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Matchup Reports

Monday at 7:05 PM
COLORADO (9-8) AT PITTSBURGH (11-4) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
0: COLORADO
0: PITTSBURGH
OFF
OFF
9-8
11-4
8-8-1
10-5-0
3.9 / 4.5
5.8 / 4.5
(R) G MARQUEZ
(L) S BRAULT
0-1
1-0
4.97
4.50
1.74
1.60
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
COLORADOMARQUEZ-112 
PITTSBURGHBRAULT +112 
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 games9-8+1.4171-171+4.21608-1828-185.48-8148-1801598-1688
when the total is 8 to 8.53-3+134-39+1.8279-393-644-233-40324-325
on the road when the money line is +125 to -1253-2+0.941-52-11.4319-438-108.93-142-46336-372
in road games7-4+5.681-93+11.4684-1037-171.26-476-91764-870
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.53-3+134-39+1.8244-361-58.84-233-40282-300
in April games8-6+2.135-28+12.1262-260+10.56-729-32268-228
when playing on Monday1-1-0.817-20-6.2168-208-36.72-013-19170-189
in night games6-5+1.5104-119-12.41030-1213-148.85-5100-1141053-1093
against left-handed starters3-5-350-54+3.3452-523-64.33-448-53455-474
after a win4-4+0.586-85-0.5767-826-78.64-475-89737-797
when playing against a team with a winning record1-2-276-80+15.9760-954-60.21-260-91787-855

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 games11-4+7.5164-174-14.61562-1858-110.310-5161-1651605-1646
when the total is 8 to 8.56-3+3.480-79+0.1583-692-19.86-380-76604-630
as a home favorite of -125 to -1753-1+1.738-31-8.2248-184-16.62-233-36202-212
at home when the money line is +125 to -1251-1036-37-2.8472-464+7.82-035-34444-451
in home games4-2+1.686-81-10.9875-833+25.74-285-76807-818
at home when the total is 8 to 8.53-1+253-37+9.3352-332+29.63-149-38337-327
in April games10-4+6.536-26+10.5237-280-5.59-535-26232-258
when playing on Monday1-0+117-19-1.1164-195-6.81-017-17168-176
in night games4-4-0.7109-122-211071-1230-44.56-2106-1141073-1106
against right-handed starters10-2+8.8126-139-221179-1402-78.77-5121-1331225-1221
after a win6-4+1.686-75+10.1742-817-14.49-181-73730-752
when playing against a team with a winning record3-0+4.270-95-14.3718-973-66.42-180-79801-807
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
4/2/2018BETTIS(R)@ SAN DIEGOMITCHELL(R)7-4W-1058 unO121008101
4/3/2018FREELAND(L)@ SAN DIEGOROSS(R)4-8L-1058 unO650840
4/4/2018GRAY(R)@ SAN DIEGORICHARD(L)5-2W-1257 ovP961660
4/5/2018ANDERSON(L)@ SAN DIEGOLUCCHESI(L)3-1W-1107.5 ovU490633
4/6/2018MARQUEZ(R)ATLANTAMCCARTHY(R)3-8L-1459.5 unO7601190
4/7/2018BETTIS(R)ATLANTASANCHEZ(R)3-2W-13511 ovU10121880
4/8/2018FREELAND(L)ATLANTANEWCOMB(L)0-4L-15011 unU640850
4/9/2018GRAY(R)SAN DIEGORICHARD(L)6-7L-1809.5 evO7501361
4/10/2018ANDERSON(L)SAN DIEGOLUCCHESI(L)2-5L-15010.5 evU5201071
4/11/2018MARQUEZ(R)SAN DIEGOPERDOMO(R)6-4W-15011.5 ovU970642
4/12/2018BETTIS(R)@ WASHINGTONGONZALEZ(L)5-1W1809 ovU980431
4/13/2018FREELAND(L)@ WASHINGTONROARK(R)2-1W1758.5 ovU540471
4/14/2018GRAY(R)@ WASHINGTONSCHERZER(R)2-6L1807.5 unO2211270
4/15/2018ANDERSON(L)@ WASHINGTONSTRASBURG(R)6-5W1827 evO611580
4/16/2018MARQUEZ(R)@ PITTSBURGHBRAULT(L) 
4/17/2018BETTIS(R)@ PITTSBURGHWILLIAMS(R) 
4/18/2018FREELAND(L)@ PITTSBURGHKUHL(R) 
4/20/2018 CHICAGO CUBS  
4/21/2018 CHICAGO CUBS  
4/22/2018 CHICAGO CUBS  
4/23/2018 SAN DIEGO  

PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/2/2018TAILLON(R)MINNESOTALYNN(R)5-4W-1408 unO5100760
4/4/2018NOVA(R)MINNESOTAODORIZZI(R)3-7L-1158 evO880950
4/5/2018BRAULT(L)CINCINNATIBAILEY(R)5-2W-1458 unU990571
4/6/2018WILLIAMS(R)CINCINNATICASTILLO(R)14-3W+1108 evO157113101
4/7/2018KUHL(R)CINCINNATIROMANO(R)4-7L-1307.5 ovO8501191
4/8/2018TAILLON(R)CINCINNATIMAHLE(R)5-0W-1507.5 ovU1160130
4/10/2018NOVA(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSCHATWOOD(R)8-5W1409 evO12611070
4/11/2018BRAULT(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSLESTER(L)5-13L1708.5 evO8501670
4/12/2018WILLIAMS(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSHENDRICKS(R)6-1W1808.5 ovU9110771
4/13/2018KUHL(R)@ MIAMIPETERS(L)2-7L-1408 ovO5411470
4/14/2018TAILLON(R)@ MIAMIRICHARDS(R)1-0W-1707.5 ovU550690
4/15/2018NOVA(R)@ MIAMIURENA(R)7-3W-1458.5 unO1381760
4/16/2018BRAULT(L)COLORADOMARQUEZ(R) 
4/17/2018WILLIAMS(R)COLORADOBETTIS(R) 
4/18/2018KUHL(R)COLORADOFREELAND(L) 
4/19/2018TAILLON(R)@ PHILADELPHIAARRIETA(R) 
4/20/2018 @ PHILADELPHIA  
4/21/2018 @ PHILADELPHIA  
4/22/2018 @ PHILADELPHIA  
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-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games9-8+1.48-83.90.2170.2850.3740.6594.50.2410.3190.4060.725
Road Games7-4+5.66-44.20.2130.2820.3690.6514.20.2250.3160.3570.673
vs Left-handed Starters3-5-33-43.90.2220.2910.3680.6604.60.2510.3060.4270.733
Past 7 Games4-3+2.13-44.10.1930.2470.3590.6064.10.2380.3110.4230.734
Grass Games9-8+1.48-83.90.2170.2850.3740.6594.50.2410.3190.4060.725
Night Games6-5+1.55-54.20.2360.3070.4080.7144.40.2380.3160.3800.695
COLORADO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2170.28517561122182220.37464531658981251812
Road Games4.20.2130.2821136678120150.369453510756244117
Lefty Starters3.90.2220.29182665971100.36830268334710165
COLORADO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.861.11163292748822606-27370%
Road Games4.231.17438.3191828417394-16275%

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games11-4+7.510-55.80.2710.3410.4420.7834.50.2550.3180.3840.702
Home Games4-2+1.64-26.00.2830.3720.4390.8113.80.2350.3120.3470.659
vs Right-handed Starters10-2+8.97-56.00.2800.3530.4420.7943.50.2230.2970.3250.622
Past 7 Games5-2+3.84-34.90.2640.3200.4520.7724.10.2550.2910.3770.667
Grass Games11-4+7.510-55.80.2710.3410.4420.7834.50.2550.3180.3840.702
Night Games4-4-0.76-25.20.2550.3180.4080.7275.60.3040.3620.4520.815
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.80.2710.34115520141274180.4428255102898136164
Home Games6.00.2830.37261985612250.4393428303453182
Righty Starters6.00.2800.35312421118244120.442684778585105132
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games6.161.53049.7343453523402-26275%
Home Games5.211.52619111118211140-12166.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
GERMAN MARQUEZ recent results and season statistics
GERMAN MARQUEZ - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.971.7360-1312.74.28712110102-1+0.91-2
Road Starts0.001.6000-0155.01040441-0+1.40-1
Last 3 Starts4.971.7360-1312.74.28712110102-1+0.91-2
GERMAN MARQUEZ - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/11/2018SAN DIEGO6-4-15011.5Win,Under 3001004PERDOMO(R)
4/6/2018ATLANTA3-8-1459.5Loss,OverL4.7777162MCCARTHY(R)
3/31/2018at ARIZONA2-1+1358.5Win,Under 5104044GREINKE(R)

STEVEN BRAULT recent results and season statistics
STEVEN BRAULT - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.501.6001-02105.055101671-101-1
Home Starts1.801.4001-0155.01130441-0+10-1
Last 3 Starts4.501.6001-02105.055101671-101-1
STEVEN BRAULT - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/11/2018at CHICAGO CUBS5-13+1708.5Loss,Over 5447123LESTER(L)
4/5/2018CINCINNATI5-2-1458Win,UnderW5113044BAILEY(R)
10/1/2017at WASHINGTON11-8+1808.5Win,Over 2446144GONZALEZ(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
PITTSBURGH is 8-5 (+3.4 Units) against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
6 of 12 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.2 Units, Under=-0.8 Units)
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 4-2 (+1.9 Units) against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
4 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.8 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
GERMAN MARQUEZ vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
MARQUEZ is 2-0 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 2.25 and a WHIP of 0.833.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-2. (-2.0 units)
GERMAN MARQUEZ recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/22/2017PITTSBURGH7-3-12512Win,UnderW7223129KUHL(R)
6/14/2017at PITTSBURGH5-1-1109Win,UnderW5114012KUHL(R)

STEVEN BRAULT vs. COLORADO since 1997
No recent starts.
STEVEN BRAULT recent starts vs. COLORADO
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 PITTSBURGH in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 52.1% of the time since 1997. (1469-1352, -56.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 54.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (161-136, +9.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (1470-1367, -30.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 46.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (136-158, -42.6 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (1236-1150, -73.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 55.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (171-137, +16.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 52.1% of the time since 1997. (1189-1095, -64.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 56.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (172-134, +20.4 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
COLORADO
[3B] 04/14/2018 - Nolan Arenado 5-game suspension (eligible to return 4/20 vs Chicago Cubs) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/30/2018 - Zac Rosscup 10-day DL (03/26) ( Finger )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Carlos Estevez 10-day DL (03/26) ( Oblique )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Jeff Hoffman 10-day DL (03/26) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Rayan Gonzalez 60-day DL (03/12) ( Elbow )
PITTSBURGH
[2B] 04/15/2018 - Josh Harrison left last game, is "?" Monday vs Colorado Rockies ( Hand )
[P] 04/03/2018 - Joe Musgrove 10-day DL (03/30) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/26/2018 - A.J. Schugel 10-day DL (03/26) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Nick Burdi 60-day DL (02/20) ( Elbow )
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