Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates

CHICAGO CUBS VS PITTSBURGH PIRATES

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Today’s matchup is between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs are starting Jon Lester (LHP) on the mound who is 2-1 on the season pitching a 4.55 ERA, 5.28 FIP, .320 wOBA, 88.9 MPH average exit velocity & a 1.20 WHIP in 31.2 innings pitched.

The Pirates are starting Chad Kuhl (RHP), who is 1-1 with a 2.52 ERA, 5.45 FIP, .334 wOBA, 88.6 MPH average exit velocity & a 1.08 WHIP in 25 innings pitched.

On the hitting side the Cubs have a .326 wOBA & a .330 OBP. The Pirates have a .335 wOBA & a .277 OBP. The Cubs have 51 HRs this season while the Pirates have 29 HRs.

The Cubs are Pirates starting pitching is pretty even though Kuhl's ERA is low his FIP indicates there will be some regression and with the hitting of the Cubs I'm siding with them to overpower the Pirates hitting and get the win.

Chicago Cubs:
Record: 20-14

Last 10 Games: 4-6

Streak: W1

Pittsburgh Pirates:
Record: 10-22

Last 10 Games: 5-5

Streak: L1

  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games.
  • Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Chi Cubs are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against Pittsburgh.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games against Chi Cubs.
  • Pittsburgh are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games at home.

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