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PHILADELPHIA (40-45) AT PITTSBURGH (52-31) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
907: PHILADELPHIA
908: PITTSBURGH
7.5
-130
40-45
52-31
46-38-1
37-44-2
3.9 / 4.4
3.9 / 3.4
(L) C HAMELS
(R) G COLE
2-11
4-0
4.58
3.70
1.30
1.23
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
PHILADELPHIAHAMELS +131 
PITTSBURGHCOLE-131 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
PHILADELPHIA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games40-45-9.4225-189-17.31418-1304-52.846-38207-1911325-1278
as a road underdog of +100 to +1257-6+1.822-23+1.3168-160+27.54-921-23154-162
in road games21-27-5.4113-99+1.3681-684+17.523-25104-103660-647
in July games1-1+0.428-22+0.5229-194+201-129-20211-192
when playing on Thursday4-5-1.326-19+3.3165-169-33.24-419-22153-162
in day games9-14-767-61-9.8437-413-29.113-1065-57412-403
in games played on a grass field40-45-9.4223-185-14.81064-953-19.546-38203-189979-953
against right-handed starters32-34-6.4163-134-10.81052-943-18.534-31152-131989-916
after a loss22-22-198-87-11.4664-637-39.623-2095-85645-606
when playing against a team with a winning record18-18+0.2102-96-11680-661+22.721-1499-88663-613
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season1-1+0.450-38+5.9358-324+45.81-136-47319-324

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 games52-31+27.2203-204+23.71167-1502-106.537-44184-2051252-1284
as a home favorite of -125 to -15010-5+329-21+0.5120-97-11.63-1118-29111-95
in home games29-14+13.4110-95+8.9662-672+17.417-2587-112628-642
in July games1-1-0.530-23+6.9195-224-8.61-124-27194-203
when playing on Thursday5-4+2.218-20+1.5118-186-43.63-418-13127-152
in day games20-11+14.275-68+20.4363-506-64.717-1371-65420-410
in games played on a grass field52-31+27.2201-203+22.2952-1269-10137-44183-2031022-1085
against left-handed starters9-8+0.454-49+5.9298-384-37.610-748-52306-348
after a win30-21+12.195-106-3.8518-651-51.425-2593-97548-565
when playing against a team with a losing record31-10+22.9107-96+6.7544-635-67.815-2590-105561-562
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season1-1-0.537-56-28.4281-343-58.21-146-42305-291
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.
PHILADELPHIA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/21/2013HAMELS(L)NY METSHEFNER(R)3-4L-1857.5 ovU10100982
6/22/2013PETTIBONE(R)NY METSGEE(R)8-7W-1159 unO12421081
6/23/2013LANNAN(L)NY METSHARVEY(R)0-8L+1207.5 ovO4411260
6/24/2013LEE(L)@ SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)3-4L-1156.5 unO11701092
6/25/2013KENDRICK(R)@ SAN DIEGOMARQUIS(R)6-2W1007.5 unO780981
6/26/2013HAMELS(L)@ SAN DIEGOERLIN(L)7-5W-1157 ovO1061983
6/27/2013PETTIBONE(R)@ LA DODGERSGREINKE(R)4-6L1757.5 unO1470740
6/28/2013LANNAN(L)@ LA DODGERSCAPUANO(L)16-1W1408 unO21111561
6/29/2013LEE(L)@ LA DODGERSRYU(L)3-4L-1156.5 unO11110652
6/30/2013KENDRICK(R)@ LA DODGERSFIFE(R)1-6L1008.5 unU6301480
7/2/2013PETTIBONE(R)@ PITTSBURGHCUMPTON(R)3-1W1408.5 evU961692
7/3/2013LANNAN(L)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)5-6L1808 unO119013102
7/4/2013HAMELS(L)@ PITTSBURGHCOLE(R) 
7/5/2013LEE(L)ATLANTAHUDSON(R) 
7/6/2013KENDRICK(R)ATLANTAMAHOLM(L) 
7/7/2013PETTIBONE(R)ATLANTAMEDLEN(R) 
7/8/2013LANNAN(L)WASHINGTONDETWILER(L) 
7/9/2013HAMELS(L)WASHINGTONTAYLOR(R) 
7/10/2013LEE(L)WASHINGTONGONZALEZ(L) 
7/11/2013 WASHINGTON  

PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/20/2013CUMPTON(R)@ CINCINNATIBAILEY(R)5-3W1858 evP1072851
6/21/2013COLE(R)@ LA ANGELSWEAVER(R)5-2W1507.5 evU1180430
6/22/2013LIRIANO(L)@ LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R)6-1W1207.5 ovU10608111
6/23/2013MORTON(R)@ LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)10-9W1459 unO1373982
6/25/2013LOCKE(L)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)9-4W-1207 ovO1370541
6/26/2013GOMEZ(R)@ SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)4-2W1606.5 ovU8718100
6/28/2013COLE(R)MILWAUKEEHELLWEG(R)10-3W-1958 ovO12601092
6/29/2013LIRIANO(L)MILWAUKEEHAND(R)2-1W-2057.5 ovU630770
6/30/2013MORTON(R)MILWAUKEELOHSE(R)2-1W-1408 unU8122440
7/2/2013CUMPTON(R)PHILADELPHIAPETTIBONE(R)1-3L-1508.5 evU692961
7/3/2013LOCKE(L)PHILADELPHIALANNAN(L)6-5W-1908 unO131021190
7/4/2013COLE(R)PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L) 
7/5/2013LIRIANO(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSSAMARDZIJA(R) 
7/6/2013MORTON(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R) 
7/7/2013GOMEZ(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSFELDMAN(R) 
7/8/2013LOCKE(L)OAKLANDCOLON(R) 
7/9/2013COLE(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R) 
7/10/2013LIRIANO(L)OAKLANDMILONE(L) 
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.
PHILADELPHIA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games40-45-9.446-383.90.2560.3084.40.2600.319
Road Games21-27-5.423-253.60.2600.3084.00.2590.320
vs Right-handed Starters32-34-6.434-313.70.2530.3084.50.2680.322
Past 7 Games3-4-0.45-25.60.3080.3544.10.2530.330
Grass Games40-45-9.446-383.90.2560.3084.40.2600.319
Day Games9-14-713-103.70.2610.3066.00.2970.359
PHILADELPHIA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2560.308852872734237830.033092186205256083467360
Road Games3.60.2600.308481671434124390.021631173302233749244530
Righty Starters3.70.2530.308662206559176650.032331734794842869395845
PHILADELPHIA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.551.489221.7121112231279919813-15171063%
Road Games4.101.475120.7595512110571125-1111473.3%

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games52-31+27.237-443.90.2420.3003.40.2260.296
Home Games29-14+13.417-253.80.2470.3063.10.2200.283
vs Left-handed Starters9-8+0.410-74.20.2480.3043.80.2400.316
Past 7 Games6-1+5.13-44.90.2610.3272.70.2140.258
Grass Games52-31+27.237-443.90.2420.3003.40.2260.296
Day Games20-11+14.217-134.30.2430.3033.60.2100.286
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2420.300832806680240840.033112317055556961606854
Home Games3.80.2470.306431425352116360.031551213313230135333526
Lefty Starters4.20.2480.3041759714855210.0468481431012513111111
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.871.122301.396962342710427219-1033880.5%
Home Games2.221.019162404011475115010-418385.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
COLE HAMELS recent results and season statistics
COLE HAMELS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.581.3022-11171066.258541051333993-14-15.96-10
Road Starts3.811.3071-5954.36.0262351520542-7-6.43-6
Last 3 Starts5.211.4210-23196.312112027171-2-1.81-2
COLE HAMELS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/26/2013at SAN DIEGO7-5-1157Win,Over 6547125ERLIN(L)
6/21/2013NY METS3-4-1857.5Loss,UnderL6447035HEFNER(R)
6/16/2013at COLORADO2-5+1059.5Loss,UnderL7336127CHACIN(R)

GERRIT COLE recent results and season statistics
GERRIT COLE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.701.2334-0424.36.110102614114-0+4.53-1
Home Starts4.001.3893-03186.088220363-0+33-0
Last 3 Starts4.001.2783-03186.088191493-0+3.52-1
GERRIT COLE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/28/2013MILWAUKEE10-3-1958Win,OverW6338033HELLWEG(R)
6/21/2013at LA ANGELS5-2+1507.5Win,UnderW6.3224115WEAVER(R)
6/16/2013LA DODGERS6-3-1257.5Win,OverW5.7337001GREINKE(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 10-9 (+2.8 Units) against PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
12 of 18 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+5.8 Units)
Games this season
PITTSBURGH is 4-2 (+2.5 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
3 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-0.5 Units)

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 5-3 (+2.8 Units) against PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.3 Units, Under=-0.6 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
PHILADELPHIA is 1-1 (+0.4 Units) against PITTSBURGH this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-0.2 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
7/3/2013PHILADELPHIA5+180 Over111090LANNAN(L)L54113
 PITTSBURGH6-1908 unWin1311102LOCKE(L)W5.7273
7/2/2013PHILADELPHIA3+140  90061PETTIBONE(R)W5.7133
 PITTSBURGH1-1508.5 evUnder61192CUMPTON(R)L5.7361
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
COLE HAMELS vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
HAMELS is 1-2 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.024.
His team's record is 3-3 (-2.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 4-2. (+1.6 units)
COLE HAMELS recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/23/2013PITTSBURGH0-2-1557Loss,UnderL8227116LOCKE(L)
6/3/2011at PITTSBURGH1-2-1657.5Loss,Under 8111034KARSTENS(R)
7/1/2010at PITTSBURGH2-3-1758.5Loss,UnderL7335028MCCUTCHEN(R)

GERRIT COLE vs. PHILADELPHIA since 1997
No recent starts.
GERRIT COLE recent starts vs. PHILADELPHIA
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 PHILADELPHIA games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1073, -35.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PHILADELPHIA games 51.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (185-173, -6.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52.2% of the time since 1997. (1142-1046, -0.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-167, -13.6 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 PHILADELPHIA games 50.2% of the time since 1997. (855-847, -114.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PHILADELPHIA games 57% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (134-101, +20.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.3% of the time since 1997. (814-805, -105.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (106-108, -14.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
PHILADELPHIA
[C] 06/09/2013 - Erik Kratz 15-day DL (6/8) ( Knee )
[P] 06/17/2013 - Jeremy Horst 15-day DL (6/17) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/22/2013 - Mike Adams 15-day DL (6/20) ( Bicep )
[P] 05/07/2013 - Roy Halladay 15-day DL (5/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/24/2013 - Michael Stutes 15-day DL (6/23) ( Bicep )
[P] 07/01/2013 - Kyle Kendrick "?" for next scheduled start Saturday vs. Atlanta Braves ( Concussion )
[3B] 07/04/2013 - Michael Young is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates ( Rest )
PITTSBURGH
[P] 06/13/2013 - A.J. Burnett 15-day DL (6/9) ( Calf )
[2B] 03/31/2013 - Chase d'Arnaud 60-day DL (3/20) ( Thumb )
[P] 05/08/2013 - James McDonald 15-day DL (5/1) ( Back )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Jared Hughes 15-day DL (6/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jeff Karstens 60-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/11/2013 - Wandy Rodriguez 15-day DL (6/6) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/29/2013 - Jose Contreras 15-day DL (5/28) ( Back )
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