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Matchup Reports

Friday at 2:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (7-3) AT CHICAGO CUBS (3-6) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
951: SAN FRANCISCO
952: CHICAGO CUBS
9.5
+129
7-3
3-6
6-4-0
4-5-0
4.5 / 4.1
3.2 / 4.2
(R) M CAIN
(R) C VILLANUEVA
0-1
0-0
8.38
1.35
1.45
1.20
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
SAN FRANCISCOCAIN-196
CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA +196 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
SAN FRANCISCO team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games7-3+3.7199-153+24.81434-1226+118.66-4173-1651279-1253
when the total is 9 to 9.50-0014-5+11.2387-306+58.50-09-9321-317
as a road favorite of -150 to -1750-009-3+4.252-21+19.10-011-146-23
in road games3-1+2.295-80+17.2656-673+41.92-297-72667-602
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.50-0014-5+11.2194-172+37.90-09-9181-157
in April games7-3+3.732-25+4.8217-177+29.16-428-27192-175
when playing on Friday1-0+131-23+3.1221-195+13.30-121-27196-203
in day games3-3-0.565-63-6.6507-475-164-264-59482-458
in games played on a grass field7-3+3.7199-153+24.81371-1168+1136-4173-1651209-1205
against right-handed starters4-2+1.7130-115-5.21051-900+73.45-1126-108956-902
after a win5-1+4113-84+16780-643+74.55-1100-89680-679
after 3 or more consecutive wins1-1-0.231-27+0.8231-190+182-030-26205-193
when playing against a team with a losing record2-2-0.5114-76+16.7706-528+62.23-190-92582-594

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 games3-6-2.6135-199-451251-1373-263.44-5157-1631240-1274
when the total is 9 to 9.50-1-1.222-30-4.1357-404-97.81-022-26328-381
as a home underdog of +125 to +1500-0013-22-4.853-59+11.90-013-2152-55
in home games1-2-1.278-87-9673-637-148.13-071-86630-629
at home when the total is 9 to 9.50-1-1.212-14-2.2175-159-37.21-011-13149-168
in April games3-6-2.623-35-10.9186-206-49.54-531-26197-177
when playing on Friday0-1-123-29-1191-224-50.70-124-22200-190
in day games2-3-0.670-91-16.9682-699-129.42-370-85661-670
in games played on a grass field3-6-2.6135-199-451194-1289-241.24-5157-1631176-1203
against right-handed starters3-4-0.697-147-34.4918-1011-184.34-3121-116908-942
after a loss2-3-0.883-113-18.2660-704-83.43-298-92650-656
when playing against a team with a winning record0-4-464-99-13.9552-668-91.62-276-79585-582
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.
SAN FRANCISCO - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013CAIN(R)@ LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L)0-4L1406 unU430770
4/2/2013BUMGARNER(L)@ LA DODGERSRYU(L)3-0W1007 unU1050222
4/3/2013LINCECUM(R)@ LA DODGERSBECKETT(R)5-3W1207 ovO6117122
4/5/2013ZITO(L)ST LOUISWESTBROOK(R)1-0W-1157.5 ovU6110341
4/6/2013VOGELSONG(R)ST LOUISMILLER(R)3-6L-1207 unO7801160
4/7/2013CAIN(R)ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)3-14L-1306.5 evO10621560
4/8/2013BUMGARNER(L)COLORADODE LA ROSA(L)4-2W-1807 unU841670
4/9/2013LINCECUM(R)COLORADONICASIO(R)9-6W-1257 evO14101440
4/10/2013ZITO(L)COLORADOFRANCIS(L)10-0W-1357.5 ovO16130771
4/11/2013VOGELSONG(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSFELDMAN(R)7-6W-1308 unO91021262
4/12/2013CAIN(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA(R) 
4/13/2013BUMGARNER(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSSAMARDZIJA(R) 
4/14/2013 @ CHICAGO CUBS  
4/16/2013 @ MILWAUKEE  
4/17/2013 @ MILWAUKEE  
4/18/2013 @ MILWAUKEE  
4/19/2013 SAN DIEGO  

CHICAGO CUBS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R)3-1W1157 unU651361
4/3/2013JACKSON(R)@ PITTSBURGHRODRIGUEZ(L)0-3L1206.5 ovU251660
4/4/2013WOOD(L)@ PITTSBURGHMCDONALD(R)3-2W1357 evU331440
4/5/2013FELDMAN(R)@ ATLANTAMINOR(L)1-4L1857.5 unU511690
4/6/2013VILLANUEVA(R)@ ATLANTATEHERAN(R)5-6L1607.5 unO131201281
4/7/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)@ ATLANTAHUDSON(R)1-5L1207 unU571661
4/8/2013JACKSON(R)MILWAUKEEESTRADA(R)4-7L-1159.5 unO97012121
4/9/2013WOOD(L)MILWAUKEEPERALTA(R)6-3W-1057.5 unO9839101
4/11/2013FELDMAN(R)SAN FRANCISCOVOGELSONG(R)6-7L+1208 unO12629102
4/12/2013VILLANUEVA(R)SAN FRANCISCOCAIN(R) 
4/13/2013SAMARDZIJA(R)SAN FRANCISCOBUMGARNER(L) 
4/14/2013 SAN FRANCISCO  
4/16/2013 TEXAS  
4/17/2013 TEXAS  
4/18/2013 TEXAS  
4/19/2013 @ 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.
SAN FRANCISCO - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games7-3+3.76-44.50.2720.3344.10.2260.291
Road Games3-1+2.22-23.70.2210.2663.20.2170.279
vs Right-handed Starters4-2+1.75-14.70.2630.3425.80.2540.323
Past 7 Games5-2+2.55-25.30.2980.3754.90.2460.305
Grass Games7-3+3.76-44.50.2720.3344.10.2260.291
Day Games3-3-0.54-24.00.2590.3325.00.2680.312
SAN FRANCISCO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2720.33410331902160.0242316027113775
Road Games3.70.2210.266413129420.02138280198321
Righty Starters4.70.2630.3426198521350.032724351468654
SAN FRANCISCO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.070.88629.312102214301-160100%
Road Games5.401.3001066111280-130100%

CHICAGO CUBS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games3-6-2.64-53.20.2130.2524.20.2290.313
Home Games1-2-1.23-05.30.2800.3195.70.2750.373
vs Right-handed Starters3-4-0.64-34.00.2340.2784.40.2350.319
Past 7 Games2-5-2.84-33.70.2330.2764.90.2490.337
Grass Games3-6-2.64-53.20.2130.2524.20.2290.313
Day Games2-3-0.62-33.40.2050.2404.40.2100.308
CHICAGO CUBS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.20.2130.2529301642370.02271677554310711
Home Games5.30.2800.3193107301220.02146231211532
Righty Starters4.00.2340.2787244572160.022615595481877
CHICAGO CUBS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.741.41924.7131324311281-13175%
Home Games2.611.35410.333806121-010100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
MATT CAIN recent results and season statistics
MATT CAIN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts8.381.4480-129.74.8991103100-2-2.31-1
Road Starts0.000.8330-0166.00040180-1-10-1
Last 3 Starts8.381.4480-129.74.8991103100-2-2.31-1
MATT CAIN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/7/2013ST LOUIS3-14-1306.5Loss,OverL3.7997022WAINWRIGHT(R)
4/1/2013at LA DODGERS0-4+1406Loss,Under 6004018KERSHAW(L)
10/28/2012at DETROIT4-3+1306.5Win,Over 7335225SCHERZER(R)

CARLOS VILLANUEVA recent results and season statistics
CARLOS VILLANUEVA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts1.351.1990-016.76.71161260-1-11-0
Home Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts1.351.1990-016.76.71161260-1-11-0
CARLOS VILLANUEVA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/6/2013at ATLANTA5-6+1607.5Loss,Over 6.7116126TEHERAN(R)
9/26/2012at BALTIMORE2-12+1558.5Loss,OverL4.7667417GONZALEZ(R)
9/21/2012at TAMPA BAY1-12+1877Loss,OverL2.3778220SHIELDS(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
SAN FRANCISCO is 11-6 (+2.3 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
8 of 14 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.4 Units)
Games this season
SAN FRANCISCO is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

All games at CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
SAN FRANCISCO is 6-4 (+0.8 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
4 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.4 Units, Under=-0.5 Units)
Games played at CHICAGO CUBS this season.
SAN FRANCISCO is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
4/11/2013SAN FRANCISCO7-130  900102VOGELSONG(R)W6481
 CHICAGO CUBS6+1208 unOver121162FELDMAN(R)L4.3273
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
MATT CAIN vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
CAIN is 6-2 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 2.45 and a WHIP of 0.955.
His team's record is 9-4 (+4.9 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 9-4. (+4.7 units)
MATT CAIN recent starts vs. CHICAGO CUBS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/2/2012at CHICAGO CUBS7-5-1707Win,Over 5556126WOOD(L)
6/2/2012CHICAGO CUBS2-1-1506.5Win,UnderW8115127GARZA(R)
6/30/2011at CHICAGO CUBS2-5-1109Loss,Under 7004016ZAMBRANO(R)

CARLOS VILLANUEVA vs. SAN FRANCISCO since 1997
VILLANUEVA is 1-0 when starting against SAN FRANCISCO with an ERA of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.876.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)
CARLOS VILLANUEVA recent starts vs. SAN FRANCISCO
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/4/2008SAN FRANCISCO13-4-2008.5Win,OverW5.3228026SANCHEZ(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 SAN FRANCISCO in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SAN FRANCISCO games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1047, -28.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SAN FRANCISCO games 48% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (145-157, -30.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 52.2% of the time since 1997. (1112-1018, +9.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 57.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (156-117, +28.8 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 SAN FRANCISCO games 51.4% of the time since 1997. (794-751, -67.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in SAN FRANCISCO games 49.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (78-80, -9.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 50.8% of the time since 1997. (909-881, -107.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 55.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (108-86, +11.3 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
SAN FRANCISCO
[2B] 03/31/2013 - Tony Abreu 15-day DL (3/22) ( Quad )
[1B] 03/31/2013 - Brett Pill 15-day DL (3/22) ( Knee )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Eric Surkamp 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
CHICAGO CUBS
[2B] 04/02/2013 - Darwin Barney 15-day DL (3/31) ( Knee )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Matt Garza 15-day DL (3/22) ( Side )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Arodys Vizcaino 60-day DL (3/27) ( Elbow )
[3B] 04/02/2013 - Ian Stewart 15-day DL (3/22) ( Quad )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Scott Baker 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
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