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CHICAGO CUBSPITTSBURGH PIRATES
59-72May 22, 7:05 PM | Grass of PNC Park68-64
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
CHC59-73-$51515-1444-59
PIT69-64-$10013-1256-52
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
CHC13-2046-5364-60-7-0.34
PIT46-2923-3563-62-80.08

SMART CHART
CHC TEAM PIT
3.79 RUNS4.26
4.11RUNS AGNST 4.17
-0.33 DIFF0.08
-$415 MONEY-$200
3.71TEAM ERA 3.76
8.17 OFF HITS8.79
2.66 OFF WALKS3.34
8.89OFF Ks 7.73
8.29DEF HITS 8.64
3.12DEF WALKS 3.13
8.21 DEF Ks7.30
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
05/22/2013Chi Cubs7o-1157½u-1107o-1157½o-1057½o-1057o-125
7:05 PMPittsburgh-129-137-129-135-135-130
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
JEFF SAMARDZIJA (R) ERA: 3.23 W/L: 6-10
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
08/25/2014HOUW8-2O8100
08/20/2014NYML5-8O3⅔-196
08/14/2014KCL3-7O6⅓-100
FRANCISCO LIRIANO (L) ERA: 3.98 W/L: 3-10
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
08/25/2014STLL2-3U6-145
08/19/2014ATLL3-11O4-163
08/14/2014DETL2-5U6-100
BULLPENS
Chicago Cubs's relievers have pitched 7⅓ innings in the last 3 games.Pittsburgh Pirates's relievers have pitched 9 innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
CHICAGO CUBS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Felix DoubrantP15-Day Disabled List
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
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Pedro Alvarez3BDay-to-Day (foot)
Charlie MortonP15-Day Disabled List
Stolmy PimentelP15-Day Disabled List
Travis SniderOFDay-to-Day (hamstring)

BETTING TRENDS
CHICAGO CUBS
No trends to report
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
05/21/2013TueCHC4PIT5PIT-150OM GarzaWandy Rodriguez
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

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
FRANCISCO LIRIANO VS. CHICAGO CUBS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/10/20147-3CHC332204ND
03/31/20141-0PIT6400310ND
09/25/20134-2CHC584418L
09/15/20133-2PIT632244ND
07/05/20136-2PIT942247W
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
CHICAGO CUBS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/21/2013Tue4at PIT5L-150M Garza5Wandy Rodriguez
05/19/2013Sun3NYM4L-1459T Wood7D Gee
05/18/2013Sat8NYM2W-125S Feldman6⅔J Hefner
05/17/2013Fri2NYM3L1307E Jackson6⅔M Harvey
05/15/2013Wed6COL3W-138J Samardzija 8J Garland
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/21/2013Tue5CHC4W-150Wandy Rodriguez6M Garza
05/19/2013Sun1HOU0W-173J Locke7L Harrell
05/18/2013Sat2HOU4L-260A Burnett7E Bedard
05/17/2013Fri5HOU4W-186J Gomez4⅔J Lyles
05/16/2013Thu7MIL1W-151F Liriano5⅔H Burgos
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Chi Cubs's Overall Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Overall Defense3.8114.211
Chi Cubs's Away Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Home Defense3.884.011
Chi Cubs's Road ERA vs Pittsburgh's Home ERA Allowed4.1114.32
Pittsburgh's Overall Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Overall Defense4.344.110
Pittsburgh's Home Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Road Defense4.534.310
Pittsburgh's Home ERA vs Chi Cubs's Road ERA Allowed3.5103.66
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
Overall59-7332-3327-4013-2046-5364-60-715-1444-59
vs Div20-3311-149-191-719-2628-22-36-214-31
Last 107-34-23-10-07-33-60-17-2
vs AL9-85-54-30-39-54-11-10-29-6
vs NL50-6527-2823-3713-1737-4860-49-615-1235-53
PITTSBURGH PIRATESSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall69-6442-2727-3746-2923-3563-62-813-1256-52
vs Div26-3215-1511-1714-1312-1926-28-43-223-30
Last 105-53-32-23-22-35-51-04-5
vs AL8-95-23-75-23-710-71-17-8
vs NL61-5537-2524-3041-2720-2853-55-812-1149-44

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