Pirates vs Cubs Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets

Max Staley
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Pirates vs Cubs Game Info

Pittsburgh Pirates (5-3, 1-1 Away) vs. Chicago Cubs (2-7, 0-0 Home)

Date: Monday, April 8, 2019

Time: 2:20 p.m. EST

Venue: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Info & Starting Pitchers

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Moneyline: PIT: (+108) | CHC: (-124)

Spread: PIT: +1.5 (-185) | CHC: -1.5 (+157)

Total: 8.5 – Over: (-105) I Under: (-115)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: PIT: 26% I CHC: 74%

Starting Pitcher: PIT: Jameson Taillon (0-1, 3.46 ERA) | CHI: Jon Lester (1-0, 3.00 ERA)

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Trends & Stats

- Pittsburgh is 4-1 straight up in its last five games.

- The total has gone over in four of Pittsburgh's last six games.

- Pittsburgh is 8-3 against the spread (ATS) in its last 11 games, dating back to last season.

- The Cubs are 1-7 both straight up and ATS in their first eight games this season.

- The total has gone over in four of the Cubs' last five games.

Pirates vs Cubs Prop Bet

All Pirates-Cubs betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Javier Baez to Hit a Home Run (+370) – Baez is really in a groove right now, as he has four home runs through nine games this season. Additionally, Baez hit five home runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, which is tied for the most he hit against any NL team in 2018. The 26-year-old has also dominated Pittsburgh Pirates' starter Jameson Tallion, as Baez is hitting .579 with two home runs in 19 career at-bats against him.


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