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ARIZONA (62-57) AT PITTSBURGH (71-49) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
953: ARIZONA
954: PITTSBURGH
7.0
-154
62-57
71-49
51-64-4
51-64-5
4.2 / 4.1
3.9 / 3.5
(R) B MCCARTHY
(R) G COLE
2-6
5-5
4.73
3.96
1.41
1.14
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy   Temperature: 57.0 °
Humidity: 30   Wind: Southwest at 11.5 MPH (10 KT)
 
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Line
TeamPitcherEstimateEdge
ARIZONAMCCARTHY +103 
PITTSBURGHCOLE-103 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
ARIZONA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games62-57+2.8240-210+16.61291-1299-132.751-64205-2271221-1256
as a road underdog of +125 to +1507-10-0.524-37-4.8130-194-17.28-728-28138-170
in road games26-31-0.3109-113+11.4589-700-64.927-28106-107578-651
in August games7-5+239-31+5.8224-211-18.56-629-36199-217
when playing on Friday12-7+5.941-31+10.4204-206-28.86-1236-34192-198
when playing with a day off7-5+2.624-23+2.9139-145-25.95-718-27131-139
in games played on a grass field61-56+2.1239-209+15.91243-1244-126.151-62205-2251178-1199
in night games44-41+2.8175-149+15.8928-902-67.341-42148-165849-905
against right-handed starters42-39-0.3163-136+22.3913-925-91.636-42136-150857-896
after a win32-29+0.5132-107+15.6668-616-34.726-33108-121598-626
after 3 or more consecutive wins7-9-4.639-32+2.7190-155+1.83-1231-37148-180
when playing against a team with a winning record27-26+4.194-98+3.1563-656-78.119-3182-104576-597
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season7-4+4.844-40+8.7288-337-34.14-739-42279-323

PITTSBURGH team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games71-49+25.3222-222+21.81186-1520-108.451-64198-2251266-1304
as a home favorite of -125 to -15015-6+6.834-22+4.2125-98-7.96-1421-32114-98
in home games41-20+18122-101+13.4674-678+21.922-3692-123633-653
in August games6-7-2.425-46-21.8187-283-51.25-541-25225-226
when playing on Friday11-8+1.930-38-6.1183-249-36.58-1129-37193-216
in games played on a grass field71-49+25.3220-221+20.2971-1287-102.951-64197-2231036-1105
in night games46-29+16.6142-145+6.9811-1001-42.628-43121-152833-882
against right-handed starters59-38+25.5165-170+16.5885-1133-70.338-55147-171957-954
after a loss29-19+11.4114-106+23.2650-859-66.718-2796-115706-724
when playing against a team with a winning record26-24+790-105+11.6557-793-49.427-2194-91630-652
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season7-7+0.334-49-5.9247-396-51.96-740-39293-316
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
ARIZONA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
8/2/2013DELGADO(R)@ BOSTONLESTER(L)7-6W1809 ovO1691960
8/3/2013CORBIN(L)@ BOSTONPEAVY(R)2-5L1358 ovU651970
8/4/2013MCCARTHY(R)@ BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)0-4L1829 evU8719131
8/6/2013MILEY(L)TAMPA BAYHELLICKSON(R)6-1W+1108 evU840770
8/7/2013DELGADO(R)TAMPA BAYARCHER(R)9-8W+1108 unO12701640
8/9/2013CORBIN(L)NY METSHEFNER(R)5-4W-2058 unO1090870
8/10/2013MCCARTHY(R)NY METSWHEELER(R)1-4L-1708.5 unU11100970
8/11/2013SPRUILL(R)NY METSNIESE(L)5-9L-1309 unO11811171
8/12/2013MILEY(L)BALTIMOREFELDMAN(R)7-6W-1108.5 unO9701052
8/13/2013DELGADO(R)BALTIMOREGONZALEZ(R)4-3W+1058.5 unU951630
8/14/2013CORBIN(L)BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)5-4W-1257.5 unO111311490
8/16/2013MCCARTHY(R)@ PITTSBURGHCOLE(R) 
8/17/2013CAHILL(R)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L) 
8/18/2013MILEY(L)@ PITTSBURGHMORTON(R) 
8/19/2013DELGADO(R)@ CINCINNATIARROYO(R) 
8/20/2013CORBIN(L)@ CINCINNATICINGRANI(L) 
8/21/2013MCCARTHY(R)@ CINCINNATILEAKE(R) 
8/22/2013CAHILL(R)@ CINCINNATILATOS(R) 
8/23/2013 @ PHILADELPHIA  

PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
8/2/2013COLE(R)COLORADOCHACIN(R)2-4L-1607 unU840980
8/3/2013LIRIANO(L)COLORADODE LA ROSA(L)5-2W-2007 unP1170660
8/4/2013BURNETT(R)COLORADONICASIO(R)5-1W-1907 unU861851
8/6/2013LOCKE(L)MIAMIALVAREZ(R)4-3W-1857 ovP85111110
8/7/2013MORTON(R)MIAMIKOEHLER(R)4-2W-1907.5 unU640720
8/8/2013COLE(R)MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)5-4W-1306.5 unO12131971
8/9/2013LIRIANO(L)@ COLORADODE LA ROSA(L)1-10L-1359 evO1012116110
8/10/2013BURNETT(R)@ COLORADONICASIO(R)4-6L-1359.5 evO10921080
8/11/2013LOCKE(L)@ COLORADOBETTIS(R)2-3L-12010 unU682691
8/13/2013MORTON(R)@ ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)3-4L1607 ovP1011214170
8/14/2013LIRIANO(L)@ ST LOUISMILLER(R)5-1W1156.5 unU851421
8/15/2013BURNETT(R)@ ST LOUISLYNN(R)5-6L1057 unO13901280
8/16/2013COLE(R)ARIZONAMCCARTHY(R) 
8/17/2013LOCKE(L)ARIZONACAHILL(R) 
8/18/2013MORTON(R)ARIZONAMILEY(L) 
8/19/2013LIRIANO(L)@ SAN DIEGOCASHNER(R) 
8/20/2013BURNETT(R)@ SAN DIEGOROSS(R) 
8/21/2013COLE(R)@ SAN DIEGOKENNEDY(R) 
8/22/2013LOCKE(L)@ SAN FRANCISCOCAIN(R) 
8/23/2013 @ SAN FRANCISCO  
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
ARIZONA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games62-57+2.951-644.20.2570.3194.10.2540.313
Road Games26-31-0.327-284.20.2600.3154.20.2590.319
vs Right-handed Starters42-39-0.336-424.20.2530.3144.30.2580.311
Past 7 Games5-2+2.25-25.10.2770.3395.40.2810.327
Grass Games61-56+2.251-624.20.2570.3194.20.2550.312
Night Games44-41+2.841-424.40.2580.3204.20.2580.315
ARIZONA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.20.2570.319119414010663461030.02470372854438421235510732
Road Games4.20.2600.315572069538152460.022241664332142163224418
Righty Starters4.20.2530.314812842718234770.033212546233557978377321
ARIZONA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.321.260368.31421363344113034427-14312159.6%
Road Games3.301.329169.36662157176815811-7141156%

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games71-49+25.351-643.90.2450.3043.50.2310.299
Home Games41-20+1822-363.80.2500.3083.10.2260.286
vs Right-handed Starters59-38+25.438-553.80.2400.3003.30.2270.294
Past 7 Games2-5-3.84-23.60.2600.3314.90.2680.338
Grass Games71-49+25.351-643.90.2450.3043.50.2310.299
Night Games46-29+16.628-433.80.2450.3013.30.2380.303
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2450.304120407810003451140.03443345102082849978811072
Home Games3.80.2500.308612016503160460.022191714584442953435634
Righty Starters3.80.2400.300973273787274900.033492798276767380699459
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.751.1394091281253243114234325-15411178.8%
Home Games2.261.042215565416076418416-422484.6%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
BRANDON MCCARTHY recent results and season statistics
BRANDON MCCARTHY - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.731.4102-613786.0434196814485-8-4.75-7
Road Starts5.011.5471-3632.35.418184248193-3+0.12-4
Last 3 Starts6.431.7140-33144.71010202490-3-3.71-2
BRANDON MCCARTHY - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/10/2013NY METS1-4-1708.5Loss,UnderL7226114WHEELER(R)
8/4/2013at BOSTON0-4+1829Loss,UnderL4.3225035DOUBRONT(L)
5/30/2013at TEXAS5-9+1309.5Loss,OverL2.7669100GRIMM(R)

GERRIT COLE recent results and season statistics
GERRIT COLE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.961.1375-511666.0292960615476-505-6
Home Starts4.531.3363-4845.75.7232350311304-4-1.55-3
Last 3 Starts5.191.0390-2317.35.810101335181-2-1.71-2
GERRIT COLE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/8/2013MIAMI5-4-1306.5Win,Over 5446114FERNANDEZ(R)
8/2/2013COLORADO2-4-1607Loss,UnderL5.3333126CHACIN(R)
7/28/2013at MIAMI2-3-1106.5Loss,UnderL7334128FERNANDEZ(R)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
Games over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 9-7 (+4.8 Units) against ARIZONA over the last 3 seasons
8 of 16 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.3 Units, Under=-0.9 Units)
Games this season
PITTSBURGH is 2-1 (+1.6 Units) against ARIZONA this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 4-3 (+1.2 Units) against ARIZONA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.9 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
BRANDON MCCARTHY vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
MCCARTHY is 0-1 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.799.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.4 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.1 units)
BRANDON MCCARTHY recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/9/2013PITTSBURGH5-6-1408.5Loss,OverL6.76410024MCDONALD(R)

GERRIT COLE vs. ARIZONA since 1997
No recent starts.
GERRIT COLE recent starts vs. ARIZONA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ARIZONA games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-984, -7.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ARIZONA games 51.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (193-180, -1.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52.1% of the time since 1997. (1156-1062, -4.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (191-183, -18.0 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ARIZONA games 51.7% of the time since 1997. (817-762, -53.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ARIZONA games 52.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (136-122, -1.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (832-818, -103.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (124-121, -11.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
ARIZONA
[RF] 08/12/2013 - Cody Ross 15-day DL (8/11), out for season ( Hip )
[3B] 08/11/2013 - Eric Chavez 15-day DL (8/10) ( Knee )
[C] 08/01/2013 - Miguel Montero 15-day DL (7/29) ( Back )
[SS] 07/03/2013 - Willie Bloomquist 15-day DL (6/28) ( Hand )
[P] 07/01/2013 - Trevor Cahill 15-day DL (7/1) ( Hip )
[P] 06/11/2013 - Matt Reynolds 15-day DL (6/10) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Daniel Hudson 60-day DL (2/18) ( Elbow )
PITTSBURGH
[C] 07/29/2013 - Michael McKenry 15-day DL (7/29), out for season ( Knee )
[RF] 07/28/2013 - Travis Snider 15-day DL (7/28) ( Toe )
[P] 07/23/2013 - Jason Grilli 15-day DL (7/23) ( Forearm )
[P] 07/12/2013 - James McDonald 60-day DL (5/1) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/11/2013 - Wandy Rodriguez 15-day DL (6/6) ( Forearm )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Jared Hughes 15-day DL (6/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/29/2013 - Jose Contreras 15-day DL (5/28) ( Back )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jeff Karstens 60-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
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