Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

The Cubs will play the Pirates on Sunday, August 27th, 2023. Your timezone's first pitch time is 1:35 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Chicago Cubs have a 93.33 power ranking. The power ranking for the Pittsburgh Pirates is 84.33.
  • Visiting Chicago Cubs - The Chicago Cubs have a 33-31 record as a visiting team, ranking them 8th Overall for visiting team wins.
  • Home Pittsburgh Pirates - The Pittsburgh Pirates have a 32-35 record as a home team. They rank 11th for home team wins in the Overall standings.
  • Runs Scored - The Chicago Cubs currently stand 5th (652) Overall, with the Pittsburgh Pirates ranking 23rd (546) for runs scored.
  • Runs Allowed - The Chicago Cubs are 14th (582) Overall for runs allowed. The Pittsburgh Pirates stand 9th (633) for runs allowed.
  • Team Streaks - The Chicago Cubs won their last game. Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Pirates lost their last game.
  • Team Records - The Chicago Cubs have a 68-61 Overall record (4.0 GB National Central Division), with the Pittsburgh Pirates possessing a 58-72 Overall standing (14.5 GB National Central Division).

Captain Shady Lines

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Captain Shady Lines
Captain Shady Lines

Arr, ye scallywags! The cursed Cubs be settin' sail for Pittsburgh on Sunday, August 27th! With a 68-61 overall record, they be thinkin' they stand a chance against the hapless Pirates...but they be walkin' the plank if ye ask me! (SportsBetting3.com)

Aye, the Cubs may be sportin' a 0.527 overall win percentage, but that don't mean nuthin'! The Pirates be ready to make 'em walk the plank with their 58-72 overall record...a pitiful 0.446 win percentage! These landlubbers be no match for the Buccos! (SportsBetting3.com)

Arrr, the Cubs may have a 7-3 overall last 10 games record, but don't be swayed, me hearties! The Pirates may have a 4-6 last 10 games record, but they be playin' on their home turf...and that counts for somethin'! (SportsBetting3.com)

So ye scurvy dogs, if ye be wantin' to bet on this game, review the odds below, but mark me words, the Pirates be takin' the booty and sendin' the Cubs back to Chicago with a loss! (SportsBetting3.com)

Best Cubs at Pirates Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs are the -125 moneyline favorite. Risk $125 to win $100 on the Chicago Cubs at BetMGM. The Pittsburgh Pirates are the +110 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $110 on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 9 runs. Risk $120 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 9.5 runs. Risk $120 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Run Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs have a -1.5 +135 run line at BetMGM Array. They are the run line favorite in this matchup. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a +1.5 -150 run line at BetRivers. The Pittsburgh Pirates are the run line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB game on Sunday, August 27th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are the -125 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and the Pittsburgh Pirates are the +110 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB game on Sunday, August 27th, 2023?

The best over line is 9 -120 runs at BetRivers, which means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 9.5 -120 runs at BetMGM, and that means you risk $120 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the run line for the Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB game on Sunday, August 27th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are -1.5 +135 run line favorites at BetMGM, while the Pittsburgh Pirates are +1.5 -150 run line underdogs at BetRivers.

MLB Odds Example

MLB Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Pirates
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Pittsburgh Pirates bettors risk $100 to win $110 at +110 odds. The implied probability for Pittsburgh Pirates is 47.62%.
  • Chicago Cubs bettors risk $100 to win $77.52 at -129 odds. The implied probability for Chicago Cubs is 56.33%.

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates Prop Bets

MLB Prop Bets
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Cubs
Pirates
First Team to Score
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
-167+133Bet
Cubs
Total Runs
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
4.5 o -1254.5 u +102Bet
Pirates
Total Runs
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
4.5 o +1144.5 u -141Bet
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Strikeouts Thrown
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
3.5 o -1553.5 u +116Bet
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Strikeouts Thrown
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
3.5 o -1373.5 u +102Bet
Cubs
To Score First & Win
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
Yes +135No -167Bet
Pirates
To Score First & Win
CUB at PIT
8/27/23 1:35pm EDT
Yes +255No -335Bet

Chicago Cubs & Pittsburgh Pirates Futures Odds

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Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
2024 Chicago Cubs World Series Odds

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Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
2024 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds

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Chicago Cubs & Pittsburgh Pirates Team Pages

Review each team's season win total odds, futures odds, betting bonuses and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

Team Standings

2023 MLB Regular Season Standings - Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates
Team W L Pct GB Home Away RS RA Diff Strk L10
e - Chicago Cubs83790.512+21.045-3638-43819723+96L14-6
e - Pittsburgh Pirates76860.469+28.039-4237-44692790-98W15-5

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How to Bet on the Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Game

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