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(75-61) Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (65-72)
Date: Monday, September 4, 2017
Time: 4:05 PM ET
Venue: PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Projected Pitchers: Jake Arrieta vs. Chad Kuhl
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs -175 Pirates +165
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Cubs -1.5 -115 Pirates +1.5 -105
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 8.5 -107 un 8.5 -103
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Despite getting beat down yesterday by the Braves, 5-1. With an unproven pitcher on the mound for the Braves, the Cubs are still 3.5 games ahead of the Brewers in the NL Central.
The Cubs are 7-3 over their last 10 games and most recently won their three game set against the Braves over the weekend.
Jake Arietta (14-8, 3.36 ERA) will make his fifth start of the season against the Pirates. Arietta is 1-2 with a 3.27 ERA against them this season.
The Pirates bats are hitting .207 against him, including four home runs. He is 0-1 with a 3.86 ERA at PNC Park this year.
The Pirates are looking to get back in the hunt for the NL wildcard, but time is running out. Pittsburgh won their most recent game against the Reds, 3-1 including winning the three game set, 2-1.
Pittsburgh is 7.5 games back of the Rockies for the final NL wildcard spot.
Chad Kuhl (6-10, 4.54 ERA) will make his third start of the year and second consecutive start against the Pirates. Kuhl is 0-2 with a 11.70 ERA in three starts against the Pirates this season.
Kuhl lost his last start against the Cubs, 4-1. He is 3-3 with a 3.62 ERA over his last six starts.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Under is 8-1-2 in CHC last 11 Mon. games.
- CHC are 17-7 in their last 24 road games.
- CHC are 37-16 in their last 53 Mon. games.
- Under is 7-2-1 in PIT last 10 Mon. games.
- Under is 6-2 in PIT last 8 overall.
- Under is 6-2 in PIT last 8 on grass.
- Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
Free Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Prediction:
The Chad Kuhl will be facing a hot Cubs team in consecutive starts. Jake Arietta will be doing the same. It’s tough to face a team in back to back starts like both pitchers are doing today.
Take the Cubs on the road for the win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
There is a possibility one or both pitchers could be sent to the showers early in this one. Take the over for today’s Cubs Pirates game.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Chicago 7 – Pittsburgh 4
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