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Saturday at 8:10 PM
CHICAGO CUBS (43-51) AT COLORADO (46-51) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
911: CHICAGO CUBS
912: COLORADO
10.0
-154
43-51
46-51
44-45-5
44-50-3
4.1 / 4.2
4.4 / 4.4
(R) C VILLANUEVA
(R) J NICASIO
1-4
5-4
3.73
4.89
1.12
1.39
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy   Temperature: 60.0 °
Humidity: 33   Wind: North at 6.9 MPH (6 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
CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA +114 
COLORADONICASIO-114 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
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 games43-51-2175-244-44.41291-1418-262.844-45197-2031280-1314
as a road underdog of +125 to +1504-7-1.622-39-8.4111-172-20.27-432-24140-130
in road games21-25+2.276-133-32.3595-757-113.618-25103-97627-663
on the road when the total is 10 to 10.50-001-6-4.541-54-5.10-05-247-47
in July games8-6+4.232-33+6.6233-206+15.56-727-37204-222
when playing on Saturday7-8-0.926-42-13.8212-225-29.88-633-33196-226
in games played on a grass field43-51-2175-244-44.41234-1334-240.644-45197-2031216-1243
in night games22-25+0.686-130-25.6587-694-133.525-20110-96599-620
against right-handed starters30-36-2124-179-35.7945-1043-185.633-30150-143937-969
after a win16-26-10.367-107-32.6605-685-181.218-1975-86605-628
when playing against a team with a losing record21-14+782-99-19.1642-631-147.517-1486-85590-630
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season3-1+2.835-39-5355-318-49.22-133-36327-324

COLORADO team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games46-51-6.4183-240-57.61274-1434-147.644-50214-1961258-1338
as a home favorite of -125 to -15010-5+3.233-23+1.8221-176-20.36-927-26195-188
as a home favorite of -150 to -1757-1+5.524-12+4.9139-77+17.14-320-15110-99
in home games26-22-2.499-111-33.5736-619-8.921-26119-85654-652
at home when the total is 10 to 10.58-5+0.336-38-5.4137-112+10.15-838-35131-111
in July games5-9-2.724-41-13.1189-248-63.94-1026-38188-231
when playing on Saturday9-6+3.130-36-7.9204-235-38.27-740-24211-214
in games played on a grass field46-48-3.4183-237-54.61218-1353-129.643-48213-1941199-1266
in night games27-34-7.6129-153-16.2822-932-87.931-28143-132823-860
against right-handed starters32-28+2.1129-159-29.7911-1031-101.528-29151-128902-966
after a loss25-25+1.2105-135-21.2649-778-9527-21126-105665-697
when playing against a team with a losing record20-23-8.495-105-22.6592-587-78.121-22104-93565-567
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season3-4-144-42+4.2323-287-4.23-444-40291-291
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.
CHICAGO CUBS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/6/2013JACKSON(R)PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)4-1W+1059 unU760551
7/7/2013VILLANUEVA(R)PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R)4-3W+1359 ovU871992
7/8/2013GARZA(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)8-2W1108 ovO13101530
7/9/2013WOOD(L)LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)7-2W+1259 ovP960650
7/10/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)LA ANGELSWILSON(L)2-13L+1208 unO5201570
7/11/2013JACKSON(R)ST LOUISWESTBROOK(R)3-0W+1158.5 unU761470
7/12/2013VILLANUEVA(R)ST LOUISKELLY(R)2-3L+1008.5 unU560770
7/13/2013GARZA(R)ST LOUISLYNN(R)6-4W+1057.5 unO1210112133
7/14/2013WOOD(L)ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)6-10L+1407 evO117121150
7/19/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ COLORADODE LA ROSA(L)3-1W1409.5 ovU890540
7/20/2013VILLANUEVA(R)@ COLORADONICASIO(R) 
7/21/2013JACKSON(R)@ COLORADOCHATWOOD(R) 
7/22/2013GARZA(R)@ ARIZONASKAGGS(L) 
7/23/2013WOOD(L)@ ARIZONACORBIN(L) 
7/24/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ ARIZONAKENNEDY(R) 
7/25/2013VILLANUEVA(R)@ ARIZONAMILEY(L) 
7/26/2013JACKSON(R)@ SAN FRANCISCOCAIN(R) 
7/27/2013 @ SAN FRANCISCO  

COLORADO - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/6/2013POMERANZ(L)@ ARIZONAMILEY(L)1-11L1659 unO6401270
7/7/2013OSWALT(R)@ ARIZONACORBIN(L)1-6L1758.5 evU3301150
7/8/2013CHATWOOD(R)@ SAN DIEGOVOLQUEZ(R)4-2W1257.5 unU980790
7/9/2013CHACIN(R)@ SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)1-2L1157 unU460980
7/10/2013DE LA ROSA(L)@ SAN DIEGOCASHNER(R)5-4W1257 unO13121791
7/11/2013POMERANZ(L)@ LA DODGERSCAPUANO(L)1-6L1408.5 evU75113110
7/12/2013NICASIO(R)@ LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L)3-0W2156.5 ovU780460
7/13/2013CHATWOOD(R)@ LA DODGERSGREINKE(R)0-1L1407 ovU221450
7/14/2013CHACIN(R)@ LA DODGERSNOLASCO(R)3-1W1207.5 ovU11110680
7/19/2013DE LA ROSA(L)CHICAGO CUBSSAMARDZIJA(R)1-3L-1509.5 ovU540890
7/20/2013NICASIO(R)CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA(R) 
7/21/2013CHATWOOD(R)CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R) 
7/22/2013POMERANZ(L)MIAMIKOEHLER(R) 
7/23/2013CHACIN(R)MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R) 
7/24/2013DE LA ROSA(L)MIAMITURNER(R) 
7/25/2013NICASIO(R)MIAMIEOVALDI(R) 
7/26/2013CHATWOOD(R)MILWAUKEEPERALTA(R) 
7/27/2013 MILWAUKEE  
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.
CHICAGO CUBS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games43-51-244-454.10.2430.2964.20.2440.308
Road Games21-25+2.218-253.60.2310.2793.70.2230.289
vs Right-handed Starters30-36-233-304.30.2460.2984.30.2450.308
Past 7 Games4-3+1.83-34.10.2490.3094.70.2810.351
Grass Games43-51-244-454.10.2430.2964.20.2440.308
Night Games22-25+0.625-204.10.2480.2964.60.2560.316
CHICAGO CUBS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.10.2430.2969432027773081040.033692436755260473647868
Road Games3.60.2310.279461602370134380.021571073402730228273035
Righty Starters4.30.2460.298662277561226740.032711664553042451455347
CHICAGO CUBS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.251.401258.31321222543310821211-15231856.1%
Road Games3.711.28611953491071946856-8151060%

COLORADO - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games46-51-6.444-504.40.2640.3204.40.2690.329
Home Games26-22-2.421-265.10.2800.3374.60.2690.326
vs Right-handed Starters32-28+2.128-294.70.2690.3244.10.2600.321
Past 7 Games3-4+0.11-62.00.2190.2862.40.2300.310
Grass Games46-48-3.443-484.50.2660.3224.40.2700.330
Night Games27-34-7.531-284.50.2600.3204.80.2780.338
COLORADO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2640.3209733548852941090.034082767387268373529056
Home Games5.10.2800.337481666467160570.032321433064734533264532
Righty Starters4.70.2690.324602086562191720.032691694585142245346236
COLORADO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.851.326327.41511403272810726712-1719967.9%
Home Games3.521.244173.7726816318531447-108657.1%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
CARLOS VILLANUEVA recent results and season statistics
CARLOS VILLANUEVA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games3.591.1582-52680.3-32327182261---
All Starts3.731.1171-41062.76.3262653717454-6-0.95-5
Road Starts3.000.9520-13217.0771337201-2-0.52-1
Last 3 Starts6.001.4670-23155.010101923101-2-0.81-2
CARLOS VILLANUEVA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/12/2013ST LOUIS2-3+1008.5Loss,UnderL6224024KELLY(R)
7/7/2013PITTSBURGH4-3+1359Win,Under 4113015BURNETT(R)
5/14/2013COLORADO4-9-11510.5Loss,OverL57712201FRANCIS(L)

JUAN NICASIO recent results and season statistics
JUAN NICASIO - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.891.3935-41788.35.25348921031598-9-0.411-5
Home Starts4.861.2162-17375.3202032513323-4-2.94-3
Last 3 Starts5.021.6051-2314.34.8118191481-2+0.11-2
JUAN NICASIO - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/12/2013at LA DODGERS3-0+2156.5Win,UnderW7003013KERSHAW(L)
6/25/2013at BOSTON4-11+17510Loss,OverL2.37612022DEMPSTER(R)
6/19/2013at TORONTO2-5+1409Loss,UnderL5424113BUEHRLE(L)
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
COLORADO is 9-7 (+0.9 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
8 of 16 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.8 Units, Under=-1.0 Units)
Games this season
CHICAGO CUBS is 3-1 (+2.3 Units) against COLORADO this season
3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.9 Units)

All games at COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
COLORADO is 5-2 (+1.9 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
4 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.6 Units)
Games played at COLORADO this season.
CHICAGO CUBS is 1-0 (+1.4 Units) against COLORADO this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
7/19/2013CHICAGO CUBS3+140  81190SAMARDZIJA(R)W7.3143
 COLORADO1-1509.5 ovUnder51040DE LA ROSA(L) 6153
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
CARLOS VILLANUEVA vs. COLORADO since 1997
VILLANUEVA is 0-1 when starting against COLORADO with an ERA of 12.60 and a WHIP of 2.400.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)
CARLOS VILLANUEVA recent starts vs. COLORADO
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/14/2013COLORADO4-9-11510.5Loss,OverL57712201FRANCIS(L)

JUAN NICASIO vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
NICASIO is 0-1 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 7.50 and a WHIP of 1.500.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)
JUAN NICASIO recent starts vs. CHICAGO CUBS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2013at CHICAGO CUBS1-9+1108Loss,OverL6558112WOOD(L)
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 CHICAGO CUBS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1055, 3.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 55.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (191-154, +22.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (1127-1068, -83.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 49.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-181, -40.7 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 CHICAGO CUBS games 50.8% of the time since 1997. (946-917, -110.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 54.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (145-122, +8.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (892-847, -72.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 55.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (152-124, +14.6 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CHICAGO CUBS
[P] 04/02/2013 - Arodys Vizcaino 60-day DL (3/27) ( Elbow )
[CF] 06/14/2013 - David DeJesus 15-day DL (6/14) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/28/2013 - Kyuji Fujikawa 60-day DL (5/27), out for season ( Arm )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Scott Baker 60-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Rafael Dolis 15-day DL (5/27) ( Forearm )
[P] 06/12/2013 - Zach Putnam 60-day DL (6/12) ( Elbow )
[CF] 06/30/2013 - Ryan Sweeney 60-day DL (6/30) ( Ribs )
[RF] 07/19/2013 - Nate Schierholtz "?" Saturday vs. Colorado Rockies ( Undisclosed )
[CF] 07/19/2013 - Brian Bogusevic 15-day DL (7/15) ( Hamstring )
COLORADO
[P] 03/31/2013 - Edwar Cabrera 60-day DL (2/14) ( Shoulder )
[P] 07/07/2013 - Roy Oswalt 15-day DL (7/8) ( Hamstring )
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