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SAN FRANCISCO (21-11) AT PITTSBURGH (12-20) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
951: SAN FRANCISCO
952: PITTSBURGH
7.0
-128
21-11
12-20
15-16-1
15-15-2
4.4 / 3.6
4.0 / 4.5
(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 +129 
PITTSBURGHCOLE-129 
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 games21-11+9.8202-170+15.71524-1320+103.915-16185-1711362-1345
as a road underdog of +100 to +1254-2+2.529-27+4.4185-209-2.42-330-25185-191
in road games11-6+6.498-89+16.7699-724+36.78-8100-82711-649
in May games4-0+533-27+4.6244-234-2.91-331-26221-235
when playing on Wednesday4-1+2.826-32-11233-205+9.62-334-22212-203
when playing with a day off4-0+4.224-21+1.8155-157-15.41-319-23151-148
in day games9-2+7.577-63+7.6544-503-9.96-464-69507-495
in games played on a grass field21-11+9.8201-166+18.51460-1258+10115-16183-1681290-1294
against right-handed starters11-5+5.7128-114-1.51110-958+65.510-6127-1071014-958
when playing against a team with a losing record7-6-0.499-84-5.6743-576+38.77-694-82623-635

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 games12-20-9.6187-174+10.11224-1562-119.515-15159-1851306-1341
as a home favorite of -125 to -1503-3-0.837-21+8.7132-103-7.52-220-34120-102
in home games8-10-3.5105-78+11.7693-700+12.39-772-102654-670
in May games2-4-2.236-26+11.7228-255+21.75-125-34225-231
when playing on Wednesday1-3-2.430-26+3193-239-5.61-222-33203-209
when playing with a day off3-1+226-16+9.3156-158+25.33-024-14147-147
in day games4-8-4.666-64+3.3380-533-78.52-1059-67438-436
in games played on a grass field12-20-9.6187-174+10.11009-1329-113.915-15159-1851076-1142
against right-handed starters10-19-10.5145-141+5915-1172-85.514-13124-147993-985
when playing against a team with a winning record4-10-678-86+3.9574-814-53.45-982-75651-669
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) 
5/7/2014LINCECUM(R)@ PITTSBURGHCOLE(R) 
5/8/2014VOGELSONG(R)@ LA DODGERSBECKETT(R) 
5/9/2014BUMGARNER(L)@ LA DODGERSMAHOLM(L) 
5/10/2014PETIT(R)@ LA DODGERSGREINKE(R) 
5/11/2014HUDSON(R)@ LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L) 
5/12/2014LINCECUM(R)ATLANTAHARANG(R) 
5/13/2014 ATLANTA  
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) 
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) 
5/13/2014 @ MILWAUKEE  
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 Games21-11+9.815-164.40.2440.3093.60.2450.297
Road Games11-6+6.48-84.80.2400.3044.20.2660.321
vs Right-handed Starters11-5+5.710-64.90.2540.3184.10.2430.291
Past 7 Games6-1+5.32-54.70.2800.3263.00.2060.274
Grass Games21-11+9.815-164.40.2440.3093.60.2450.297
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 Games4.40.2440.30932108026493410.041371012661520434213630
Road Games4.80.2400.3041759714353280.057855149810714102119
Righty Starters4.90.2540.3181654413853260.057851139109618131613
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 Games12-20-9.615-154.00.2380.3074.50.2600.319
Home Games8-10-3.59-74.50.2550.3274.30.2520.313
vs Right-handed Starters10-19-10.414-134.00.2400.3104.70.2690.324
Past 7 Games2-5-3.25-24.60.2790.3546.70.3040.351
Grass Games12-20-9.615-154.00.2380.3074.50.2600.319
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 Games4.00.2380.30732111926679310.031221122652023935242628
Home Games4.50.2550.3271865616744160.0275711301114626131516
Righty Starters4.00.2400.31029101724475290.031101032351922035222423
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.911.283108.336351021137849-55838.5%
Home Games2.651.29071.3222164728536-32528.6%
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 7-7 (-0.6 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO over the last 3 seasons
8 of 14 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.9 Units)
Games this season
SAN FRANCISCO is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against PITTSBURGH this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 4-3 (+0.5 Units) against SAN FRANCISCO over the last 3 seasons
6 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+5.1 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
SAN FRANCISCO is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against PITTSBURGH 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
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 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. (0-1118, -32.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in SAN FRANCISCO games 50.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (155-153, -17.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52% of the time since 1997. (1189-1098, -9.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (158-151, -11.9 units)
Edge=PITTSBURGH
 
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 51.3% of the time since 1997. (878-835, -79.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in SAN FRANCISCO games 49.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (125-126, -17.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (868-854, -110.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 51.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (127-121, -11.7 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
SAN FRANCISCO
[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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