Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates

CUBS VS PIRATES

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Today’s matchup is between the Chicago Cubs (26-22) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (18-30). The Cubs have won 4 of their last 5 games & the Pirates have won 0 of their last 5 games.

The Cubs are starting Kyle Hendricks (RHP), on the mound who is 4-4 on the season pitching a 4.74 ERA, 5.18 FIP, .372 wOBA, K% of 18.8%, BB% of 4.9%, 87.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.50 WHIP in 49.1 innings pitched.

The Pirates are starting Tyler Anderson (LHP), who is 3-4 on the season with a 4.73 ERA, 4.10 FIP, .315 wOBA, K% of 23.8%, BB% of 7.5%, 89.6 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.23 WHIP in 56 innings pitched.

The Cubs are the 3rd in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Pirates are 12th.

On the hitting side, the Cubs have a .318 wOBA and a .323 OBP. The Pirates have a .285 wOBA and a .300 OBP. The Cubs have 58 HRs this season while the Pirates have 30 HRs.

The Pirates have been on a slump recently and are looking for a win in this spot. The Pirates have the slightly better starting pitcher while the Cubs are the better hitting & relieving team. 

  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games.
  • Colorado are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
  • Colorado are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against NY Mets.
  • Colorado are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets.
  • Colorado are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games this season.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games against an opponent in the National League.

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