Cubs vs. Pirates Player Props | Alfonso Rivas | Monday


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. 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 Chicago Cubs player Alfonso Rivas as the Cubs face the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball action.

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.

Alfonso Rivas Season Stats

  • Games Played: 67 | Home Runs: 3 | RBI: 23 | Runs: 19 | Batting Average: .229 | OBP: .312 | SLG: .313 | OPS: .625.
  • Rivas’ Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.07 less than than his season average of 0.57.
  • Rivas’ Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.22 more than than his season average of 0.28.
  • Rivas’ RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.16 more than than his season average of 0.34.
  • Rivas’ Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.46 more than than his season average of 0.04.

Alfonso Rivas Stats vs. Pittsburgh

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
27 2 12 5 .333 .419 .630 1.049

Alfonso Rivas Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Alfonso Rivas 67 3 23 19 .229 .312 .313 .625
Rafael Ortega 82 4 23 24 .232 .327 .348 .675
Willson Contreras 80 14 37 50 .258 .372 .471 .843
Patrick Wisdom 91 17 47 48 .219 .315 .438 .753
Ian Happ 93 9 44 42 .279 .366 .441 .807
Seiya Suzuki 57 7 28 25 .273 .354 .455 .809

The The Pittsburgh Pirates are 1-4 in their last five games, while the Chicago Cubs are heading into this matchup with a record of 1-4 in their last five contests.

The Cubs’ 38-57 record in 2022 puts them in 4th place in the NL Central with a 20-21 division record and 13th place in the National League with a 34-45 league record.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 40-56, sitting in 3rd place in the NL Central with a 18-27 division record and 12th place in the National League with a 38-49 league record.

Pittsburgh Pirates Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 4.65 5
Team Batting Avg .221 29
HR 99 15
RBI 325 28
R 347 28
OBP .289 28
SLG .367 28
OPS .656 28

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