MLB Matchups  >>  Chi Cubs Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview 04/03/2013

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The fans at PNC Park will be treated to a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates when they take their seats on Wednesday.

Righthander Edwin Jackson will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Jackson is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

The Pirates will counter Jackson with Wandy Rodriguez. Lefthander Rodriguez has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 125-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Chicago at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

TEAM RECORDS:
Chicago: 1-0 SU
Pittsburgh: 0-1 SU
CHICAGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Pittsburgh is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games

NEXT UP:
Pittsburgh home to Chi Cubs, Thursday, April 4