Pirates vs. Cubs Prediction, Picks and Odds

Our detailed prediction and analysis for the Pirates vs. Cubs MLB game on May 17, 2024 is featured below. Drawing from 10,000 game simulations, we provide expert picks, betting odds, and insights.
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May 17, 6:20PM Wrigley Field
May 17, 6:20PM Wrigley Field
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Pirates Hitting
1 A. McCutchen DH41111110.251.400
2 B. Reynolds LF51200010.40.800
3 A. Williams SS000000000.000
4 C. Joe RF51300010.61.200
5 N. Gonzales 2B41210000.51.150
6 J. Suwinski CF51100020.20.400
7 Y. Grandal C51230000.40.800
8 R. Tellez 1B42200000.51.000
9 J. Triolo 3B41231020.51.750
Cubs Hitting
1 M. Tauchman DH41100030.250.500
2 I. Happ LF310001200.250
3 C. Bellinger RF300001100.250
4 C. Morel 3B40220010.51.250
5 M. Busch 1B200002200.500
6 M. Mastrobuoni SS400000300.000
7 N. Madrigal 2B400000200.000
8 P. Crow-Armstrong CF400000100.000
9 M. Amaya C31111000.3331.666

Pirates vs. Cubs: Detailed Breakdown

Matchup Overview

  • Teams: Pirates vs. Cubs
  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Time: 2:20 PM ET
  • Venue: Wrigley Field

Current Betting Odds

  • Spread: Pirates favored at -1.5
  • Total (Over/Under): 6.5
  • Moneyline Odds: Pirates -115, Cubs +120

Dimers' Win Probabilities

  • Pirates: 53%
  • Cubs: 47%

Dimers.com's predictive model, renowned for its accuracy, assesses each team's chances by simulating the outcome of the game 10,000 times. This method provides a precise and unbiased view.

Our Prediction: Who Wins?

After extensive simulations, our model gives the Pirates a win probability of 53%, while the Cubs have a win probability of 47%. Discover the best spread, over/under, and moneyline odds for the game on this page.


According to our analysis, the Pirates are more likely to beat the Cubs in the MLB game at Wrigley Field on Friday. Discover the best spread, over/under and moneyline odds, picks and probabilities for the game on this page.

Our Pirates vs. Cubs predictions, based on sophisticated simulations and current data, guide you in making informed decisions. Remember to bet responsibly and within your financial limits.

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