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CHICAGO CUBS (1-1) AT ATLANTA (2-0) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
909: CHICAGO CUBS
910: ATLANTA
8.0
-180
1-1
2-0
0-2-0
2-0-0
1.5 / 2.0
8.0 / 3.5
(R) S FELDMAN
(L) M MINOR
0-0
0-0
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Fair   Temperature: 47.0 °
Humidity: 39   Wind: from the Northwest at 19.6 gusting to 29.9 MPH (17 gusting t
 
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
CHICAGO CUBSFELDMAN +208 
ATLANTAMINOR-208 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
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 games1-1+0.1133-194-42.21249-1368-260.60-2153-1601236-1271
when the total is 8 to 8.50-0047-74-20.7420-456-75.90-061-59437-415
as a road underdog of +150 to +1750-0012-30-10.658-99-4.90-022-1870-80
in road games1-1+0.156-109-34.4575-733-115.60-285-74609-640
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.50-0021-48-21.5224-271-36.90-036-33253-231
in April games1-1+0.121-30-8.1184-201-46.70-227-23193-174
when playing on Friday0-0023-28+0191-223-49.70-024-21200-189
when playing with a day off0-1-113-24-9.5135-167-52.10-116-16148-136
in games played on a grass field1-1+0.1133-194-42.21192-1284-238.40-2153-1601172-1200
in night games0-1-164-106-27.1565-670-135.10-185-77574-601
against left-handed starters0-1-138-51-9.6333-361-78.10-136-46332-331

ATLANTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games2-0+2185-142+14.21507-1153-23.82-0145-1661249-1276
when the total is 8 to 8.50-0053-54-13.6579-436-18.70-038-66486-496
as a home favorite of -150 to -1751-0+130-20-2.3232-131+191-018-29180-167
in home games2-0+297-68+1.2797-538-30.62-071-85624-634
at home when the total is 8 to 8.50-0033-29-7.2332-213-3.40-021-39254-269
in April games2-0+228-24-1.8220-171+5.22-028-21173-192
when playing on Friday0-0031-18+10.5241-172+16.50-025-22182-206
when playing with a day off1-0+124-11+10.3187-142-9.71-018-14138-173
in games played on a grass field2-0+2183-141+12.71381-1076-48.32-0144-1641152-1182
in night games2-0+2126-103-2.31024-810-63.12-097-119831-900
against right-handed starters1-0+1131-88+22.51106-829-22.11-098-110898-932
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.
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) 
4/5/2013FELDMAN(R)@ ATLANTAMINOR(L) 
4/6/2013VILLANUEVA(R)@ ATLANTATEHERAN(R) 
4/7/2013 @ ATLANTA  
4/8/2013 MILWAUKEE  
4/9/2013 MILWAUKEE  
4/10/2013 MILWAUKEE  
4/11/2013 SAN FRANCISCO  
4/12/2013 SAN FRANCISCO  

ATLANTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013HUDSON(R)PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L)7-5W+1007 unO10501080
4/3/2013MAHOLM(L)PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R)9-2W-1507 unO961990
4/4/2013MEDLEN(R)PHILADELPHIALEE(L) 
4/5/2013MINOR(L)CHICAGO CUBSFELDMAN(R) 
4/6/2013TEHERAN(R)CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA(R) 
4/7/2013 CHICAGO CUBS  
4/8/2013 @ MIAMI  
4/9/2013 @ MIAMI  
4/10/2013 @ MIAMI  
4/12/2013 @ WASHINGTON  
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.
CHICAGO CUBS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games1-1+0.10-21.50.1310.1592.00.1500.215
Road Games1-1+0.10-21.50.1310.1592.00.1500.215
vs Left-handed Starters0-1-10-10.00.0710.1033.00.2070.281
Past 7 Games1-1+0.10-21.50.1310.1592.00.1500.215
Grass Games1-1+0.10-21.50.1310.1592.00.1500.215
Night Games0-1-10-10.00.0710.1033.00.2070.281
CHICAGO CUBS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games1.50.1310.1592618310.0232242100202
Road Games1.50.1310.1592618310.0232242100202
Lefty Starters0.00.0710.1031282000.00019050101
CHICAGO CUBS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.501.75042240330-010100%
Road Games4.501.75042240330-010100%

ATLANTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games2-0+22-08.00.2880.3733.50.2640.321
Home Games2-0+22-08.00.2880.3733.50.2640.321
vs Right-handed Starters1-0+11-09.00.2730.3852.00.2500.289
Past 7 Games2-0+22-08.00.2880.3733.50.2640.321
Grass Games2-0+22-08.00.2880.3733.50.2640.321
Night Games2-0+22-08.00.2880.3733.50.2640.321
ATLANTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games8.00.2880.373266191060.09159240111122
Home Games8.00.2880.373266191060.09159240111122
Righty Starters9.00.2730.3851339430.099616060111
ATLANTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.501.12584470261-010100%
Home Games4.501.12584470261-010100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
SCOTT FELDMAN recent results and season statistics
SCOTT FELDMAN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Road Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
SCOTT FELDMAN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/25/2012OAKLAND2-3-1559.5Loss,Under 4224135MILONE(L)
9/15/2012SEATTLE6-8-1709.5Loss,Over 2.7667122VARGAS(L)
9/6/2012at KANSAS CITY5-4-1259Win 6.3336106HOCHEVAR(R)

MIKE MINOR recent results and season statistics
MIKE MINOR - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Home Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
MIKE MINOR - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/29/2012NY METS2-0-1907.5Win,UnderW6.3003004YOUNG(R)
9/22/2012at PHILADELPHIA8-2+1107.5Win,OverW6222116HALLADAY(R)
9/16/2012WASHINGTON5-1+1057.5Win,UnderW6115023GONZALEZ(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
CHICAGO CUBS is 7-7 (+2.6 Units) against ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
8 of 14 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.1 Units)
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games at ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
CHICAGO CUBS is 4-3 (+3.4 Units) against ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
5 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+3.0 Units)
Games played at ATLANTA this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
SCOTT FELDMAN vs. ATLANTA since 1997
FELDMAN is 0-0 when starting against ATLANTA with an ERA of 2.57 and a WHIP of 1.143.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 1-0. (+1.0 units)
SCOTT FELDMAN recent starts vs. ATLANTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/19/2008ATLANTA5-4-11011Win,Under 7225034MORTON(R)

MIKE MINOR vs. CHICAGO CUBS since 1997
MINOR is 4-0 when starting against CHICAGO CUBS with an ERA of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.261.
His team's record is 4-0 (+4.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-1. (+2.0 units)
MIKE MINOR recent starts vs. CHICAGO CUBS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/5/2012CHICAGO CUBS7-3-1408Win,OverW6.3323126GARZA(R)
8/23/2011at CHICAGO CUBS5-4-14011Win,UnderW5436106COLEMAN(R)
8/12/2011CHICAGO CUBS10-4-1358.5Win,OverW5.7339016ZAMBRANO(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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1017, 7.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CHICAGO CUBS games 56.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (153-116, +26.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 52.5% of the time since 1997. (1130-1023, +3.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 56.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (156-121, +24.2 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 CHICAGO CUBS games 50.8% of the time since 1997. (905-878, -107.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CHICAGO CUBS games 55.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (104-83, +11.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (815-823, -116.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 50.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (73-72, -6.4 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
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 )
ATLANTA
[P] 03/31/2013 - Brandon Beachy 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[C] 03/31/2013 - Brian McCann 15-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[SS] 03/31/2013 - Paul Janish 15-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jonny Venters 15-day DL (3/27) ( Elbow )
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