Pittsburgh Pirates vs Chicago Cubs MLB Betting Lines

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The Pirates will play the Cubs on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at 2:20 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
  • Pirates - T. Anderson - L
  • Cubs - K. Hendricks - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
+148 Sb3gen1 -161 Sb3gen1
+145 Sb3gen3 -166 Sb3gen2
+143 Sb3gen2 -170 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Chicago Cubs has a minus value. Lay $161 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $148.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
6o -117 Sb3gen1 6u +100 Sb3gen2
6o -120 Sb3gen2 6u +100 Sb3gen3
6o -120 Sb3gen3 6u -103 Sb3gen1
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 6 points laying $117 to win $100. Sb3gen2 has the best under line of 6 u +100.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
+1.5 -160 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +145 Sb3gen3
+1.5 -164 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +144 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -170 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +140 Sb3gen2
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Sunday. Sb3gen3 has the best favorite Chicago Cubs run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen2 has the best underdog Pittsburgh Pirates run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

Latest World Series odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the tournament here. See past Championship results and learn how to bet World Series teasers, props and parlays.

Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates

Cached 2021-08-05 09:13:47
Chicago Cubs World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Chicago CubsChicago Cubs

Cached 2021-08-05 09:13:47

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Chicago CubsPittsburgh Pirates 37 60 0.381 24.0 21-26 16-34 W1 5-5
Chicago CubsChicago Cubs 48 50 0.490 13.5 29-17 19-33 W1 5-5

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Adam Frazier
2B
96 56 123 4 32 34 45 0.326
Bryan Reynolds
LF
94 55 107 18 56 44 79 0.307
Kevin Newman
SS
89 30 67 3 15 16 27 0.207
Gregory Polanco
RF
76 26 49 10 26 28 79 0.204
Jacob Stallings
C
72 25 57 8 40 28 55 0.239
Erik Gonzalez
2B
71 17 51 2 21 8 40 0.232
Phillip Evans
3B
63 21 41 5 15 25 48 0.217
Wilmer Difo
SS
60 14 34 3 12 11 33 0.281
Ben Gamel
LF
59 23 43 6 15 20 50 0.253
Colin Moran
3B
49 11 44 4 23 14 46 0.280
Ke'Bryan Hayes
3B
44 21 43 4 20 18 38 0.270
David Bednar
RP
43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

2021 Chicago Cubs Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Kris Bryant
3B
88 54 81 16 48 36 85 0.262
Javier Baez
SS
87 48 80 22 64 15 127 0.248
Willson Contreras
C
87 38 69 14 33 39 92 0.238
Anthony Rizzo
1B
87 37 73 11 35 34 56 0.241
Ian Happ
CF
85 27 44 9 25 36 83 0.177
Eric Sogard
3B
78 16 42 1 12 9 30 0.249
Jason Heyward
RF
74 27 46 6 19 23 53 0.204
Joc Pederson
LF
73 35 59 11 39 22 74 0.230
Jake Marisnick
CF
61 17 26 5 22 9 40 0.218
Patrick Wisdom
3B
50 26 37 14 25 10 62 0.262
David Bote
2B
49 16 29 5 23 13 36 0.201
Rafael Ortega
LF
41 7 23 2 7 6 23 0.274

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
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
JT Brubaker
SP
17 4 9 0 0 92.1 93 1.20 4.68
Clay Holmes
RP
43 3 2 0 7 41.1 44 1.45 5.01
Chris Stratton
RP
40 3 0 1 5 51.1 48 1.31 2.63
Chad Kuhl
SP
13 3 5 0 0 61.2 53 1.36 4.38
Mitch Keller
SP
12 3 7 0 0 47.1 51 1.80 7.04
David Bednar
RP
43 2 1 0 9 39.0 48 1.10 2.77
Sam Howard
RP
38 2 2 0 9 29.2 41 1.38 5.76
Duane Underwood Jr.
RP
31 2 3 0 2 52.0 48 1.50 5.02
Kyle Crick
RP
27 1 1 0 6 24.1 21 1.36 4.44
Wil Crowe
SP
14 1 5 0 0 60.1 53 1.62 6.12

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
20 12 4 0 0 117.1 87 1.26 3.61
Zach Davies
SP
21 6 6 0 0 102.2 70 1.49 4.30
Jake Arrieta
SP
17 5 9 0 0 74.1 66 1.64 6.30
Alec Mills
SP
19 4 3 1 0 52.1 46 1.43 4.64
Adbert Alzolay
SP
17 4 10 0 0 88.1 91 1.11 4.58
Rex Brothers
RP
38 3 2 1 8 36.0 58 1.17 4.25
Keegan Thompson
SP
26 3 2 1 1 39.2 41 1.26 2.27
Trevor Williams
SP
12 3 2 0 0 52.1 55 1.62 5.68
Justin Steele
RP
11 2 0 0 1 13.1 21 1.05 2.03
Dan Winkler
RP
38 1 2 0 6 33.1 35 1.29 2.70
Craig Kimbrel
RP
37 1 3 22 0 35.1 61 0.68 0.51
Dillon Maples
RP
21 1 0 0 0 25.0 35 1.00 1.80

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