Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 25


By Claudio Fortuna | July 25, 2022 11:38 AM

The Pittsburgh Pirates visit the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, taking the field at 8:05pm ET on Monday July 25th, 8:05pm ET. The Pittsburgh Pirates are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs.

Chicago and Pittsburgh Betting Info

  • Each of the Cubs’ last four night games against National League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Pirates have lost each of their last 13 Monday road games against NL Central opponents.

Pittsburgh Pirates Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .221
Team OBP .289
AVG Runs Scored 3.6
Team ERA 4.65
Team WHIP 1.42
Starters ERA 4.64
Starters WHIP 1.43

Key Players for Pittsburgh

  • David Bednar: 2.96 ERA, 12.02 K/9, 1.09 WHIP
  • Tyler Beede: 3.04 ERA, 6.08 K/9, 1.20 WHIP
  • Bryse Wilson: 6.52 ERA, 6.89 K/9, 1.65 WHIP
  • Kevin Newman: .253 Batting Avg, .308 OBP, .354 SLG, .662 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Calvin Mitchell: .210 Batting Avg, .245 OBP, .320 SLG, .565 OPS, 7 Runs
  • Jason Delay: .333 Batting Avg, .385 OBP, .500 SLG, .885 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Benjamin Gamel: .244 Batting Avg, .335 OBP, .373 SLG, .708 OPS, 26 Runs
  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo: .177 Batting Avg, .260 OBP, .241 SLG, .501 OPS, 11 Runs
  • Oneil Cruz: .208 Batting Avg, .241 OBP, .415 SLG, .656 OPS, 15 Runs
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes: .248 Batting Avg, .322 OBP, .349 SLG, .671 OPS, 40 Runs
  • Jacob Marisnick: .234 Batting Avg, .272 OBP, .390 SLG, .662 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Michael Chavis: .236 Batting Avg, .276 OBP, .409 SLG, .685 OPS, 24 Runs

Chicago Cubs Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .245
Team OBP .320
AVG Runs Scored 4.3
Team ERA 4.48
Team WHIP 1.34
Starters ERA 4.71
Starters WHIP 1.35

Key Players for Chicago

  • David Robertson: 1.83 ERA, 11.44 K/9, 0.99 WHIP
  • Justin Steele: 4.02 ERA, 8.34 K/9, 1.42 WHIP
  • Steven Brault: 0.00 ERA, 6.75 K/9, 0.50 WHIP
  • Rafael Ortega: .232 Batting Avg, .327 OBP, .348 SLG, .675 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Yan Gomes: .220 Batting Avg, .237 OBP, .351 SLG, .588 OPS, 13 Runs
  • Nicholas Hoerner: .300 Batting Avg, .338 OBP, .425 SLG, .763 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Willson Contreras: .258 Batting Avg, .372 OBP, .471 SLG, .843 OPS, 50 Runs
  • David Bote: .256 Batting Avg, .333 OBP, .395 SLG, .728 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Patrick Wisdom: .219 Batting Avg, .315 OBP, .438 SLG, .753 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Alfonso Rivas: .229 Batting Avg, .312 OBP, .313 SLG, .625 OPS, 19 Runs
  • Ian Happ: .279 Batting Avg, .366 OBP, .441 SLG, .807 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Seiya Suzuki: .273 Batting Avg, .354 OBP, .455 SLG, .809 OPS, 25 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Cubs and Pirates, the Cubs won once and the Pirates won four times. Their most recent matchup on June 23, 2022 ended 8-7 with the Pittsburgh Pirates taking the win.

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