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CHICAGO CUBSPITTSBURGH PIRATES
41-59September 15, 1:35 PM | Grass of PNC Park54-47
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
CHC41-59-$115710-1031-49
PIT54-47$3269-745-40
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
CHC9-1732-4253-43-4-0.47
PIT36-2018-2746-48-70.10

SMART CHART
CHC TEAM PIT
3.87 RUNS4.19
4.34 RUNS AGNST4.09
-0.47 DIFF0.10
-$1,157 MONEY$326
3.97 TEAM ERA3.70
8.07 OFF HITS8.82
2.75 OFF WALKS3.43
8.64OFF Ks 7.95
8.43DEF HITS 8.55
3.34 DEF WALKS3.09
8.25 DEF Ks7.29
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
09/15/2013Chi Cubs7u-1256½o-1027u-1256½o-1056½o-1056½o-115
1:35 PMPittsburgh-191-176-191-176-176-190
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
TRAVIS WOOD (L) ERA: 5.12 W/L: 7-9
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
07/19/2014ARIL3-9O5⅓-100
07/13/2014ATLL7-10O6-100
07/08/2014CINL2-4U5⅓-111
FRANCISCO LIRIANO (L) ERA: 4.18 W/L: 2-7
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
07/23/2014LAW6-1U7100
07/18/2014COLW4-2U5100
07/13/2014CINL3-6O4-100
BULLPENS
Chicago Cubs's relievers have pitched 7 innings in the last 3 games.Pittsburgh Pirates's relievers have pitched 8 innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
CHICAGO CUBS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Kyuji FujikawaP60-Day Disabled List
James McDonaldP60-Day Disabled List
Justin RuggianoOFDay-to-Day (groin)
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Pedro Alvarez3BDay-to-Day (knee)
Clint BarmesSS15-Day Disabled List
Gerrit ColeP15-Day Disabled List
Starling MarteOF7-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
09/14/2013SatCHC1PIT2PIT-1867US BakerG Cole
09/13/2013FriCHC5PIT4CHC-1717OJ ArrietaC Morton
09/12/2013ThuCHC1PIT3PIT-172UC RusinJ Locke
07/07/2013SunPIT3CHC4CHC1359UA BurnettC Villanueva
07/06/2013SatPIT1CHC4CHC1059UC MortonE Jackson
07/05/2013FriPIT6CHC2PIT127OF LirianoJ Samardzija
06/09/2013SunPIT1CHC4CHC116UJ LockeE Jackson
06/08/2013SatPIT6CHC2PIT-1097OA BurnettJ Samardzija
06/07/2013FriPIT2CHC0PIT1107UF LirianoT Wood
05/23/2013ThuCHC2PIT4PIT-131UE JacksonJ Gomez

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
TRAVIS WOOD VS. PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/21/20145-3PIT4⅔43334L
06/10/20147-3CHC6⅔93322W
04/10/20145-4PIT641139ND
09/15/20133-2PIT652224ND
06/07/20132-0PIT641126L
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
09/14/2013Sat1at PIT2L-1867S Baker6G Cole
09/13/2013Fri5at PIT4W-1717J Arrieta5C Morton
09/12/2013Thu1at PIT3L-172C Rusin7J Locke
09/11/2013Wed0at CIN6L-181J Samardzija 5⅔M Leake
09/10/2013Tue9at CIN1W-2458E Jackson7T Cingrani
PITTSBURGH PIRATES
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
09/14/2013Sat2CHC1W-1867G Cole7S Baker
09/13/2013Fri4CHC5L-1717C Morton5J Arrieta
09/12/2013Thu3CHC1W-172J Locke7C Rusin
09/11/2013Wed7at TEX5W-1328A Burnett6⅓M Garza
09/10/2013Tue5at TEX4W-1278F Liriano6M Perez
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Chi Cubs's Overall Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Overall Defense3.9104.19
Chi Cubs's Away Scoring vs Pittsburgh's Home Defense3.7104.09
Chi Cubs's Road ERA vs Pittsburgh's Home ERA Allowed4.2124.33
Pittsburgh's Overall Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Overall Defense4.244.311
Pittsburgh's Home Scoring vs Chi Cubs's Road Defense4.534.412
Pittsburgh's Home ERA vs Chi Cubs's Road ERA Allowed3.473.59
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
Overall41-5921-2420-359-1732-4253-43-410-1031-49
vs Div16-288-108-180-616-2225-17-26-210-26
Last 103-72-41-32-11-68-22-21-5
vs AL5-61-34-30-35-33-80-25-4
vs NL36-5320-2116-329-1427-3950-35-410-826-45
PITTSBURGH PIRATESSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall54-4734-2120-2636-2018-2746-48-79-745-40
vs Div22-3013-149-1612-1210-1824-24-43-219-28
Last 107-35-12-25-12-26-43-14-2
vs AL6-73-23-54-22-58-51-15-6
vs NL48-4031-1917-2132-1816-2238-43-78-640-34

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