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CHICAGO CUBSPITTSBURGH PIRATES
67-84May 21, 7:05 PM | Grass of PNC Park80-70
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
CHC67-84-$58216-1751-67
PIT80-70$21917-1363-57
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
CHC14-2053-6476-67-7-0.52
PIT57-3223-3871-71-80.25

SMART CHART
CHC TEAM PIT
3.77 RUNS4.27
4.30 RUNS AGNST4.01
-0.52 DIFF0.27
-$582 MONEY$219
3.91 TEAM ERA3.59
8.13 OFF HITS8.89
2.66 OFF WALKS3.27
8.99OFF Ks 7.62
8.55 DEF HITS8.38
3.12 DEF WALKS3.11
8.11 DEF Ks7.53
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
05/21/2013Chi Cubs7½u-1307½o-1047½u-1307½o-1107½o-1107½o-105
7:05 PMPittsburgh-140-150-140-147-147-153
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
MATT GARZA (R) ERA: 3.74 W/L: 8-8
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
09/14/2014CINW9-2O6100
09/09/2014MIAL3-6O4-137
09/03/2014CHCL2-6U3-118
WANDY RODRIGUEZ (L) ERA: 6.75 W/L: 0-2
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
05/21/2014BALW9-8O1⅔100
05/15/2014MILL3-4U5-100
04/19/2014MILL7-8O4-110
BULLPENS
Chicago Cubs's relievers have pitched 6⅔ innings in the last 3 games.Pittsburgh Pirates's relievers have pitched 10⅓ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
CHICAGO CUBS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Starlin CastroSSOut Indefinitely (ankle)
Edwin JacksonP15-Day Disabled List
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
04/04/2013ThuCHC3PIT2CHC-1487UT WoodJ McDonald
04/03/2013WedCHC0PIT3PIT-135UE JacksonWandy Rodriguez
04/01/2013MonCHC3PIT1CHC-1277UJ Samardzija A Burnett
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

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
MATT GARZA VS. PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/07/20149-3MIL663351W
04/19/20148-7MIL586532ND
09/11/20137-5PIT453346L
05/21/20135-4PIT510035ND
05/27/201210-4PIT576516L
WANDY RODRIGUEZ VS. CHICAGO CUBS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/09/20147-5CHC594436L
04/03/20143-2CHC653315L
05/21/20135-4PIT663305W
04/03/20133-0PIT6⅔20016W
09/15/20127-6PIT693114W
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
CHICAGO CUBS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/19/2013Sun3NYM4L-1459T Wood7D Gee
05/18/2013Sat8NYM2W-125S Feldman6⅔J Hefner
05/17/2013Fri2NYM3L1307E Jackson6⅔M Harvey
05/15/2013Wed6COL3W-138J Samardzija 8J Garland
05/14/2013Tue4COL9L-11610½C Villanueva5J Francis
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/19/2013Sun1HOU0W-173J Locke7L Harrell
05/18/2013Sat2HOU4L-260A Burnett7E Bedard
05/17/2013Fri5HOU4W-186J Gomez4⅔J Lyles
05/16/2013Thu7MIL1W-151F Liriano5⅔H Burgos
05/15/2013Wed3MIL1W-1128Wandy Rodriguez7Y Gallardo
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Chi Cubs's Overall Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Overall Defense3.8124.09
Chi Cubs's Away Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Home Defense3.883.99
Chi Cubs's Road ERA vs Pittsburgh's Home ERA Allowed4.5144.33
Pittsburgh's Overall Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Overall Defense4.334.313
Pittsburgh's Home Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Road Defense4.444.715
Pittsburgh's Home ERA vs Chi Cubs's Road ERA Allowed3.393.57
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
Overall67-8437-3630-4814-2053-6476-67-716-1751-67
vs Div28-4116-1712-242-726-3438-28-37-421-37
Last 103-72-21-51-02-77-31-22-5
vs AL9-115-54-60-39-86-12-10-39-8
vs NL58-7332-3126-4214-1744-5670-55-616-1442-59
PITTSBURGH PIRATESSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall80-7047-2933-4157-3223-3871-71-817-1363-57
vs Div33-3719-1714-2021-1512-2232-34-47-326-34
Last 108-23-15-18-20-06-43-15-1
vs AL9-96-23-76-23-710-81-18-8
vs NL71-6141-2730-3451-3020-3161-63-816-1255-49

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