Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Wrigley Field in Chicago
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Cole, G (3-0) vs. (R) Hendricks, K (0-0)
The Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
The Pirates are 5-1 in their last 6 overall and 5-1 in their last 6 games vs. a right-handed starter. They are 8-1 in Cole's last 9 starts with 4 days of rest and 9-2 in Cole's last 11 starts during game 3 of a series. The under is 3-0-1 in the Pirates last 4 overall and 3-0-1 in their last 4 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
The Cubs are 7-1 in their last 8 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15 and 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a right-handed starter. They are 8-1 in Hendricks' last 9 starts vs. a team with a winning record and 13-3 in Hendricks' last 16 starts. The under is 4-1-1 in the Cubs last 6 during game 3 of a series and 7-3-1 in their last 11 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Head-to-head, the Pirates are 5-0 in Cole's last 5 starts vs. Cubs and 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Chicago. The over is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings.
Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 8-8-4 against the over/under
The run differential for the Pittsburgh Pirates is 0.8
Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 9-7-2 against the over/under
The run differential for the Chicago Cubs is 0.8
Injuries to Watch
04/28/15 RF Gregory Polanco Groin missed last game, "?" Tuesday 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)
04/17/15 3B Mike Olt Wrist 60-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)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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