Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs Matchup 5/19/24

22-26, 3rd NL Central
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PIT 3 @ CHC 2

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26-22, 5th NL Central

PIT 3 @ CHC 2

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On Sunday (at 2:20 PM ET), Christopher Morel's Chicago Cubs (26-21) host Connor Joe's Pittsburgh Pirates (21-26).

Matchup

Game Spread Team Totals Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Game Hitters Rating Pitchers Rating Open Current Open Current Open Current Open Current Line Moves
Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates Pirates Conf Confirmed 0 0 +1.5 (-196) +1.5 (-200) 3.5 3.5 7.5 runs 8 runs +108 +110 line-movement
Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs Cubs Conf Confirmed 0 0 -1.5 (+162) -1.5 (+164) 2.5 3.5 -126 -130

Odds Comparison

Vegas vs. Lineups.com Odds
Vegas Difference Vegas Difference
Moneyline +110 110 -130 130
Totals 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Win Probability 47% 47% 56% 56%
Over/Under
Vegas Difference
Over/Under 8 8
Against the Spread(ATS) History
ATS Home Away
24-22 10-11 14-11
22-21 11-11 11-10
Over/Under History
Over/Under Home Away
11-15-3 6-8-2 5-7-1
11-17-2 6-10-0 5-7-2
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
7 or less 4-1-0 4-1-0 0-0-0 2-4-0 0-1-0 2-3-0
8 or 8.5 7-14-2 2-7-1 5-7-1 7-9-0 5-7-0 2-2-0
9 or 9.5 0-0-1 0-0-1 0-0-0 2-3-2 1-1-0 1-2-2
10 or 10.5 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
11 and over 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 12-14 46.2% 57.7 4.2
After Losses 9-13 40.9% 40.9 3.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 14-8 63.6% 45.5 4.6
After Win 11-14 44% 48 4.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
4.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
5.4 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.1
4.8 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.3
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.0 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4
4.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.9 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.1
5.0 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.5

Pittsburgh Pirates Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/18/24 PIT 0 @ CHC 1 +172 -205 8.5 runs 2.9 runs Bailey Falter (L) .285 .129 5.5 runs Shota Imanaga (L) .472 .179
5/17/24 PIT 9 @ CHC 3 -118 +100 7.5 runs 3.9 runs Paul Skenes (R) .909 .366 3.6 runs Kyle Hendricks (R) .487 .129
5/16/24 PIT 5 @ CHC 4 +104 -132 8 runs 3.8 runs Jared Jones (R) .714 .212 4.3 runs Justin Steele (L) .596 .206
5/15/24 PIT 2 @ MIL 10 +128 -152 8 runs 3.3 runs Martin Perez (L) .574 .235 4.6 runs Robert Gasser (L) .286 .361
5/14/24 PIT 3 @ MIL 4 +134 -158 8.5 runs 3.4 runs Quinn Priester (R) .448 .097 5.0 runs Joe Ross (R) .798 .303
5/13/24 PIT 8 @ MIL 6 +120 -142 8.5 runs 3.7 runs Mitch Keller (R) .022 .333 4.7 runs Colin Rea (R) .807 .325

Chicago Cubs Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
5/18/24 CHC 1 vs PIT 0 -205 +172 8.5 runs 5.5 runs Shota Imanaga (L) .472 .179 2.9 runs Bailey Falter (L) .285 .129
5/17/24 CHC 3 vs PIT 9 +100 -118 7.5 runs 3.6 runs Kyle Hendricks (R) .487 .129 3.9 runs Paul Skenes (R) .909 .366
5/16/24 CHC 4 vs PIT 5 -132 +104 8 runs 4.3 runs Justin Steele (L) .596 .206 3.8 runs Jared Jones (R) .714 .212
5/15/24 CHC 7 @ ATL 1 +154 -184 9 runs 3.4 runs Javier Assad (R) .027 .342 5.5 runs Charlie Morton (R) .621 .235
5/14/24 CHC 0 @ ATL 7 +166 -198 7.5 runs 2.7 runs Jameson Taillon (R) .289 .100 4.8 runs Chris Sale (L) .827 .273
5/13/24 CHC 0 @ ATL 2 +118 -138 7.5 runs 3.2 runs Shota Imanaga (L) .409 .167 4.1 runs Reynaldo Lopez (R) .764 .312

Pirates vs. Cubs Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Cubs Starter: Jameson Taillon
  • Pirates Starter: Mitch Keller
  • Moneyline Favorite: Cubs -122
  • Moneyline Underdog: Pirates +102
  • Over/Under: 7.5 runs

Pirates vs. Cubs Matchup Statistics

  • The Cubs are the 11th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.5 runs per game (210 total).
  • Chicago is 18-4 in games this season when it put up five or more runs.
  • The Pirates have scored 177 runs (3.8 per game) this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
  • Pittsburgh has a 15-1 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • The Cubs have the 11th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.71).
  • The 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by Chicago's pitching staff ranks eighth in the majors.
  • Pirates pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.97 ERA this year, which ranks 14th in MLB.
  • Pittsburgh averages 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, 10th-most in the majors.

Pirates vs. Cubs Previous Meetings

Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
5/18/2024 Cubs -1.5 8.5 -205 +170 1-0 CHC
5/17/2024 Pirates -1.5 7.5 -115 -105 9-3 PIT
5/16/2024 Cubs -1.5 7.5 -140 +110 5-4 PIT
5/12/2024 Cubs -1.5 9 -120 +100 5-4 CHC
5/11/2024 Pirates -1.5 7 -110 -110 10-9 PIT
5/10/2024 Pirates -1.5 7 -130 +110 7-2 CHC
9/21/2023 Cubs -1.5 9 -175 +145 8-6 PIT
9/20/2023 Cubs -1.5 8 -205 +170 13-7 PIT
9/19/2023 Cubs -1.5 9 -162 +136 14-1 CHC
8/27/2023 Cubs -1.5 9 -130 +110 10-1 CHC

Cubs Leaders

  • Christopher Morel is hitting .217 with four doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 20 walks.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Morel's batting average places him 133rd, his on-base percentage ranks 120th, and he is 77th in slugging.
  • Morel heads into this matchup on a two-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .167 with a double, a walk and five RBI.
  • Nico Hoerner is slugging .391 to pace his team.
  • Including all qualified batters, Hoerner's batting average ranks 49th, his on-base percentage ranks 31st, and he is 96th in slugging.
  • Cody Bellinger has racked up 34 hits, a team-high for the Cubs.
  • Mike Tauchman's .375 on-base percentage paces his team.

Pirates Leaders

  • Connor Joe has collected 40 base hits with a .355 OBP, leading the Pirates in both categories.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Joe's .288 batting average ranks 26th, his .355 on-base percentage is No. 35 overall, and he is 31st in the league with a .489 slugging percentage.
  • Bryan Reynolds paces his team with a .411 slugging percentage.
  • The Pirates' Reynolds sits at No. 77 in baseball with a .254 batting average. In addition, he ranks 54th with an on-base percentage of .340, and 78th in slugging percentage at .411.
  • Oneil Cruz has eight doubles, seven home runs and 11 walks while hitting .251.
  • Andrew McCutchen is batting .208 with three doubles, six home runs and 19 walks.

Pirates vs. Cubs Injury Report

  • Cubs: Dansby Swanson: 10-Day Injured List (Knee), Drew Smyly: 15-Day Injured List (Hip), Yency Almonte: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Colten Brewer: 15-Day Injured List (Back), Adbert Alzolay: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Keegan Thompson: 15-Day Injured List (Illness), Daniel Palencia: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Jordan Wicks: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Julian Merryweather: 60-Day Injured List (Ribs), Caleb Kilian: 60-Day Injured List (Teres Major), Nico Hoerner: Day-to-day (Hamstring)
  • Pirates: Ke'Bryan Hayes: 10-Day Injured List (Back), Ryan Borucki: 15-Day Injured List (Tricep), Marco Gonzales: 15-Day Injured List (Forearm), Jason Delay: 60-Day Injured List (Knee), Endy Rodriguez: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Dauri Moreta: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Juan Carlos Oviedo: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow)