At Wrigley Field on Thursday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (5-7) meet the Chicago Cubs (6-6) and fellow NL Central members at 7:40 PM ET. On the mound for the Cubs will be Mark Leiter Jr. (0-1), opposed by the Pirates’ Bryse Wilson. At home, the Cubs are favored to win on the moneyline (-160) over the Pirates (+140).
Cubs vs Pirates Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs
Cubs vs Pirates Probable Starting Pitchers
Mark Leiter Jr. (RHP)
Bryse Wilson (RHP)
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Cubs Betting Tips
This showing will be Leiter Jr.’s first start this season with his team as the moneyline favorite.
The Cubs have split the two contests they’ve played as odds-on favorites this season.
Oddsmakers have given Chicago the best odds of winning they have seen this season, with a -160 moneyline listed for this contest.
The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 61.5%, according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
Pirates Betting Tips
The Pirates were the underdog on the moneyline for one Wilson start this season — they won.
The Pirates have been the moneyline underdog nine total times this season. They’ve gone 3-6 in those games.
Pittsburgh is 1-4 (winning just 20% of its games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +140 or longer.
The Pirates have an implied moneyline win probability of 41.7% in this game.