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ATLANTA (91-63) AT CHICAGO CUBS (65-90) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
909: ATLANTA
910: CHICAGO CUBS
7.5
+144
91-63
65-90
69-76-9
65-82-8
4.3 / 3.4
3.8 / 4.2
(R) J TEHERAN
(R) E JACKSON
12-8
8-16
3.14
4.75
1.19
1.42
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 54.0 °
Humidity: 51   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
ATLANTATEHERAN-169 
CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON +169 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
ATLANTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games91-63+10274-205+22.21596-1216-15.869-76212-2421316-1352
as a road favorite of -150 to -17511-4+4.816-7+5.2118-64+15.48-512-988-86
in road games39-41-6.9127-115+6749-656-0.139-37113-118664-679
in September games8-11-736-37-12.1250-192-225-1223-44183-236
when playing on Sunday14-10+0.742-33+3248-204-149-1334-36236-196
in day games28-21+2.987-60+19.3506-360+4322-2270-69434-396
in games played on a grass field90-62+10271-203+20.71469-1138-40.367-76209-2401217-1258
against right-handed starters67-47+4.9197-135+26.41172-876-18.253-52150-162950-984
after a loss35-27+1.9111-92+2700-507+40.227-3091-98584-565
when playing against a team with a losing record54-39-1.4151-112-1.9787-540-26.440-47108-139604-665
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season33-22+1.397-62+11435-280-14.926-2666-86319-365

CHICAGO CUBS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games65-90-10.5197-283-52.91313-1457-271.365-82218-2401301-1351
as a home underdog of +125 to +1506-8-0.119-30-559-67+11.86-619-2758-61
in home games30-47-18.4107-132-26.3702-682-165.436-36104-122663-665
in September games8-12-2.129-44-9.8220-227-26.95-1329-38195-231
when playing on Sunday8-16-6.628-47-14.8205-232-40.59-1532-42212-213
in day games29-46-14.797-134-31709-742-143.527-4395-125686-710
in games played on a grass field65-90-10.5197-283-52.91256-1373-249.165-82218-2401237-1280
against right-handed starters44-68-17.1138-211-50.9959-1075-200.750-57167-170954-996
after a win22-42-17.773-123-40.1611-701-188.627-3184-98614-640
when playing against a team with a winning record29-54-12.593-149-22.3581-718-10037-46111-123620-626
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season15-23+0.549-78-7.3279-378-63.113-2555-68319-312
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.
ATLANTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/8/2013MAHOLM(L)@ PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L)2-3L1107 unU211870
9/9/2013MEDLEN(R)@ MIAMIALVAREZ(R)5-2W-1657 ovP531870
9/10/2013TEHERAN(R)@ MIAMIKOEHLER(R)4-3W-1657.5 unU9101671
9/11/2013MINOR(L)@ MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)2-5L1006.5 unO7811380
9/12/2013GARCIA(R)@ MIAMIFLYNN(L)6-1W-1408 ovU980760
9/13/2013HALE(R)SAN DIEGOKENNEDY(R)3-4L-1408 unU5201080
9/14/2013MEDLEN(R)SAN DIEGOERLIN(L)2-1W-1957.5 unU9110570
9/15/2013TEHERAN(R)SAN DIEGOSMITH(R)0-4L-2008 unU461971
9/17/2013MINOR(L)@ WASHINGTONHAREN(R)5-6L1107 ovO982462
9/17/2013GARCIA(R)@ WASHINGTONROARK(R)0-4L1358 unU5611161
9/18/2013WOOD(L)@ WASHINGTONOHLENDORF(R)5-2W1007.5 unU841791
9/20/2013MAHOLM(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSBAKER(R)9-5W-1309 evO8901160
9/21/2013MEDLEN(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L)1-3L-1307.5 unU570961
9/22/2013TEHERAN(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R) 
9/23/2013MINOR(L)MILWAUKEEESTRADA(R) 
9/24/2013WOOD(L)MILWAUKEETHORNBURG(R) 
9/25/2013MAHOLM(L)MILWAUKEELOHSE(R) 
9/26/2013MEDLEN(R)PHILADELPHIACLOYD(R) 
9/27/2013TEHERAN(R)PHILADELPHIALEE(L) 
9/28/2013MINOR(L)PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R) 
9/29/2013 PHILADELPHIA  

CHICAGO CUBS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/8/2013BAKER(R)MILWAUKEEGALLARDO(R)1-3L+1157.5 unU330860
9/9/2013WOOD(L)@ CINCINNATIARROYO(R)2-0W1657.5 ovU760790
9/10/2013JACKSON(R)@ CINCINNATICINGRANI(L)9-1W2258 ovO13801091
9/11/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ CINCINNATILEAKE(R)0-6L1608.5 unU670860
9/12/2013RUSIN(L)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)1-3L1607.5 unU450650
9/13/2013ARRIETA(R)@ PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)5-4W1607 unO981971
9/14/2013BAKER(R)@ PITTSBURGHCOLE(R)1-2L1757 unU560540
9/15/2013WOOD(L)@ PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L)2-3L1656.5 unU350760
9/16/2013JACKSON(R)@ MILWAUKEEPERALTA(R)1-6L1158 evU563882
9/17/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ MILWAUKEEESTRADA(R)3-4L1257.5 unU742650
9/18/2013RUSIN(L)@ MILWAUKEETHORNBURG(R)0-7L1308 unU480530
9/19/2013ARRIETA(R)@ MILWAUKEELOHSE(R)5-1W1258.5 unU1380441
9/20/2013BAKER(R)ATLANTAMAHOLM(L)5-9L+1209 evO1160890
9/21/2013WOOD(L)ATLANTAMEDLEN(R)3-1W+1207.5 unU961570
9/22/2013JACKSON(R)ATLANTATEHERAN(R) 
9/23/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)PITTSBURGHMORTON(R) 
9/24/2013RUSIN(L)PITTSBURGHCOLE(R) 
9/25/2013ARRIETA(R)PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L) 
9/27/2013WOOD(L)@ ST LOUISLYNN(R) 
9/28/2013JACKSON(R)@ ST LOUISKELLY(R) 
9/29/2013 @ ST LOUIS  
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.
ATLANTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games91-63+1069-764.30.2480.3163.40.2430.297
Road Games39-41-6.939-374.00.2370.3033.80.2550.313
vs Right-handed Starters67-47+4.953-524.40.2510.3183.40.2490.301
Past 7 Games3-4-2.32-53.10.2110.2923.60.2450.300
Grass Games90-62+1067-764.20.2470.3163.30.2420.296
Day Games28-21+2.922-224.60.2520.3313.70.2460.306
ATLANTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2480.316154517812824291740.0362551713166010801357913678
Road Games4.00.2370.303802751651218880.033062636972455576447244
Righty Starters4.40.2510.31811438519673221330.0347737697348798986010356
ATLANTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.451.131440.41231203452715339828-15511478.5%
Road Games2.851.238211.77067184147819111-1027877.1%

CHICAGO CUBS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games65-90-10.565-823.80.2380.2954.20.2430.311
Home Games30-47-18.436-364.20.2500.3074.50.2510.320
vs Right-handed Starters44-68-17.150-573.90.2370.2934.30.2430.309
Past 7 Games2-5-2.61-62.70.2310.2854.40.2010.287
Grass Games65-90-10.565-823.80.2380.2954.20.2430.311
Day Games29-46-14.727-433.70.2370.2994.00.2300.302
CHICAGO CUBS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.80.2380.295155527112534701700.03565430116661104613495124104
Home Games4.20.2500.3077725716432531010.043142135652849477526952
Righty Starters3.90.2370.29311238359073391190.034153098413675193718576
CHICAGO CUBS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.071.3604442132014074919737621-30382560.3%
Home Games4.421.385234123115219191052199-16121250%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JULIO TEHERAN recent results and season statistics
JULIO TEHERAN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.141.19112-828174.76.26461163214516018-10+4.510-18
Road Starts3.511.2445-413826.33532791223598-5+2.57-6
Last 3 Starts3.661.1182-1319.76.6881626202-100-3
JULIO TEHERAN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/15/2013SAN DIEGO0-4-2008Loss,UnderL6.7447206SMITH(R)
9/10/2013at MIAMI4-3-1657.5Win,UnderW6.7335036KOEHLER(R)
8/30/2013MIAMI2-1-1406.5Win,UnderW6.3114038FERNANDEZ(R)

EDWIN JACKSON recent results and season statistics
EDWIN JACKSON - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.751.4228-1629166.75.710188181135612810-19-6.813-15
Home Starts4.501.5004-712726.0413683425614-8-4.55-6
Last 3 Starts3.371.4371-23165.3661805111-2-0.11-1
EDWIN JACKSON - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/16/2013at MILWAUKEE1-6+1158Loss,UnderL4222033PERALTA(R)
9/10/2013at CINCINNATI9-1+2258Win,OverW7119004CINGRANI(L)
9/3/2013MIAMI2-6-1408LossL5337024KOEHLER(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
CHICAGO CUBS is 8-11 (-0.2 Units) against ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
11 of 19 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.7 Units)
Games this season
ATLANTA is 4-1 (+2.7 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.7 Units)

All games at CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
ATLANTA is 5-4 (+0.2 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
7 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+4.7 Units)
Games played at CHICAGO CUBS this season.
CHICAGO CUBS is 1-1 (+0.2 Units) against ATLANTA this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
9/21/2013ATLANTA1-130 Under50070MEDLEN(R) 7.3162
 CHICAGO CUBS3+1207.5 unWin90061WOOD(L) 7154
9/20/2013ATLANTA9-130  82090MAHOLM(L) 5.3480
 CHICAGO CUBS5+1209 evOver113060BAKER(R) 4543
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JULIO TEHERAN vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
TEHERAN is 0-0 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.800.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.3 units)
JULIO TEHERAN recent starts vs. CHICAGO CUBS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/6/2013CHICAGO CUBS6-5-1707.5Win,Over 5558212VILLANUEVA(R)

EDWIN JACKSON vs. ATLANTA since 1997
JACKSON is 0-1 when starting against ATLANTA with an ERA of 3.70 and a WHIP of 1.356.
His team's record is 1-3 (-2.1 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-2. (-0.4 units)
EDWIN JACKSON recent starts vs. ATLANTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/15/2012at ATLANTA4-5+1057.5Loss,Over 5.3434217HANSON(R)
7/21/2012ATLANTA0-4-1108Loss,UnderL7115129SHEETS(R)
9/9/2011ATLANTA4-3-1408.5Win,Under 6227025DELGADO(R)
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 ATLANTA in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1086, 2.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 54.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (224-184, +22.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (1168-1086, -14.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 53.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (212-185, +4.2 units)
Edge=CHICAGO CUBS
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (881-888, -124.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 50.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (139-137, -14.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 51% of the time since 1997. (978-940, -103.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 55% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-145, +15.1 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
ATLANTA
[P] 08/23/2013 - Brandon Beachy 15-day DL (8/23) ( Elbow )
[2B] 08/16/2013 - Tyler Pastornicky 15-day DL (8/15), out for season ( Knee )
[P] 07/24/2013 - Tim Hudson 60-day DL (7/24), out for season ( Ankle )
[P] 07/04/2013 - Cristhian Martinez 60-day DL (4/7) ( Shoulder )
[P] 07/04/2013 - Jonny Venters 60-day DL (3/27); out for season ( Elbow )
[SS] 06/22/2013 - Ramiro Pena 15-day DL (6/17), out for season ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/18/2013 - Eric O'Flaherty 60-day DL (5/18); out for season ( Elbow )
CHICAGO CUBS
[C] 09/20/2013 - Welington Castillo out for season ( Knee )
[LF] 08/10/2013 - Thomas Neal 60-day DL (8/7) ( Shoulder )
[P] 08/08/2013 - Matt Guerrier 60-day DL (8/7) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/12/2013 - Zach Putnam 60-day DL (6/12) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Rafael Dolis 15-day DL (5/27) ( Forearm )
[P] 05/28/2013 - Kyuji Fujikawa 60-day DL (5/27), out for season ( Arm )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Arodys Vizcaino 60-day DL (3/27) ( Elbow )
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