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Pirates vs Cubs Odds, Probable Pitchers, Betting Lines & Prediction MLB Opening Day Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Larry Rupp
Pirates vs Cubs odds, probable pitchers, betting lines, spread & prediction for MLB game.
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Pirates vs Cubs Game Info

Pittsburgh Pirates (0-0, 0-0 Away) vs. Chicago Cubs (0-0, 0-0 Home)
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Time: 2:20 p.m. EST
Venue: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Info

All MLB betting lines, odds, and spreads are according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: PIT: (+194) | CHC: (-235)
Spread: PIT: +1.5 (N/A) | CHC: -1.5 (N/A)
Total: (N/A) – Over: (N/A) | Under: (N/A)
Public (Spread) Betting Percentages (via Oddsfire): PIT: (11%) | CHC: (89%)
World Series Odds: PIT: (+15000) | CHC: (+3500)

Pirates vs Cubs Probable Pitchers

Pirates: Chad Kuhl (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

Pirates vs Cubs Expert Prediction & Pick

All MLB predictions & expert picks are according to CBS Sports.
Winner: N/A
Over/Under: N/A

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Trends

- Pittsburgh is 4-1 straight up in its last five games against the Cubs.
- The total has hit the under in each of Pittsburgh's last five games against a National League opponent.
- The Cubs 10-0 straight up in their last 10 home games against Pittsburgh.
- The total has hit the under in five of the Cubs' last six home games.

Pirates vs Cubs Stats

- Pittsburgh averaged 3.65 runs per game last season (No. 30 in MLB).
- Pittsburgh surrendered 4.97 runs per game last season (T-No. 19 in MLB).
- The Cubs averaged 4.29 runs per game last season (T-No. 20 in MLB).
- The Cubs surrendered 3.98 runs per game last season (No. 5 in MLB).

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