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Matchup Reports

Wednesday at 12:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (21-12) AT PITTSBURGH (13-20) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
951: SAN FRANCISCO
952: PITTSBURGH
7.0
-150
21-12
13-20
15-17-1
15-16-2
4.3 / 3.5
3.9 / 4.4
(R) T LINCECUM
(R) G COLE
2-1
2-2
5.12
3.69
1.61
1.31
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
SAN FRANCISCOLINCECUM +132 
PITTSBURGHCOLE-132 
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 games21-12+8.7202-171+14.61524-1321+102.715-17185-1721362-1346
when the total is 7 or less6-6-1.2103-92-7.5276-217+31.44-796-87226-234
as a road underdog of +125 to +1500-2-220-21+6.6147-179+20.71-120-21164-147
in road games11-7+5.298-90+15.5699-725+35.68-9100-83711-650
on the road when the total is 7 or less3-4-1.235-32+4.899-93+17.22-436-2992-90
in May games4-1+3.833-28+3.5244-235-4.11-431-27221-236
when playing on Wednesday4-1+2.826-32-11233-205+9.62-334-22212-203
in day games9-2+7.577-63+7.6544-503-9.96-464-69507-495
in games played on a grass field21-12+8.7201-167+17.31460-1259+99.915-17183-1691290-1295
against right-handed starters11-6+4.6128-115-2.61110-959+64.410-7127-1081014-959
after a loss7-4+2.493-77+9.6697-625+40.25-578-83637-617
when playing against a team with a losing record7-7-1.699-85-6.7743-577+37.67-794-83623-636

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 games13-20-8.5188-174+11.21225-1562-118.415-16159-1861306-1342
when the total is 7 or less8-10-361-64-5.593-119-14.67-951-6491-99
as a home favorite of -125 to -1503-3-0.837-21+8.7132-103-7.52-220-34120-102
as a home favorite of -150 to -1752-1+0.413-13-7.842-46-30.80-28-1734-50
in home games9-10-2.4106-78+12.8694-700+13.49-872-103654-671
at home when the total is 7 or less7-7-0.938-37-5.647-55-12.95-724-4340-51
in May games3-4-1.237-26+12.8229-255+22.75-225-35225-232
when playing on Wednesday1-3-2.430-26+3193-239-5.61-222-33203-209
in day games4-8-4.666-64+3.3380-533-78.52-1059-67438-436
in games played on a grass field13-20-8.5188-174+11.21010-1329-112.915-16159-1861076-1143
against right-handed starters11-19-9.4146-141+6916-1172-84.414-14124-148993-986
after a win3-8-6.495-91+1.4546-680-58.65-484-93577-590
when playing against a team with a winning record5-10-579-86+5575-814-52.45-1082-76651-670
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
4/23/2014CAIN(R)@ COLORADOCHATWOOD(R)12-10W-1059.5 unO14811690
4/25/2014HUDSON(R)CLEVELANDCARRASCO(R)5-1W-1507.5 unU721590
4/26/2014LINCECUM(R)CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R)5-3W-1157.5 unO630991
4/27/2014VOGELSONG(R)CLEVELANDSALAZAR(R)4-1W+1108 unU850330
4/28/2014BUMGARNER(L)SAN DIEGOROSS(R)4-6L-1706 unO9529100
4/29/2014PETIT(R)SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)6-0W-1457 unU960321
4/30/2014HUDSON(R)SAN DIEGOERLIN(L)3-2W-1607 unU1070530
5/2/2014LINCECUM(R)@ ATLANTAMINOR(L)2-1W1207.5 unU8708120
5/3/2014VOGELSONG(R)@ ATLANTATEHERAN(R)3-1W1607.5 unU421570
5/4/2014BUMGARNER(L)@ ATLANTAWOOD(L)4-1W1207 unU10101460
5/5/2014PETIT(R)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)11-10W-1057 unO201111691
5/6/2014HUDSON(R)@ PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)1-2L-1157 ovU571541
5/7/2014LINCECUM(R)@ PITTSBURGHCOLE(R) 
5/8/2014VOGELSONG(R)@ LA DODGERSBECKETT(R) 
5/9/2014BUMGARNER(L)@ LA DODGERSMAHOLM(L) 
5/10/2014CAIN(R)@ LA DODGERSGREINKE(R) 
5/11/2014HUDSON(R)@ LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L) 
5/12/2014LINCECUM(R)ATLANTAHARANG(R) 
5/13/2014VOGELSONG(R)ATLANTAMINOR(L) 
5/14/2014 ATLANTA  

PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/23/2014MORTON(R)CINCINNATISIMON(R)2-5L-1257.5 unU6103671
4/24/2014CUMPTON(R)CINCINNATICINGRANI(L)1-2L-1107 unU780560
4/25/2014COLE(R)@ ST LOUISMILLER(R)0-1L1057 ovU4818100
4/26/2014LIRIANO(L)@ ST LOUISLYONS(L)6-1W1007.5 ovU730590
4/27/2014VOLQUEZ(R)@ ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)0-7L1807.5 evU350920
5/1/2014MORTON(R)@ BALTIMORENORRIS(R)1-5L1059 ovU9132961
5/1/2014CUMPTON(R)@ BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)5-6L1158.5 unO111501280
5/2/2014COLE(R)TORONTOMORROW(R)6-5W-1357.5 unO171011080
5/3/2014LIRIANO(L)TORONTODICKEY(R)8-6W-1207.5 unO12104990
5/4/2014VOLQUEZ(R)TORONTOMCGOWAN(R)2-7L-1208.5 unO4501170
5/5/2014LOCKE(L)SAN FRANCISCOPETIT(R)10-11L-1057 unO169120111
5/6/2014MORTON(R)SAN FRANCISCOHUDSON(R)2-1W+1057 ovU541571
5/7/2014COLE(R)SAN FRANCISCOLINCECUM(R) 
5/9/2014LIRIANO(L)ST LOUISWACHA(R) 
5/10/2014VOLQUEZ(R)ST LOUISLYNN(R) 
5/11/2014RODRIGUEZ(L)ST LOUISMILLER(R) 
5/13/2014MORTON(R)@ MILWAUKEEESTRADA(R) 
5/14/2014 @ 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 Games21-12+8.615-174.30.2420.3073.50.2420.294
Road Games11-7+5.28-94.60.2360.3004.10.2610.315
vs Right-handed Starters11-6+4.610-74.60.2490.3133.90.2390.286
Past 7 Games6-1+5.91-64.30.2670.3122.40.1960.256
Grass Games21-12+8.615-174.30.2420.3073.50.2420.294
Day Games9-2+7.56-45.30.2350.3093.40.2260.281
SAN FRANCISCO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2420.30733111026993410.041381032701721134223731
Road Games4.60.2360.3001862714853280.0479571531011414112220
Righty Starters4.60.2490.3131757414353260.0579531431210318141714
SAN FRANCISCO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games1.880.959105.32422727298410-211568.8%
Road Games2.881.06556.3181843617465-17277.8%

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games13-20-8.515-163.90.2360.3044.40.2580.316
Home Games9-10-2.49-84.40.2510.3224.20.2490.309
vs Right-handed Starters11-19-9.414-143.90.2380.3074.60.2660.321
Past 7 Games3-4-1.25-24.90.2860.3585.90.2880.338
Grass Games13-20-8.515-163.90.2360.3044.40.2580.316
Day Games4-8-4.62-101.90.1910.2393.40.2240.287
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2360.30433114927181310.031231132702124336252630
Home Games4.40.2510.3221968617246160.0276721351215027141518
Righty Starters3.90.2380.30730104724977290.031111042402022436232425
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.881.290109.3363510411378510-55838.5%
Home Games2.611.30072.3222166728547-32528.6%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
TIM LINCECUM recent results and season statistics
TIM LINCECUM - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.121.6102-1631.75.319184269315-1+4.13-2
Road Starts4.001.5002-03186.0882136183-0+3.31-1
Last 3 Starts3.241.8002-0316.75.6762218143-0+3.21-1
TIM LINCECUM - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/2/2014at ATLANTA2-1+1207.5Win,UnderW6116034MINOR(L)
4/26/2014CLEVELAND5-3-1157.5Win,Over 4.7329023MCALLISTER(R)
4/20/2014at SAN DIEGO4-3+1007WinW6337137ERLIN(L)

GERRIT COLE recent results and season statistics
GERRIT COLE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games3.691.3082-2739-17163951232---
All Starts3.691.3082-26396.5171639512323-3-0.34-2
Home Starts3.151.1501-03206.7771934152-1+0.82-1
Last 3 Starts2.701.2000-13206.7661925161-2-1.21-2
GERRIT COLE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/2/2014TORONTO6-5-1357.5Win,Over 5447116MORROW(R)
4/25/2014at ST LOUIS0-1+1057Loss,UnderL7116034MILLER(R)
4/20/2014MILWAUKEE2-3-1257Loss,Under 8116116ESTRADA(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 8-7 (+0.5 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO over the last 3 seasons
8 of 15 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.7 Units)
Games this season
PITTSBURGH is 1-1 (+0.0 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.3 Units, Under=-0.1 Units)

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 5-3 (+1.6 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO over the last 3 seasons
6 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+3.8 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
PITTSBURGH is 1-1 (+0.0 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.3 Units, Under=-0.1 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
5/6/2014SAN FRANCISCO1-115 Under50271HUDSON(R)L8.7151
 PITTSBURGH2+1057 ovWin50141MORTON(R) 8032
5/5/2014SAN FRANCISCO11-105  2002111PETIT(R) 4.3893
 PITTSBURGH10-1057 unOver161391LOCKE(L) 5.3680
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
TIM LINCECUM vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
LINCECUM is 2-3 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 4.46 and a WHIP of 1.299.
His team's record is 3-4 (-2.2 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-5. (-3.4 units)
TIM LINCECUM recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/24/2013PITTSBURGH6-3+1306.5Win,OverW5.3333148LIRIANO(L)
6/11/2013at PITTSBURGH2-8+1157.5Loss,OverL4.7427024COLE(R)
7/8/2012at PITTSBURGH2-13+1158Loss,OverL3.3667213BURNETT(R)

GERRIT COLE vs. SAN FRANCISCO since 1997
COLE is 1-0 when starting against SAN FRANCISCO with an ERA of 2.84 and a WHIP of 1.106.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)
GERRIT COLE recent starts vs. SAN FRANCISCO
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/11/2013SAN FRANCISCO8-2-1257.5Win,OverW6.3227002LINCECUM(R)
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 SAN FRANCISCO games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1119, -33.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SAN FRANCISCO games 50.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (155-154, -18.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52% of the time since 1997. (1189-1099, -10.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (158-152, -13.1 units)
Edge=SAN FRANCISCO
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in SAN FRANCISCO games 51.2% of the time since 1997. (878-836, -80.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in SAN FRANCISCO games 49.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (125-127, -18.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (868-855, -111.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 51% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (127-122, -12.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
SAN FRANCISCO
[CF] 05/07/2014 - Angel Pagan is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates ( Rest )
[C] 05/07/2014 - Buster Posey is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates ( Rest )
[3B] 05/07/2014 - Pablo Sandoval "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers ( Thumb )
[P] 05/04/2014 - Matt Cain 15-day DL (4/24) ( Finger )
[P] 04/22/2014 - David Huff 15-day DL (4/22) ( Quad )
[2B] 03/28/2014 - Marco Scutaro 15-day DL (3/21) ( Back )
PITTSBURGH
[P] 05/04/2014 - Stolmy Pimentel 15-day DL (5/2) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/26/2014 - Jason Grilli 15-day DL (4/21) ( Oblique )
[C] 04/26/2014 - Russell Martin 15-day DL (4/26) ( Hamstring )
[P] 04/23/2014 - Wandy Rodriguez 15-day DL (4/21) ( Knee )
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