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COLORADO (44-63) AT CHICAGO CUBS (44-62) 
Premium Matchup Information Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
901: COLORADO
902: CHICAGO CUBS
8.0
-183
44-63
44-62
52-45-10
55-46-5
4.7 / 5.2
3.9 / 4.3
(L) T MATZEK
(R) J ARRIETA
2-4
5-2
4.28
2.18
1.37
1.01
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 54.0 °
Humidity: 51   Wind: Southwest at 11.5 MPH (10 KT)
 
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
TYLER MATZEK recent results and season statistics
TYLER MATZEK - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games4.391.3922-51055.3-27275931835---
All Starts4.281.3722-4954.76.1262658317352-7-5.61-4
Road Starts3.861.4570-1423.35.810102816170-4-40-2
Last 3 Starts3.321.2111-13196.3771716131-2-1.61-1
TYLER MATZEK - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/26/2014PITTSBURGH8-1+10510.5Win,UnderW7003023LOCKE(L)
7/20/2014at PITTSBURGH3-5+1608Loss 6337038LOCKE(L)
7/12/2014MINNESOTA3-9-17010.5Loss,OverL6447112CORREIA(R)

JAKE ARRIETA recent results and season statistics
JAKE ARRIETA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games2.181.0115-21691-23226622699---
All Starts2.181.0115-215916.1232266226999-6+4.45-8
Home Starts1.960.9541-0636.76.1882609374-2+2.34-2
Last 3 Starts3.540.9830-1320.36.8881307201-2-1.32-1
JAKE ARRIETA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/26/2014ST LOUIS3-6-1308.5Loss,Over 6225016MILLER(R)
7/20/2014at ARIZONA2-3+1007.5Loss,UnderL6.7334038COLLMENTER(R)
7/11/2014ATLANTA5-4-1057.5Win,Over 7.7334036WOOD(L)
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
TYLER MATZEK vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
No recent starts.
TYLER MATZEK recent starts vs. CHICAGO CUBS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

JAKE ARRIETA vs. COLORADO since 1997
No recent starts.
JAKE ARRIETA recent starts vs. COLORADO
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.
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.
COLORADO - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/18/2014DE LA ROSA(L)@ PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L)2-4L1457.5 ovU8111993
7/19/2014ANDERSON(L)@ PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)2-3L1507.5 unU7218100
7/20/2014MATZEK(L)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)3-5L1608 unP85212110
7/21/2014MORALES(L)WASHINGTONFISTER(R)2-7L+14011 evU108213110
7/22/2014FLANDE(L)WASHINGTONZIMMERMANN(R)4-7L+17010.5 ovO13801170
7/23/2014DE LA ROSA(L)WASHINGTONSTRASBURG(R)6-4W+14010 unP118312101
7/25/2014ANDERSON(L)PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)8-1W+10510 ovU1040590
7/26/2014MATZEK(L)PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)8-1W+10510.5 unU1481451
7/27/2014MORALES(L)PITTSBURGHVOLQUEZ(R)5-7L+10510.5 unO108016121
7/28/2014FLANDE(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSWADA(L)1-4L1307.5 unU651830
7/29/2014DE LA ROSA(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R)3-4L-1107.5 ovU912012161
7/30/2014ANDERSON(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L)6-4W-1107.5 unO12911470
7/31/2014MATZEK(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSARRIETA(R) 
8/1/2014MORALES(L)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
8/2/2014FLANDE(L)@ DETROITPORCELLO(R) 
8/3/2014DE LA ROSA(L)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R) 
8/5/2014LYLES(R)CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L) 
8/6/2014ANDERSON(L)CHICAGO CUBSARRIETA(R) 
8/7/2014 CHICAGO CUBS  

CHICAGO CUBS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/18/2014JACKSON(R)@ ARIZONACAHILL(R)4-5L1209 unP6401261
7/19/2014WOOD(L)@ ARIZONAMILEY(L)3-9L1358 evO10721270
7/20/2014ARRIETA(R)@ ARIZONACOLLMENTER(R)2-3L1007.5 unU650660
7/22/2014HENDRICKS(R)SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)6-0W-1359.5 evU1181560
7/23/2014WADA(L)SAN DIEGOKENNEDY(R)3-8L-1056.5 unO4708110
7/24/2014JACKSON(R)SAN DIEGOROSS(R)3-13L+1157 unO91021482
7/25/2014WOOD(L)ST LOUISKELLY(R)7-6W+1009.5 evO11921281
7/26/2014ARRIETA(R)ST LOUISMILLER(R)3-6L-1308.5 ovO841870
7/27/2014HENDRICKS(R)ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)0-1L+1457.5 ovU670950
7/28/2014WADA(L)COLORADOFLANDE(L)4-1W-1407.5 unU830651
7/29/2014JACKSON(R)COLORADODE LA ROSA(L)4-3W+1007.5 ovU121619120
7/30/2014WOOD(L)COLORADOANDERSON(L)4-6L+1007.5 unO14701291
7/31/2014ARRIETA(R)COLORADOMATZEK(L) 
8/1/2014HENDRICKS(R)@ LA DODGERSRYU(L) 
8/2/2014WADA(L)@ LA DODGERSHAREN(R) 
8/3/2014JACKSON(R)@ LA DODGERSBECKETT(R) 
8/5/2014WOOD(L)@ COLORADOLYLES(R) 
8/6/2014ARRIETA(R)@ COLORADOANDERSON(L) 
8/7/2014 @ COLORADO  
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.
COLORADO - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games44-63-1952-454.70.2790.3285.20.2770.341
Road Games17-35-14.626-193.60.2410.2954.70.2660.332
vs Right-handed Starters29-45-1739-284.90.2840.3315.40.2710.333
Past 7 Games4-3+1.42-45.30.2730.3383.60.2700.324
Grass Games44-63-1952-454.70.2790.3285.20.2770.341
Day Games15-20-3.720-115.30.2920.3415.60.2850.350
COLORADO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.70.2790.328107369110313581230.03482269810626991057510562
Road Games3.60.2410.295521779429147460.031751354412432450354825
Righty Starters4.90.2840.331742605739252850.033481845554249564486337
COLORADO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.751.450350.42001853754413328714-22181751.4%
Road Games3.891.308169787315520661517-1512957.1%

CHICAGO CUBS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games44-62-11.655-463.90.2390.2954.30.2480.314
Home Games24-27-328-234.00.2400.3034.20.2390.307
vs Left-handed Starters12-11+3.413-104.70.2670.3194.50.2470.313
Past 7 Games3-4-1.34-33.60.2620.3045.10.2550.311
Grass Games44-62-11.655-463.90.2390.2954.30.2480.314
Day Games20-30-7.427-213.60.2360.2904.10.2380.299
CHICAGO CUBS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2390.2951063631866304990.033952899184570076638483
Home Games4.00.2400.303511707410149450.031951544402033434304141
Lefty Starters4.70.2670.3192380621580250.03101621931115223152614
CHICAGO CUBS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.631.264339.31501372872114232014-20201360.6%
Home Games4.051.331169847614813771678-1111761.1%
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 8-7 (+0.5 Units) against CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
8 of 15 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.2 Units)
Games this season
CHICAGO CUBS is 2-1 (+1.0 Units) against COLORADO this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.9 Units)

All games at CHICAGO CUBS over the last 3 seasons
CHICAGO CUBS is 6-3 (+2.7 Units) against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
5 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.6 Units)
Games played at CHICAGO CUBS this season.
CHICAGO CUBS is 2-1 (+1.0 Units) against COLORADO this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.9 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
7/30/2014COLORADO6-110  120191ANDERSON(L) 72110
 CHICAGO CUBS4+1007.5 unOver141070WOOD(L) 6482
7/29/2014COLORADO3-110 Under901120DE LA ROSA(L) 6361
 CHICAGO CUBS4+1007.5 ovWin1211161JACKSON(R) 4363
7/28/2014COLORADO1+130 Under60051FLANDE(L)L6.7241
 CHICAGO CUBS4-1407.5 unWin80030WADA(L)W7151
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
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 games44-63-19182-249-51.21346-1534-172.752-45212-1951342-1410
when the total is 8 to 8.54-8-3.320-26-0.1231-338-68.29-128-15283-265
as a road underdog of +150 to +1752-8-4.811-34-16.375-156-35.43-518-25103-121
in road games17-35-14.675-139-37.4564-872-162.826-1996-103641-720
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.54-8-3.318-25-1.2195-305-639-125-15240-239
in July games8-16-8.825-49-22.6202-271-76.76-1524-46201-251
when playing on Thursday3-5-2.213-24-12.7143-183-42.95-317-19158-155
in day games15-20-3.657-84-25.4470-525-63.820-1163-68454-495
in games played on a grass field44-63-19182-246-48.21290-1453-154.652-45211-1931283-1338
against right-handed starters29-45-17132-163-19.5962-1103-121.939-28145-132963-1017
after a win19-24-5.874-104-31.1650-693-64.726-1690-83626-667
when playing against a team with a losing record16-23-10.483-103-29.2621-628-9621-1683-93593-602
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season4-5-2.238-43-5.4340-310-13.93-628-46301-316

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 games44-63-12.7171-260-53.71358-1526-288.455-47195-2151358-1402
when the total is 8 to 8.57-10-2.142-72-22.1441-494-89.49-855-57467-443
as a home favorite of -150 to -1750-005-2+1.8150-124-490-02-5129-134
as a home favorite of -175 to -2000-002-0+255-38-15.60-01-138-54
in home games24-28-493-121-25.9727-713-170.928-24100-106692-692
at home when the total is 8 to 8.56-5+225-31-4.4209-204-44.55-626-28199-200
in July games9-16-5.438-39+9.4248-229+11.515-933-42223-240
when playing on Thursday6-5+2.218-25-4152-170-37.57-421-20161-144
in day games20-31-8.585-127-30.6730-776-153.527-2291-113714-735
in games played on a grass field44-63-12.7171-260-53.71301-1442-266.255-47195-2151294-1331
against left-handed starters12-11+3.452-59+6.6367-393-65.613-1045-60360-366
after a loss27-34-2.9107-150-18.6728-787-81.926-31115-133713-738
when playing against a team with a losing record19-25-3.579-106-21.8673-676-157.619-2381-94620-671
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season5-6+0.333-45-8.5372-344-55.45-530-43343-347
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 CHICAGO CUBS in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1131, -79.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 50.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (182-180, -31.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 51.7% of the time since 1997. (1215-1134, -22.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 49.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (178-180, -30.5 units)
Edge=COLORADO
 
The betting public is favoring the OVER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 51% of the time since 1997. (962-924, -90.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 51.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (163-155, -11.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 51% of the time since 1997. (1030-989, -108.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 53.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-156, +0.0 units)
No Edge.
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
COLORADOMATZEK +136 
CHICAGO CUBSARRIETA-136 
Key Player Injuries
COLORADO
[RF] 07/30/2014 - Carlos Gonzalez "?" Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs ( Ankle )
[SS] 07/22/2014 - Troy Tulowitzki 15-day DL (7/20) ( Thigh )
[P] 07/08/2014 - Jhoulys Chacin 60-day DL (6/29), out for season ( Rotator Cuff )
[P] 06/24/2014 - Christian Bergman 60-day DL (6/20) ( Thumb )
[RF] 06/10/2014 - Michael Cuddyer 15-day DL (6/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/05/2014 - Jordan Lyles 60-day DL (6/4) ( Hand )
[P] 05/01/2014 - Tyler Chatwood 60-day DL (4/30) ( Elbow )
CHICAGO CUBS
[P] 07/29/2014 - Neil Ramirez 15-day DL (7/26) ( Tricep )
[P] 03/31/2014 - James McDonald 60-day DL (2/23) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/28/2014 - Kyuji Fujikawa 60-day DL (3/21) ( Elbow )
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