Friday, April 24, 2015
Chase Field in Phoenix
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Cole, G (2-0) vs. (R) Collmenter, J (1-2)
The Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday at Chase Field in Phoenix.
The Pirates are 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter and 10-3 in their last 13 during game 1 of a series. They are 7-1 in Cole's last 8 starts with 4 days of rest and 4-1 in Cole's last 5 starts during game 1 of a series. The over is 4-0-1 in the Pirates last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30 and 4-0-2 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series.
The Diamondbacks are 12-5 in their last 17 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400 and 13-6 in their last 19 home games vs. a team with a losing record. They are 4-1 in Collmenter's last 5 home starts vs. a team with a losing record and 2-5 in Collmenter's last 7 starts. The over is 6-1 in the Diamondbacks last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing record and 7-2-1 in their last 10 during game 1 of a series.
Head-to-head, the over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Arizona and 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 7-5-3 against the over/under
The run differential for the Pittsburgh Pirates is 0.4
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Arizona Diamondbacks is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
04/23/15 LF Starling Marte Hand injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs
04/22/15 SS Jordy Mercer Chest "?" Thursday vs. Chicago Cubs
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)
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back 60-day DL (4/9)
04/22/15 3B Jacob Lamb Foot 15-day DL (4/19)
04/06/15 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 60-day DL (4/6)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/05/15 P Matt Stites Arm 15-day DL (3/27)
04/05/15 C Oscar Hernandez Hand 15-day DL (3/27)
04/05/15 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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