Cubs vs Pirates Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 26

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The Chicago Cubs (39-57) will host the Pittsburgh Pirates (39-57), Tuesday at 2:20 PM ET, with the Cubs on a five-game winning streak. The scheduled starters are Keegan Thompson (7-4) for the Cubs, and Bryse Wilson (1-5) for the Pirates.

The Cubs are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-188) at home over the Pirates (+159). The game has an over/under of 8.5 runs.

Cubs vs. Pirates Odds

Run Line

Chicago Cubs (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cubs (-188)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cubs vs. Pirates

  • Game Day: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Nick Madrigal 10 Day Injury List Groin
Andrelton Simmons 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Pirates Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jake Marisnick 10 Day Injury List Foot
Chase De Jong 15 Day Injury List Knee
Max Kranick 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Nick Mears 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Canaan Smith 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Blake Cederlind 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Roberto Pérez 60 Day Injury List Hamstring

Last Time Out: Cubs and Pirates

These clubs meet again after the Cubs took down the Pirates 3-2 yesterday. Mychal Givens earned the win for the Cubs (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 K), and Rafael Ortega led the way offensively (2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI). Yerry De Los Santos (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) was credited with the loss for the Pirates.

Betting Trends

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Cubs have won 11 out of the 27 games, or 40.7%, in which they’ve been favored. Chicago has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -188 moneyline set for this game. The implied probability of a win from the Cubs, based on the moneyline, is 65.3%. Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 42 of their 96 chances. The Cubs have an ATS record of 49-47-0 in 96 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 94 .282 (38) .367 (22) .445 (58) 2.3% (102) 21.4% (92) 10.9% (40)
Willson Contreras 81 .258 (69) .374 (17) .473 (35) 4.0% (45) 21.5% (94) 10.5% (46)
Nico Hoerner 81 .303 (16) .343 (53) .431 (68) 1.9% (119) 10.4% (6) 4.2% (151)
Patrick Wisdom 92 .220 (136) .317 (98) .440 (64) 4.5% (31) 34.4% (155) 11.2% (34)
Christopher Morel 59 .281 (-) .354 (-) .491 (-) 3.5% (-) 29.6% (-) 9.7% (-)

Pirates Betting Records and Team Stats

The Pirates have won in 31, or 38.3%, of the 81 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Pittsburgh has a mark of 11-16 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +159 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Pirates have a 38.6% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Pittsburgh and their opponents have gone over in 39 of their 97 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Pirates have posted a record of 51-46-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bryan Reynolds 84 .257 (72) .339 (55) .459 (47) 4.3% (36) 23.0% (102) 10.1% (54)
Ke’Bryan Hayes 89 .251 (84) .324 (86) .351 (137) 1.1% (143) 21.0% (85) 9.3% (66)
Michael Chavis 84 .236 (-) .275 (-) .407 (-) 3.6% (-) 27.9% (-) 4.7% (-)
Ben Gamel 63 .245 (-) .338 (-) .378 (-) 1.8% (-) 26.2% (-) 12.0% (-)
Diego Castillo 82 .204 (-) .243 (-) .374 (-) 4.0% (-) 27.1% (-) 4.4% (-)

Cubs vs. Pirates Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Cubs will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-188). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (8.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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