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HOUSTON ASTROSCHICAGO CUBS
59-79October 2, 8:05 PM | Grass of Wrigley Field61-76
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
HOU59-79-$9617-2242-57
CHC62-76-$38615-1547-61
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
HOU11-948-7064-69-5-0.68
CHC13-2049-5668-62-7-0.38

SMART CHART
HOU TEAM CHC
3.96RUNS 3.82
4.64 RUNS AGNST4.22
-0.68 DIFF-0.40
-$96MONEY -$516
4.34 TEAM ERA3.81
8.08 OFF HITS8.18
3.07OFF WALKS 2.64
8.72 OFF Ks8.92
9.12 DEF HITS8.39
3.08DEF WALKS 3.14
7.01DEF Ks 8.19
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
10/02/2012Houston7½u-1207½u-1127½u-1207½u-1207½u-1207½o-105
8:05 PMChi Cubs-115-131-115-131-131-133
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
BUD NORRIS (R) ERA: 4.00 W/L: 11-8
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
08/28/2014TBW5-4O6100
08/23/2014CHCL2-7O2-113
08/18/2014CHWW8-2O7145
CHRIS VOLSTAD (R) ERA: 0.00 W/L: 0-0
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
10/02/2012HOUL0-3U7-131
09/27/2012COLL5-7O3-100
09/21/2012STLW5-4U5163
BULLPENS
Houston Astros's relievers have pitched 8⅔ innings in the last 3 games.Chicago Cubs's relievers have pitched 12 innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
HOUSTON ASTROS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Matt AlbersP60-Day Disabled List
Jose CisneroP60-Day Disabled List
Jesse CrainP60-Day Disabled List
Darin DownsP15-Day Disabled List
Marwin GonzalezSSDay-to-Day (hamstring)
Alex PresleyOF15-Day Disabled List
George SpringerOF15-Day Disabled List
Josh ZeidP60-Day Disabled List
CHICAGO CUBS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Edwin JacksonP15-Day Disabled List
James McDonaldP60-Day Disabled List
Anthony Rizzo1BDay-to-Day (back)
Justin RuggianoOF15-Day Disabled List
Ryan SweeneyOF15-Day Disabled List

BETTING TRENDS
HOUSTON ASTROS
No trends to report
CHICAGO CUBS
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
10/01/2012MonHOU3CHC0HOU-105UL HarrellJ Berken
09/12/2012WedCHC5HOU1CHC105UT WoodF Abad
09/11/2012TueCHC0HOU1HOU-105UJ GermanoJ Lyles
09/10/2012MonCHC4HOU1CHC-111UC VolstadD Keuchel
08/15/2012WedHOU2CHC7CHC-132OB NorrisJ Germano
08/14/2012TueHOU10CHC1HOU-120OL HarrellC Volstad
08/13/2012MonHOU1CHC7CHC-179OA GalarragaJ Samardzija
07/01/2012SunHOU0CHC3CHC-1148UWandy RodriguezT Wood
06/30/2012SatHOU2CHC3CHC-143UJ HappM Garza
06/29/2012FriHOU0CHC4CHC-1338UB NorrisP Maholm

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
BUD NORRIS VS. CHICAGO CUBS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
08/23/20147-2CHC244414L
06/22/20134-3HOU663235ND
10/02/20123-0HOU640024W
08/15/20127-2CHC3⅓86634L
06/29/20124-0CHC674411L
CHRIS VOLSTAD VS. HOUSTON ASTROS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
10/02/20123-0HOU752106L
09/10/20124-1CHC541154W
08/14/201210-1HOU584403L
07/10/20115-4FLA673316W
08/21/20106-3FLA652236W
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
HOUSTON ASTROS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
10/01/2012Mon3at CHC0W-105L Harrell6J Berken
09/30/2012Sun7at MIL0W-235J Lyles9M Fiers
09/29/2012Sat5at MIL9L-2829D Keuchel2⅓M Estrada
09/28/2012Fri7at MIL6W-2758Ed Gonzalez5⅔Y Gallardo
09/26/2012Wed2STL0W1708B Norris7⅓C Carpenter
CHICAGO CUBS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
10/01/2012Mon0HOU3L-105J Berken4⅔L Harrell
09/30/2012Sun7at ARI2W-183C Rusin5J Collmenter
09/29/2012Sat2at ARI8L-190J Germano4⅓T Cahill
09/28/2012Fri3at ARI8L-1909T Wood5I Kennedy
09/27/2012Thu5at COL7L-14911C Volstad3J Chacin
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Houston's Overall Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Overall Defense4.0134.211
Houston's Away Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Home Defense4.1133.99
Houston's Road ERA vs Chi Cubs's Home ERA Allowed4.4123.511
Chi Cubs's Overall Scoring vs Houston's Overall Defense3.8114.612
Chi Cubs's Home Scoring vs Houston's Road Defense3.8114.615
Chi Cubs's Home ERA vs Houston's Road ERA Allowed3.493.713
TEAM WEATHER AND NEWS
HOUSTON
Houston Chronicle
CHICAGO
Chicago Tribune
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
ASTROS
Astros are second lowest scoring team in the league at 3.8 runs per game.
Astros trail the league in hits with 8.1 per game.
Astros strike out more than any team in the league with 9.5 per game.
Astros are the easiest team to score on in the league, giving up 5.2 runs per game.
Astros are second worst in the league in giving up hits, allowing 9.4 per game.
Astros give up the most free passes in the league allowing 3.8 per game.
Astros strike out the second least opponents in the league with 6.7 per game.
CUBS
Cubs are second lowest scoring team in the league at 3.7 runs per game.
Cubs have the second worst hits stat in the league at 8.1 per game.
Cubs give up the most free passes in the league allowing 3.3 per game.

TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
HOUSTON ASTROSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall59-7933-3926-4011-948-7064-69-517-2242-57
vs Div26-3316-1710-164-322-3032-23-46-1020-23
Last 105-54-31-23-12-42-7-11-14-4
vs AL55-6630-3225-349-646-6058-58-515-1840-48
vs NL4-133-71-62-32-106-112-42-9
CHICAGO CUBSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall62-7633-3329-4313-2049-5668-62-715-1547-61
vs Div23-3612-1411-221-722-2932-24-36-317-33
Last 106-43-03-40-06-46-40-16-3
vs AL9-85-54-30-39-54-11-10-29-6
vs NL53-6828-2825-4013-1740-5164-51-615-1338-55

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