Cubs vs. Pirates Handicap Pick
The Chicago Cubs will attempt to avoid a split with the Pittsburgh Pirates today when the two teams clash at 12:35PM ET at PNC Park. The Cubs have won two of the first three games of the series.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Mybookie.ag, Charlie Morton and the Pirates are -132 money line favorites over the Cubs, who have odds of +122 to pull off the upset. The total for today's game currently sits at 8 runs.
The Cubs are 5-1 in Kyle Hendricks' last six starts coming off five days of rest and are 5-1 in his last six starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous game. Chicago is also 5-1 in its last six games played on Thursday and 4-1 in its last five during Game 4 of a series.