Tuesday's game at Wrigley Field has the Chicago Cubs (78-72) going head to head against the Pittsburgh Pirates (70-80) at 7:40 PM ET on September 19. Our computer prediction projects a 6-3 victory for the Cubs, who are favored by our model.

The probable pitchers are Javier Assad (3-3) for the Cubs and Bailey Falter (2-8) for the Pirates.

Pirates vs. Cubs Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Pirates vs. Cubs Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Cubs 6, Pirates 3.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Cubs

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 2-4.
  • When it comes to the total, Pittsburgh and its foes are 4-6-0 in its previous 10 contests.
  • The Pirates have fallen short of covering the runline in the one of their past 10 games that had a set runline.
  • The Pirates have come away with 50 wins in the 118 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This year, Pittsburgh has won 16 of 32 games when listed as at least +145 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Pirates have a 40.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Averaging 4.2 runs per game (628 total), Pittsburgh is the 25th-highest scoring team in the majors.
  • Pirates pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.48 ERA this year, which ranks 20th in MLB.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 13 Nationals W 7-6 Colin Selby vs Jackson Rutledge
September 14 Nationals W 2-0 Mitch Keller vs Josiah Gray
September 15 Yankees L 7-5 Johan Oviedo vs Gerrit Cole
September 16 Yankees L 6-3 Luis Ortiz vs Luke Weaver
September 17 Yankees W 3-2 Colin Selby vs Carlos Rodón
September 19 @ Cubs - Bailey Falter vs Javier Assad
September 20 @ Cubs - Mitch Keller vs Jameson Taillon
September 21 @ Cubs - Johan Oviedo vs Justin Steele
September 22 @ Reds - Luis Ortiz vs Andrew Abbott
September 23 @ Reds - TBA vs Brandon Williamson
September 24 @ Reds - TBA vs TBA