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MONDAY NIGHT MONEYLINE MASSACRE

MONDAY NIGHT MONEYLINE MASSACRE

Chi Cubs vs. Pittsburgh, 07/01/2019 19:05 EDT, Score: 5 - 18

Money Line: +103 Pittsburgh

Sportsbook: TopBet

Result: Win

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been playing rather well lately, winning seven of their last 10 games despite coming off back-to-back losses to Milwaukee. I like the Pirates to come through with a win here against the inconsistent Chicago Cubs.

Tonight Pittsburgh hands the ball to Trevor Williams (2-2, 4.25 ERA) who has struggled in two starts since spending almost a month in the injured list, but this looks like a good spot to get back on track. Note that Williams has the current Cubs roster limited to a .234 AVG and he posted a 2.50 ERA over three starts against them in 2018.

The Cubs counter with 24-year-old Adbert Alzolay (1-0, 2.08 ERA for his third major league start. The rookie right-hander has kept the Mets' and the Braves' bats in check through his first couple of outings, but this will be his first start on the road.

Cubs are 3-10 in their last 13 road games. Pirates are 6-1 in their last 7 home games. Pirates are 5-1 in Williams' last 6 home starts.

8* play on Pittsburgh Pirates.


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