Tuesday's contest features the Chicago Cubs (78-72) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (70-80) squaring off at Wrigley Field (on September 19) at 7:40 PM ET. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 6-3 win for the Cubs.

The Cubs will look to Javier Assad (3-3) versus the Pirates and Bailey Falter (2-8).

Cubs vs. Pirates 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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Cubs vs. Pirates Score Prediction

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

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Pirates

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Cubs Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Cubs have a record of 2-7.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Chicago and its opponents have failed to hit the over eight times.
  • Oddsmakers have not set a spread for any of the Cubs' last 10 games.
  • The Cubs have entered the game as favorites 84 times this season and won 47, or 56%, of those games.
  • Chicago is 7-8 this season when entering a game favored by -175 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 63.6% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Chicago is among the highest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking seventh with 749 total runs this season.
  • The Cubs' 4.13 team ERA ranks 14th across all league pitching staffs.

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 12 @ Rockies L 6-4 Javier Assad vs Chris Flexen
September 13 @ Rockies L 7-3 Jameson Taillon vs Ty Blach
September 15 @ Diamondbacks L 6-4 Justin Steele vs Brandon Pfaadt
September 16 @ Diamondbacks L 7-6 Kyle Hendricks vs Zach Davies
September 17 @ Diamondbacks L 6-2 Jordan Wicks vs Ryne Nelson
September 19 Pirates - Javier Assad vs Bailey Falter
September 20 Pirates - Jameson Taillon vs Mitch Keller
September 21 Pirates - Justin Steele vs Johan Oviedo
September 22 Rockies - Kyle Hendricks vs Noah Davis
September 23 Rockies - Jordan Wicks vs Chris Flexen
September 24 Rockies - Javier Assad vs Chris Flexen