Pirates vs. Cubs Player Props | Oneil Cruz | Friday


By Claudio Fortuna | September 23, 2022 11:40 AM

The Chicago Cubs visit the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, taking the field at 6:35pm ET on Friday September 23rd. The Chicago Cubs are 0.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8 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 Pittsburgh Pirates player Oneil Cruz as the Pirates face the Chicago Cubs in Major League Baseball action.

In the last 5 matchups between the Pirates and Cubs, the Pirates won once and the Cubs won four times. Their most recent matchup on September 22, 2022 ended 3-2 with the Chicago Cubs taking the win.

Oneil Cruz Season Stats

  • Games Played: 77 | Home Runs: 17 | RBI: 51 | Runs: 35 | Batting Average: .215 | OBP: .272 | SLG: .453 | OPS: .725.
  • Cruz’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Chicago Cubs is set at 0.5 which is 0.31 less than than his season average of 0.81.
  • Cruz’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Chicago Cubs is set at 0.5 which is 0.05 more than than his season average of 0.45.
  • Cruz’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Chicago Cubs is set at 0.5 which is 0.16 less than than his season average of 0.66.
  • Cruz’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Chicago Cubs is set at 0.5 which is 0.28 more than than his season average of 0.22.

Oneil Cruz Stats vs. Chicago

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
30 1 10 5 .233 .233 .400 .633

Oneil Cruz Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oneil Cruz 77 17 51 35 .215 .272 .453 .725
Jack Suwinski 94 16 28 37 .189 .268 .382 .650
Bryan Reynolds 134 24 57 65 .263 .342 .457 .799
Calvin Mitchell 60 5 16 17 .220 .277 .344 .621
Jason Delay 49 1 9 16 .221 .279 .279 .558
Ke’Bryan Hayes 127 7 40 52 .243 .314 .348 .662
Michael Chavis 127 14 49 39 .234 .268 .396 .664

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

The Pirates’ 55-95 record in 2022 puts them in 5th place in the NL Central with a 28-36 division record and 14th place in the National League with a 51-79 league record.

The Chicago Cubs are 65-85, sitting in 3rd place in the NL Central with a 31-36 division record and 10th place in the National League with a 59-71 league record.

Chicago Cubs Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 4.18 10
Team Batting Avg .240 18
HR 149 18
RBI 568 23
R 601 23
OBP .311 18
SLG .388 16
OPS .699 17

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