HomebaseballPittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Predictions & Odds – Jun 21, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Predictions & Odds – Jun 21, 2022

As we continue through the middle third of the regular season schedule, the Chicago Cubs (25W-42L) will once again visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (27W-39L) at PNC Park on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:05 pm ET.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Odds

Pittsburgh Pirates -162 | Chicago Cubs +136 (BET NOW)

Over/Under 8.5 total points (BET NOW)

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Pittsburgh Pirates

So far this season, the Pirates currently hold a team batting average of .220. Defensively, they possess an ERA of 4.42 and a .978 fielding percentage. They are currently ranked number three in the National League Central after they defeated the Chicago Cubs 12-1 in their most recent game on Monday. Will they be able to pick up a hard-fought win in this midseason clash?

Regarding inactive players for this matchup, the Pittsburgh Pirates will play without Tucupita Marcano (COVID-19), Nicolaus Mears (Elbow), Josh VanMeter (Finger), Zachary Thompson (Forearm), Canaan Smith-Njigba (Wrist), Duane Underwood Jr. (COVID-19), Kevin Newman (Groin), Jacob Marisnick (Thumb), Benjamin Gamel (Hamstring), Roberto Pérez (Hamstring), Dillon Peters (Back), Blake Cederlind (Elbow), Yoshitomo Tsutsugo (Back) and Greg Allen (Hamstring).

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Chicago Cubs

The overall regular season batting average for the Cubs is .244 and in terms of pitching, the team has an ERA of 5.17. With regard to fielding, the team has a percentage of .986. They were beaten by the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-1 the last time they met on Monday, and are currently number four in the National League Central. Will the Cubs come out on top when all is said and done when they go at it again against the Pirates?

The Chicago Cubs are without Nicklaus Madrigal (Groin), Todd Smyly (Oblique), Wade Miley (Shoulder), Frank J. Schwindel (Back), Manuel Rodríguez (Elbow), David Bote (Shoulder), Bradley Wieck (Elbow), Codi Heuer (Elbow), Michael Hermosillo (COVID), Seiya Suzuki (Finger), Adbert Alzolay (Shoulder), Marcus Stroman (Shoulder) and Ethan Roberts (Shoulder).

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Predictions

Moneyline Pick: Pittsburgh Pirates (-162)

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 total points (102)

Runline Pick: Pittsburgh Pirates -1.5 runs (+134)

(*Predictions based on our proprietary predictive algorithm software)

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