Tuesday, April 21, 2015
PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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Probable Pitchers: (L) Wood, T (1-1) vs. (L) Liriano, F (0-1)
The Chicago Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
The Cubs are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15 and 1-4 in their last 5 road games vs. a left-handed starter. They are 1-7 in their last 8 games vs. a left-handed starter and 9-19 in Woods last 28 starts with 5 days of rest. The over is 8-0-1 in the Cubs last 9 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600 and 12-3-1 in their last 16 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
The Pirates are 6-2 in their last 8 games vs. a left-handed starter and 5-2 in their last 7 overall. They are 5-2 in their last 7 games on grass and 35-16 in their last 51 home games. The under is 9-2 in the Pirates last 11 home games vs. a team with a winning record and 3-1-1 in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of greater than .600.
Head-to-head, the over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Pittsburgh. The Cubs are 7-19 in the last 26 meetings and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Pittsburgh.
Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 6-5-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Chicago Cubs is 0.2
Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 6-4-2 against the over/under
The run differential for the Pittsburgh Pirates is 0.8
Injuries to Watch
04/17/15 3B Mike Olt Wrist 15-day DL (4/15)
04/17/15 P Neil Ramirez Shoulder 15-day DL (4/16)
04/15/15 2B Tommy La Stella Ribs 15-day DL (4/9)
04/10/15 P Justin Grimm Arm 15-day DL (4/2)
04/06/15 P Dallas Beeler Shoulder 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Jacob Turner Elbow 60-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Tsuyoshi Wada Groin 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Brandon Cumpton Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/06/15 P Charlie Morton Hip 15-day DL (4/6)
04/06/15 SS Justin Sellers Heel 15-day DL (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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