Cody Bellinger's Chicago Cubs (78-72) and Bryan Reynolds' Pittsburgh Pirates (70-80) will match up in the series opener on Tuesday, September 19 at Wrigley Field. The matchup will begin at 7:40 PM ET.

The Cubs are listed as -175 moneyline favorites for this matchup with the Pirates (+145). A 9-run total has been set in the contest.

Pirates vs. Cubs Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wrigley Field
  • Probable Pitchers: Javier Assad - CHC (3-3, 3.10 ERA) vs Bailey Falter - PIT (2-8, 4.40 ERA)

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Pirates vs. Cubs Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup listed at different sportsbooks.

Cubs Moneyline Pirates Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -175 +145 - 9 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Pirates vs. Cubs Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Cubs have won 47, or 56%, of the 84 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -175 or shorter, the Cubs have gone 7-8 (46.7%).
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 63.6% chance of a victory for Chicago.
  • The Cubs played as the moneyline favorite in nine of their last 10 games, and went 2-7 in those matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings -- all had a set run total -- Chicago and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total two times.
  • The Pirates have come away with 50 wins in the 118 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • The Pirates have a win-loss record of 16-16 when favored by +145 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Pirates have played as underdogs in six of their past 10 games and won two of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 4-6-0 in the last 10 games with a total.

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Pirates Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank NL Central Rank
Win World Series +100000 17th 4th
Win NL Central +100000 - 5th

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