437 slugging percentage, which paces the Pirates.
  • Edward Olivares has two doubles, four home runs and seven walks while batting .214.

Cubs vs Pirates Head to Head

  • 5/11/2024: 10-9 PIT (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -116, Underdog Moneyline: -102)
  • 7/26/2022: 4-2 CHC (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -188, Underdog Moneyline: +158)
  • 7/25/2022: 3-2 CHC (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -152, Underdog Moneyline: +128)
  • 6/20/2022: 12-1 PIT (Favorite: Pirates, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -120, Underdog Moneyline: +102)
  • 9/21/2023: 8-6 PIT (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -174, Underdog Moneyline: +146)
  • 9/20/2023: 13-7 PIT (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -184, Underdog Moneyline: +154)
  • 6/13/2023: 11-3 CHC (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -130, Underdog Moneyline: +110)
  • 6/23/2022: 8-7 PIT (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -110, Underdog Moneyline: -106)
  • 6/22/2022: 14-5 CHC (Favorite: Cubs, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -142, Underdog Moneyline: +120)
  • 6/21/2022: 7-1 PIT (Favorite: Pirates, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -152, Underdog Moneyline: +128)

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