Pirates vs Cubs Odds, Probable Pitchers and Prop Bets for Saturday, July 13

By Leo Abbe-Schneider
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Pirates vs Cubs Game Info
Pittsburgh Pirates (44-46, 22-25 Away) vs. Chicago Cubs (48-43, 30-16 Home)
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 2:20 p.m. EST
Venue: Wrigley Field – Chicago, IL

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Info & Probable Pitchers 
All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: PIT: (+164) | CHC: (-190) 
PIT: +1.5 (-120) | CHC -1.5 (+102)
 9.5 – Over (-118) | Under: (-104)
Public (Moneyline) Betting Percentages: 
PIT: 23% | CHC: 73%
Probable Pitcher: 
PIT: Jordan Lyles (5-5, 4.36 ERA) | CHC: Jon Lester (8-6, 3.72 ERA)

Pirates vs Cubs Betting Trends 
- The total has hit the over in five of Pittsburgh's last six games.
- Pittsburgh is 12-6 straight up in its last 18 games. 
- The Cubs are 2-4 straight up in their last six games against NL opponents.
- The total has hit the under in four of the Cubs' last six games.

Pirates vs Cubs Stats
- Pittsburgh is averaging 4.83 runs per game this season (No. 16 in MLB).
- The Cubs are averaging 5.04 runs per game this season (No. 12 in MLB).
- Jordan Lyles has a 3-3 record with a 4.53 ERA in 14 career appearances (8 starts) against the Cubs.
- Jon Lester has a 9-6 record with a 3.12 ERA in 19 career starts against Pittsburgh.

Pirates vs Cubs Prop Bet
All Pirates-Cubs betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
- Jon Lester – Strikeouts: Over 4.5 (-138) – Jon Lester has always been solid when it comes to striking out opposing hitters, averaging 0.93 strikeouts per inning over the course of his career. He also was just starting to hit his stride prior to the All-Star break, with five or more strikeouts in seven of his last nine starts. Look for Lester to stay hot and go over the total here.

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