Cubs vs Pirates Odds, Probable Pitchers and Prop Bets for Wednesday, July 3

By Leo Abbe-Schneider
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Cubs vs Pirates Game Info
Chicago Cubs (45-41, 16-25 Away) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (41-43, 19-19 Home)
Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Time: 7:05 p.m. EST
Venue: PNC Park – Pittsburgh, PA

Cubs vs Pirates Betting Info & Probable Pitchers 
All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: CHC: (-136) | PIT: (+118) 
Spread: 
CHC: -1.5 (+118) | PIT: +1.5 (-140)
Total:
 9.5 – Over (-106) | Under: (-116)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: 
CHC: 60% | PIT: 40%
Probable Pitcher: 
CHC: Yu Darvish (2-4, 4.98 ERA) | PIT: Chris Archer (3-6, 5.50 ERA)

Cubs vs Pirates Betting Trends 
- The Cubs are 1-4 straight up in their last five games.
- The total has hit the under in five of the Cubs' last six road games against Pittsburgh.
- Pittsburgh is 6-0 straight up in its last six home games. 
- Pittsburgh is 9-3 straight up in its last 12 games.

Cubs vs Pirates Stats
- The Cubs are averaging 5.02 runs per game this season (No. 13 in MLB).
- Pittsburgh is averaging 4.75 runs per game this season (No. 17 in MLB).
- Yu Darvish has a 1-2 record with a 3.12 ERA in three career starts against Pittsburgh.
- Chris Archer has a 2-1 record with a 2.25 ERA in four career starts against the Cubs.

Cubs vs Pirates Prop Bet
All Cubs-Pirates betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- First Five Innings Total Runs: Over 5.5 (-102)  Both Chris Archer and Yu Darvish have had forgettable seasons so far this year. Both pitchers have ERAs well over 4.50, and neither have been particularly sharp lately. Darvish has allowed 23 earned runs in his last seven starts combined, and Archer has allowed 14 earned runs in his last 20 innings pitched.


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