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ST LOUIS (88-74) AT ATLANTA (94-68) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
901: ST LOUIS
902: ATLANTA
6.5
-166
88-74
94-68
77-79-6
68-88-6
4.7 / 4.0
4.3 / 3.7
(R) K LOHSE
(R) K MEDLEN
16-3
9-0
2.86
0.97
1.09
0.80
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Fair   Temperature: 82.0 °
Humidity: 38   Wind: West at 4.6 MPH (4 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
ST LOUISLOHSE +149 
ATLANTAMEDLEN-149 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
ST LOUIS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
after shutting out their opponent6-3+1.722-13+7.282-66+1.83-614-2066-77
after a win47-40-4.2143-129-26772-665-49.838-47118-140674-688
when playing against a team with a winning record25-35-18.3103-94-2.6598-573031-2691-96537-568
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season17-18-4.271-47+24.2331-298+35.818-1656-56279-319
in all games88-74-5.3275-230-21.71450-1221-7.777-79242-2431270-1269
when the total is 7 or less7-15-10.840-39-9.176-78-7.912-845-2978-63
as a road underdog of +150 to +1751-2-0.46-6+3.838-69-8.51-27-556-43
in road games38-43-10.6123-130-20.7662-674-25.737-42129-118658-619
on the road when the total is 7 or less3-10-7.820-24-740-53-11.26-624-1849-35
in October games2-1+116-8+10.659-49+7.90-310-1344-59
when playing on Friday9-17-13.646-34+3.4220-200-17.217-841-34195-192
when playing with a day off10-7031-24+1.6177-132+23.212-432-17145-140
in day games33-25+0.889-83-20.7520-413+25.933-2282-83444-447
in games played on a grass field88-74-5.3272-227-21.61386-1143+9.877-79240-2391204-1203
against right-handed starters57-57-14.7195-161-11.41061-860+4150-60169-175922-906
in playoff games0-0011-7+644-38+8.40-010-733-45

ATLANTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in games played on a grass field92-67+15.5274-215+8.51379-1075-48.767-86217-2471149-1182
against right-handed starters64-37+22.5195-132+30.81105-828-21.441-54146-163896-932
in playoff games0-001-3-2.629-37-20.30-01-331-33
after shutting out their opponent11-4+7.121-19-3.7112-79+3.87-614-2383-90
after a win59-35+17.6155-119+4.8836-669-62.738-51121-141688-735
when playing against a team with a winning record46-37+9.2115-105+0.5681-576+10.845-36103-106606-577
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season15-11+3.948-48-8.6345-306-21.412-1341-49324-290
in all games94-68+17276-216+101505-1152-24.268-88218-2491246-1276
when the total is 7 or less19-16+3.167-51+12169-130-9.116-1753-53133-129
as a home favorite of -150 to -17511-7-0.452-29+5.2231-130+19.74-1332-46178-167
as a home favorite of -175 to -2006-3+0.623-17-8.6137-80-122-715-20105-98
in home games48-33+3.9152-95+13.7795-537-3134-45105-128621-634
at home when the total is 7 or less7-6-0.533-22+5.188-58-3.78-318-2862-62
in October games1-2-1.13-7-6.338-51-32.40-33-744-43
when playing on Friday18-6+12.446-29+11.5241-171+18.211-1138-33181-206
when playing with a day off11-4+7.732-19+7.7186-141-9.16-623-21136-173
in day games30-18+13.790-62+18.2478-338+41.823-2477-72411-374
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.
ST LOUIS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/21/2012CARPENTER(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSVOLSTAD(R)4-5L-1709.5 unU81101390
9/22/2012WAINWRIGHT(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L)5-4W-1608 evO10130861
9/23/2012LOHSE(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSGERMANO(R)6-3W-1757.5 evO1292760
9/24/2012LYNN(R)@ HOUSTONABAD(L)6-1W-2108 ovU970673
9/25/2012GARCIA(L)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R)4-0W-1458 unU9101750
9/26/2012CARPENTER(R)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(R)0-2L-1808 ovU341541
9/28/2012WAINWRIGHT(R)WASHINGTONJACKSON(R)12-2W-1357.5 unO1150681
9/29/2012LOHSE(R)WASHINGTONZIMMERMANN(R)4-6L-1157.5 unO117013100
9/30/2012LYNN(R)WASHINGTONDETWILER(L)10-4W-1458 unO1280751
10/1/2012GARCIA(L)CINCINNATIARROYO(R)4-2W-1407.5 unU961650
10/2/2012CARPENTER(R)CINCINNATILATOS(R)1-3L-1257 ovU660870
10/3/2012MILLER(R)CINCINNATIBAILEY(R)1-0W+1307.5 unU991350
10/5/2012LOHSE(R)@ ATLANTAMEDLEN(R) 

ATLANTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/21/2012HANSON(R)@ PHILADELPHIAKENDRICK(R)2-6L-1058 ovP650620
9/22/2012MINOR(L)@ PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R)8-2W1107.5 unO990341
9/23/2012HUDSON(R)@ PHILADELPHIALEE(L)2-1W1507 unU981232
9/25/2012MEDLEN(R)MIAMIEOVALDI(R)4-3W-3007 evP640610
9/26/2012MAHOLM(L)MIAMIJOHNSON(R)3-0W-1507.5 unU470681
9/27/2012HANSON(R)MIAMITURNER(R)6-2W-1957.5 unO872781
9/28/2012HUDSON(R)NY METSNIESE(L)1-3L-1607.5 unU460630
9/29/2012MINOR(L)NY METSYOUNG(R)2-0W-1907.5 ovU861550
9/30/2012MEDLEN(R)NY METSMEJIA(R)6-2W-2757 ovO861561
10/1/2012MAHOLM(L)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L)1-2L-1357.5 unU260551
10/2/2012HANSON(R)@ PITTSBURGHCORREIA(R)1-5L1257.5 ovU8711080
10/3/2012SHEETS(R)@ PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R)4-0W1257 unU1060430
10/5/2012MEDLEN(R)ST LOUISLOHSE(R) 
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.
ST LOUIS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games88-74-5.277-794.70.2710.3354.00.2550.309
Road Games38-43-10.637-424.50.2580.3254.30.2620.317
vs Right-handed Starters57-57-14.750-604.30.2650.3273.90.2500.305
Past 7 Games4-3+0.13-44.60.2680.3292.70.2090.251
Grass Games88-74-5.277-794.70.2710.3354.00.2550.309
Day Games33-25+0.833-225.20.2760.3404.30.2510.306
ST LOUIS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.70.2710.335162562215264861590.03732533119291119816510714956
Road Games4.50.2580.325812829731224830.033402786224160786567228
Righty Starters4.30.2650.32711439561048315910.02469363842708421177810743
ST LOUIS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.901.265473.42122054345516543517-27422265.6%
Road Games4.491.363222.311411121526882108-17191163.3%

ATLANTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games94-68+16.968-884.30.2470.3183.70.2430.303
Home Games48-33+3.934-454.30.2490.3283.80.2440.299
vs Right-handed Starters64-37+22.441-544.60.2510.3283.40.2290.291
Past 7 Games4-3+0.32-53.00.2220.2942.00.1900.228
Grass Games92-67+15.467-864.30.2480.3193.70.2430.303
Day Games30-18+13.723-244.30.2440.3143.60.2420.300
ATLANTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2470.318162542513414421490.03660567128910111271258614898
Home Games4.30.2490.328812628655227700.033283066434958558496643
Righty Starters4.60.2510.32810133808492921040.034403858287271378529468
ATLANTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.761.193486.41631494233915748125-14471181%
Home Games3.011.1812549685227227326715-921775%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
KYLE LOHSE recent results and season statistics
KYLE LOHSE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games2.861.09016-334211-74671921938143---
All Starts2.861.09016-3332116.47467192193814321-12+7.113-20
Road Starts3.411.1178-2171036.1453910111146910-7+2.67-10
Last 3 Starts3.321.1052-03196.3771724192-1+0.82-1
KYLE LOHSE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/29/2012WASHINGTON4-6-1157.5Loss,Over 6448119ZIMMERMANN(R)
9/23/2012at CHICAGO CUBS6-3-1757.5Win,OverW6335115GERMANO(R)
9/18/2012HOUSTON4-1-3208Win,UnderW7004025ABAD(L)

KRIS MEDLEN recent results and season statistics
KRIS MEDLEN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games1.570.91310-150138-2624103623120---
All Starts0.970.8019-01283.77.0119575108412-0+123-8
Home Starts1.120.7664-0748.36.9863245527-0+71-5
Last 3 Starts1.290.6672-03217.0431222183-0+31-1
KRIS MEDLEN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/30/2012NY METS6-2-2757Win,OverW6103014MEJIA(R)
9/25/2012MIAMI4-3-3007Win 7335208EOVALDI(R)
9/19/2012at MIAMI3-0-1356.5Win,UnderW8004016JOHNSON(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
ST LOUIS is 12-8 (+4.1 Units) against ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
15 of 20 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+9.8 Units)
Games this season
ATLANTA is 5-1 (+4.7 Units) against ST LOUIS this season
6 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+6.0 Units)

All games at ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
ST LOUIS is 5-5 (+1.4 Units) against ATLANTA over the last 3 seasons
9 of 10 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+8.0 Units)
Games played at ATLANTA this season.
ATLANTA is 2-1 (+0.8 Units) against ST LOUIS this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+3.0 Units)

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
KYLE LOHSE vs. ATLANTA since 1997
LOHSE is 3-1 when starting against ATLANTA with an ERA of 4.97 and a WHIP of 1.583.
His team's record is 4-6 (-1.4 units) in these starts. The OVER is 6-4. (+1.9 units)
KYLE LOHSE recent starts vs. ATLANTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/30/2012at ATLANTA7-10+1208Loss,Over 5559213HUDSON(R)
9/12/2010at ATLANTA7-3+2008.5Win,OverW5.3229011HUDSON(R)
4/26/2010ATLANTA4-3+1008Win,Under 6337022HUDSON(R)

KRIS MEDLEN vs. ST LOUIS since 1997
No recent starts.
KRIS MEDLEN recent starts vs. ST LOUIS
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 ATLANTA in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ST LOUIS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1077, -88.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ST LOUIS games 49.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (212-213, -23.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 52.5% of the time since 1997. (1129-1021, +5.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ATLANTA games 56% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (230-181, +31.9 units)
Edge=ST LOUIS
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ST LOUIS games 49.7% of the time since 1997. (822-831, -124.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ST LOUIS games 49.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (124-127, -16.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (814-821, -114.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ATLANTA games 51.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (116-108, -3.8 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
ST LOUIS
[1B] 10/05/2012 - Lance Berkman doubtful Friday vs. Atlanta Braves ( Knee )
[SS] 10/05/2012 - Rafael Furcal out for season ( Elbow )
[3B] 10/05/2012 - David Freese probable Friday vs. Atlanta Braves ( Ankle )
ATLANTA
[P] 06/18/2012 - Brandon Beachy 15-day DL (6/17), out for season ( Elbow )
[P] 04/03/2012 - Robert Fish 60-day DL (3/26) ( Elbow )
[LF] 07/21/2012 - Matt Diaz 15-day DL (7/21) ( Thumb )
[P] 08/01/2012 - Jair Jurrjens 15-day DL (8/1) ( Groin )
[SS] 09/19/2012 - Paul Janish out 1-4 weeks ( Shoulder )
[3B] 10/04/2012 - Chipper Jones is upgraded to probable Friday vs. St. Louis Cardinals ( Knee )
[C] 10/04/2012 - Brian McCann is not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs. St. Louis Cardinals ( Shoulder )
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