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CHICAGO CUBSPITTSBURGH PIRATES
68-86April 1, 1:35 PM | Grass of PNC Park83-70
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
CHC69-86-$57116-1853-68
PIT83-71$39117-1366-58
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
CHC15-2054-6679-68-7-0.57
PIT60-3323-3872-74-80.31

SMART CHART
CHC TEAM PIT
3.78 RUNS4.29
4.36 RUNS AGNST3.96
-0.58 DIFF0.33
-$682 MONEY$519
3.94 TEAM ERA3.55
8.14 OFF HITS8.93
2.67 OFF WALKS3.24
9.03OFF Ks 7.63
8.60 DEF HITS8.33
3.12 DEF WALKS3.09
8.10 DEF Ks7.50
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
04/01/2013Chi Cubs7½u-1307u-1107½u-1307o-1157o-1157o-110
1:35 PMPittsburgh-135-127-135-126-126-128
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
JEFF SAMARDZIJA (R) ERA: 2.98 W/L: 6-12
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
09/17/2014TEXL1-6O8-200
09/10/2014CHWL1-2U7-215
09/05/2014HOUL3-4U7-215
AJ BURNETT (R) ERA: 4.40 W/L: 8-17
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
09/16/2014SDL4-5O5⅔-100
09/11/2014PITL1-4U6-100
09/06/2014WSHW3-1U7159
BULLPENS
Chicago Cubs's relievers have pitched 9 innings in the last 3 games.Pittsburgh Pirates's relievers have pitched 8⅔ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
CHICAGO CUBS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Starlin CastroSSOut Indefinitely (ankle)
James McDonaldP60-Day Disabled List
Justin RuggianoOF60-Day Disabled List
Ryan SweeneyOF60-Day Disabled List
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Pedro Alvarez3BOut For Season (foot)
Charlie MortonP15-Day Disabled List

BETTING TRENDS
CHICAGO CUBS
No trends to report
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
09/17/2012MonPIT3CHC0PIT-111UK CorreiaT Wood
09/16/2012SunPIT9CHC13CHC11110½OJ LockeC Volstad
09/15/2012SatPIT7CHC6PIT138OWandy RodriguezJ Berken
09/14/2012FriPIT4CHC7CHC125OJ McDonaldC Rusin
09/09/2012SunCHC4PIT2CHC-1808UC RusinJ Locke
09/08/2012SatCHC4PIT3CHC-1377PJ Samardzija J McDonald
09/07/2012FriCHC12PIT2CHC-190OT WoodA Burnett
08/01/2012WedPIT8CHC4PIT1158OJ KarstensT Wood
07/31/2012TuePIT5CHC0PIT120UA BurnettC Coleman
07/30/2012MonPIT4CHC14CHC109OE BedardJ Germano

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
JEFF SAMARDZIJA VS. PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/12/20144-0PIT694427L
03/31/20141-0PIT750023ND
09/23/20132-1PIT651147ND
07/05/20136-2PIT695553L
06/08/20136-2PIT684417L
AJ BURNETT VS. CHICAGO CUBS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/15/20143-0CHC883304L
04/06/20148-3CHC5⅔58463L
07/07/20134-3CHC532123ND
06/08/20136-2PIT8⅓42235W
04/01/20133-1CHC5⅔633110L
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
CHICAGO CUBS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
10/03/2012Wed5HOU4W-1218T Wood6⅓Ed Gonzalez
10/02/2012Tue0HOU3L-131C Volstad7B Norris
10/01/2012Mon0HOU3L-105J Berken4⅔L Harrell
09/30/2012Sun7at ARI2W-183C Rusin5J Collmenter
09/29/2012Sat2at ARI8L-190J Germano4⅓T Cahill
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
10/03/2012Wed0ATL4L-1427A Burnett5⅔B Sheets
10/02/2012Tue5ATL1W-133K Correia6⅔T Hanson
10/01/2012Mon2ATL1W125J Locke6P Maholm
09/30/2012Sun3CIN4L128Wandy Rodriguez6J Cueto
09/29/2012Sat2CIN1W113K McPherson6M Leake
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Chi Cubs's Overall Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Overall Defense3.8124.09
Chi Cubs's Away Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Home Defense3.883.88
Chi Cubs's Road ERA vs Pittsburgh's Home ERA Allowed4.5144.32
Pittsburgh's Overall Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Overall Defense4.334.413
Pittsburgh's Home Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Road Defense4.434.715
Pittsburgh's Home ERA vs Chi Cubs's Road ERA Allowed3.363.57
TEAM WEATHER AND NEWS
CHICAGO
Chicago Tribune
PITTSBURGH
Pittsburgh Tribune
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
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.
PIRATES
Pirates are third worst in the league in times striking out with 8.2 per game.
Pirates have the second stingiest defence in the league at 3.6 runs per game.
Pirates are second best in the league in giving up hits, allowing 8.0 per game.
Pirates are third in the league in striking out opponents with 7.8 per game.

TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
CHICAGO CUBSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall69-8639-3830-4815-2054-6679-68-716-1853-68
vs Div29-4117-1712-243-726-3438-29-37-422-37
Last 105-54-21-32-03-58-21-14-4
vs AL9-115-54-60-39-86-12-10-39-8
vs NL60-7534-3326-4215-1745-5873-56-616-1544-60
PITTSBURGH PIRATESSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall83-7150-3033-4160-3323-3872-74-817-1366-58
vs Div34-3820-1814-2022-1612-2232-36-47-327-35
Last 108-26-22-08-20-05-51-17-1
vs AL11-98-23-78-23-711-91-110-8
vs NL72-6242-2830-3452-3120-3161-65-816-1256-50

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