Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Lines

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The Cubs will play the Pirates on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 at 6:35 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Cubs - J. Steele - L
  • Pirates - M. Yajure - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
-104 Sb3gen1 -106 Sb3gen1
-107 Sb3gen2 -110 Sb3gen3
-110 Sb3gen3 -113 Sb3gen2
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Chicago Cubs has a minus value. Lay $106 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates has a negative value. Risk $104 at Sb3gen1 to win $100.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8.5o -115 Sb3gen2 8.5u -103 Sb3gen1
8.5o -115 Sb3gen3 8.5u -105 Sb3gen2
8.5o -117 Sb3gen1 8.5u -105 Sb3gen3
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen2 has the best over line of 8.5 points laying $115 to win $100. Sb3gen1 has the best under line of 8.5 u -103.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Chicago Cubs
Favorite

Pittsburgh Pirates
+1.5 -213 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +183 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -220 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +180 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -220 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +180 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Thursday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite Pittsburgh Pirates run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen1 has the best underdog Chicago Cubs run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-10-26 20:59:42
Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-10-26 20:59:42

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Chicago Cubs 71 91 0.438 36.0 71-91 39-42 W2 65-77
Pittsburgh Pirates 61 101 0.377 46.0 61-101 37-44 L1 51-91

Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Ian Happ
CF
148 63 105 25 66 62 156 0.226
Willson Contreras
C
128 61 98 21 57 52 138 0.237
Patrick Wisdom
3B
106 54 78 28 61 32 153 0.231
Jason Heyward
RF
104 35 69 8 30 27 68 0.214
Rafael Ortega
LF
103 44 86 11 33 30 70 0.291
Matt Duffy
3B
98 45 83 5 30 25 63 0.287
David Bote
2B
97 32 58 8 35 27 73 0.199
Kris Bryant
RF
93 58 87 18 51 39 89 0.267
Anthony Rizzo
1B
92 41 80 14 40 36 59 0.248
Javier Baez
SS
91 48 83 22 65 15 131 0.248
Sergio Alcantara
SS
89 30 45 5 17 30 74 0.205
Eric Sogard
3B
78 16 42 1 12 9 30 0.249

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Bryan Reynolds
LF
159 93 169 24 90 75 119 0.302
Kevin Newman
SS
148 50 117 5 39 27 41 0.226
Wilmer Difo
SS
116 25 59 4 24 20 54 0.269
Jacob Stallings
C
112 38 92 8 53 49 85 0.246
Ben Gamel
LF
111 42 83 8 26 48 99 0.255
Gregory Polanco
RF
107 38 70 11 36 36 104 0.208
Colin Moran
3B
99 29 82 10 50 36 87 0.258
Adam Frazier
2B
98 58 125 4 32 35 46 0.324
Ke'Bryan Hayes
3B
96 49 93 6 38 31 87 0.257
Phillip Evans
3B
76 23 44 5 16 28 53 0.206
Erik Gonzalez
2B
71 17 51 2 21 8 40 0.232
Michael Perez
C
70 19 30 7 21 19 68 0.143

Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Kyle Hendricks
SP
32 14 7 0 0 181.0 131 1.35 4.77
Zach Davies
SP
32 6 12 0 0 148.0 114 1.60 5.78
Alec Mills
SP
32 6 7 1 0 119.0 87 1.44 5.07
Adbert Alzolay
SP
30 5 13 1 0 125.2 128 1.16 4.58
Jake Arrieta
SP
20 5 11 0 0 86.1 74 1.76 6.88
Justin Steele
RP
20 4 4 0 1 57.0 59 1.35 4.26
Trevor Williams
SP
13 4 2 0 0 58.2 61 1.53 5.06
Rex Brothers
RP
57 3 2 1 8 53.0 75 1.43 5.26
Keegan Thompson
SP
32 3 3 1 1 53.1 55 1.48 3.38
Codi Dalton Heuer
SP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Codi Heuer
RP
25 3 3 2 4 28.2 17 1.15 3.14
Manuel Rodriguez
RP
20 3 3 1 1 17.2 16 1.70 6.11

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Chris Stratton
RP
68 7 1 8 7 79.1 86 1.30 3.63
Chad Kuhl
SP
28 5 7 0 4 80.1 75 1.43 4.82
JT Brubaker
SP
24 5 13 0 0 124.1 129 1.29 5.36
Mitch Keller
SP
23 5 11 0 0 100.2 92 1.79 6.17
Tyler Anderson
SP
18 5 8 0 0 103.1 86 1.20 4.35
Richard Rodriguez
RP
37 4 2 14 0 38.1 33 0.83 2.82
Wil Crowe
SP
26 4 8 0 0 116.2 111 1.57 5.48
David Bednar
RP
61 3 1 3 13 60.2 77 0.97 2.23
Chasen Shreve
RP
57 3 3 0 12 56.1 45 1.26 3.20
Sam Howard
RP
54 3 4 0 11 45.0 60 1.47 5.60
Clay Holmes
RP
44 3 2 0 7 42.0 44 1.43 4.93
Duane Underwood Jr.
RP
43 2 3 0 4 72.2 65 1.43 4.33

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