Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/12/2024]

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/12/2024]

The Pittsburgh Pirates will face the Chicago Cubs in MLB action at PNC Park on Sunday, starting at 1:35PM ET.

The Pirates will start Bailey Falter (2-2, 4.34 ERA), up against Kyle Hendricks (0-3, 12.00 ERA) for the Cubs.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Sunday's Cubs vs. Pirates matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Cubs vs. Pirates Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used powerful machine learning and data analysis to simulate the result of Sunday's MLB matchup between the Cubs and Pirates 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Pirates a 51% chance of beating the Cubs.

According to our model, the Pirates (+1.5) have a 63% chance of covering the run line, while the 9-run over/under has a 56% chance of going under.

Cubs vs. Pirates Odds [5/12/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Cubs Pirates
Run Line -1.5 (+140) +1.5 (-155)
Moneyline -116 +100
Total o9 (-105) u9 (-112)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Cubs vs. Pirates Picks

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Cubs vs. Pirates Game Information

Sunday's MLB action between the Pirates and Cubs at PNC Park is scheduled to commence at 1:35PM ET.

 

Our full betting coverage of the Cubs vs. Pirates includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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Conclusion

We predict the Pirates, with a 51% win probability, will likely beat the Cubs on Sunday.

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