HomebaseballPittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Predictions & Odds – Jun 22, 2022

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Predictions & Odds – Jun 22, 2022

As we move through the second third of the season, the Pittsburgh Pirates (28W-39L) will once again face off against the Chicago Cubs (25W-43L) on Wednesday, June 22 at PNC Park at 7:05 pm ET.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs Odds

Pittsburgh Pirates -122 | Chicago Cubs +104 (BET NOW)

Over/Under 9 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 are carrying an ERA of 4.36 and a .978 fielding percentage. They are currently ranked number three in the National League Central after they defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-1 in their most recent game on Tuesday. Will they be able to pick up a hard-fought win in this midseason clash?

Regarding inactive players for this matchup, the Pittsburgh Pirates are 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 .243 and in terms of pitching, the team has an ERA of 5.2. With regard to fielding, the team has a percentage of .986. They were beaten by the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 the last time they met on Tuesday, and are currently number four in the National League Central. Will the Cubs get the win when they go head-to-head once more against the Pirates?

The Chicago Cubs are missing 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 (-122)

Over/Under Pick: Under 9 total points (-105)

Runline Pick: Pittsburgh Pirates -1.5 runs (+146)

(*Predictions based on our proprietary predictive algorithm software)

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