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Major League Baseball
The matchup shows the projected FIP (an ERA statistics that isolates the pitcher’s contribution from defense and luck) for each starting pitcher according to ZiPS.
Since May 29, 2015, the team with the higher win probability has won 967 of 1718 games for a win percentage of 56.3%.
The team favored by the markets has won 1000.0 of 1718 games for a win percentage of 58.2%.
Games on Thursday, October 08, 2015.
Texas (Yovani Gallardo, 4.31) at Toronto (David Price, 3.24).
Toronto (1) has a 69.5 chance to beat Texas (18).
Houston (Collin McHugh, 3.91) at Kansas City (Yordano Ventura, 3.60).
Houston (2) has a 51.5 chance to beat Kansas City (8).
College Football, Week 6
1. Georgia at Tennessee.
Tennessee (15) will beat Georgia (22) by 4.8 at home. Georgia has a 36% chance of beating Tennessee.
2. Northwestern at Michigan.
Michigan (10) will beat Northwestern (20) by 6.1 at home. Northwestern has a 32% chance of beating Michigan.
3. Navy at Notre Dame.
Notre Dame (11) will beat Navy (25) by 6.6 at home. Navy has a 31% chance of beating Notre Dame.
4. Oklahoma State at West Virginia.
West Virginia (21) will beat Oklahoma State (33) by 5.4 at home. Oklahoma State has a 34% chance of beating West Virginia.
5. Arkansas at Alabama.
Alabama (2) will beat Arkansas (18) by 9.6 at home. Arkansas has a 24% chance of beating Alabama.
6. TCU at Kansas State.
TCU (5) will beat Kansas State (24) by 4.1 on the road. Kansas State has a 38% chance of beating TCU.
7. Georgia Tech at Clemson.
Clemson (17) will beat Georgia Tech (36) by 7.2 at home. Georgia Tech has a 30% chance of beating Clemson.
8. East Carolina at Brigham Young.
Brigham Young (43) will beat East Carolina (48) by 5.0 at home. East Carolina has a 35% chance of beating Brigham Young.
9. Florida at Missouri.
Florida (13) will beat Missouri (42) by 3.3 on the road. Missouri has a 40% chance of beating Florida.
10. Wisconsin at Nebraska.
Wisconsin (34) will beat Nebraska (49) by 1.2 on the road. Nebraska has a 46% chance of beating Wisconsin.
11. California at Utah.
Utah (9) will beat California (44) by 11.1 at home. California has a 21% chance of beating Utah.
12. Washington at USC.
USC (12) will beat Washington (46) by 10.9 at home. Washington has a 21% chance of beating USC.
13. North Carolina State at Virginia Tech.
Virginia Tech (37) will beat North Carolina State (55) by 7.6 at home. North Carolina State has a 29% chance of beating Virginia Tech.
14. Iowa State at Texas Tech.
Texas Tech (32) will beat Iowa State (54) by 8.6 at home. Iowa State has a 26% chance of beating Texas Tech.
15. Ball State at Northern Illinois.
Northern Illinois (63) will beat Ball State (67) by 3.4 at home. Ball State has a 40% chance of beating Northern Illinois.
16. Indiana at Penn State.
Penn State (56) will beat Indiana (65) by 5.3 at home. Indiana has a 35% chance of beating Penn State.
17. South Carolina at LSU.
LSU (8) will beat South Carolina (51) by 15.3 at home. South Carolina has a 14% chance of beating LSU.
18. Miami (FL) at Florida State.
Florida State (16) will beat Miami (FL) (57) by 12.7 at home. Miami (FL) has a 18% chance of beating Florida State.
19. Oregon State at Arizona.
Arizona (61) will beat Oregon State (74) by 5.5 at home. Oregon State has a 34% chance of beating Arizona.
20. Wake Forest at Boston College.
Boston College (60) will beat Wake Forest (77) by 6.4 at home. Wake Forest has a 32% chance of beating Boston College.
21. Oklahoma at Texas.
Oklahoma (3) will beat Texas (70) by 15.9 on the road. Texas has a 13% chance of beating Oklahoma.
22. Washington State at Oregon.
Oregon (28) will beat Washington State (73) by 13.9 at home. Washington State has a 16% chance of beating Oregon.
23. Illinois at Iowa.
Iowa (29) will beat Illinois (76) by 14.3 at home. Illinois has a 15% chance of beating Iowa.
24. Minnesota at Purdue.
Minnesota (58) will beat Purdue (83) by 3.8 on the road. Purdue has a 39% chance of beating Minnesota.
25. Virginia at Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh (26) will beat Virginia (79) by 15.8 at home. Virginia has a 13% chance of beating Pittsburgh.
26. Connecticut at UCF.
UCF (87) will beat Connecticut (80) by 0.3 at home. Connecticut has a 49% chance of beating UCF.
27. Boise State at Colorado State.
Boise State (27) will beat Colorado State (84) by 11.2 on the road. Colorado State has a 21% chance of beating Boise State.
28. Central Michigan at Western Michigan.
Central Michigan (81) will beat Western Michigan (91) by 0.8 on the road. Western Michigan has a 48% chance of beating Central Michigan.
29. Baylor at Kansas.
Baylor (1) will beat Kansas (106) by 37.5 on the road. Kansas has a 1% chance of beating Baylor.
30. Colorado at Arizona State.
Arizona State (38) will beat Colorado (85) by 15.4 at home. Colorado has a 14% chance of beating Arizona State.
31. Middle Tennessee State at Western Kentucky.
Western Kentucky (53) will beat Middle Tennessee State (86) by 12.5 at home. Middle Tennessee State has a 18% chance of beating Western Kentucky.
32. Maryland at Ohio State.
Ohio State (6) will beat Maryland (89) by 27.1 at home. Maryland has a 4% chance of beating Ohio State.
33. San Jose State at UNLV.
UNLV (102) will beat San Jose State (88) by 0.2 at home. San Jose State has a 49% chance of beating UNLV.
34. Syracuse at South Florida.
Syracuse (68) will beat South Florida (94) by 5.1 on the road. South Florida has a 35% chance of beating Syracuse.
35. Michigan State at Rutgers.
Michigan State (30) will beat Rutgers (90) by 13.4 on the road. Rutgers has a 17% chance of beating Michigan State.
36. Rice at Florida Atlantic.
Florida Atlantic (104) will beat Rice (108) by 5.1 at home. Rice has a 35% chance of beating Florida Atlantic.
37. SMU at Houston.
Houston (31) will beat SMU (96) by 19.9 at home. SMU has a 8% chance of beating Houston.
38. Duke at Army.
Duke (45) will beat Army (97) by 11.9 on the road. Army has a 19% chance of beating Duke.
39. Southern Miss at Marshall.
Marshall (66) will beat Southern Miss (101) by 12.8 at home. Southern Miss has a 18% chance of beating Marshall.
40. San Diego State at Hawaii.
San Diego State (98) will beat Hawaii (107) by 1.3 on the road. Hawaii has a 46% chance of beating San Diego State.
41. Utah State at Fresno State.
Utah State (47) will beat Fresno State (103) by 12.0 on the road. Fresno State has a 19% chance of beating Utah State.
42. Kent State at Toledo.
Toledo (41) will beat Kent State (105) by 21.5 at home. Kent State has a 7% chance of beating Toledo.
43. Akron at Eastern Michigan.
Akron (93) will beat Eastern Michigan (112) by 4.5 on the road. Eastern Michigan has a 37% chance of beating Akron.
44. New Mexico at Nevada.
Nevada (78) will beat New Mexico (109) by 14.3 at home. New Mexico has a 15% chance of beating Nevada.
45. Louisiana Monroe at Tulsa.
Tulsa (71) will beat Louisiana Monroe (110) by 16.9 at home. Louisiana Monroe has a 12% chance of beating Tulsa.
46. Troy at Mississippi State.
Mississippi State (19) will beat Troy (114) by 31.0 at home. Troy has a 2% chance of beating Mississippi State.
47. Tulane at Temple.
Temple (50) will beat Tulane (111) by 21.3 at home. Tulane has a 7% chance of beating Temple.
48. Miami (OH) at Ohio.
Ohio (75) will beat Miami (OH) (113) by 18.2 at home. Miami (OH) has a 10% chance of beating Ohio.
49. New Mexico State at Mississippi.
Mississippi (14) will beat New Mexico State (118) by 37.4 at home. New Mexico State has a 1% chance of beating Mississippi.
50. UTEP at Florida International.
Florida International (92) will beat UTEP (116) by 14.1 at home. UTEP has a 16% chance of beating Florida International.
51. Wyoming at Air Force.
Air Force (72) will beat Wyoming (115) by 21.1 at home. Wyoming has a 7% chance of beating Air Force.
National Football League, Week 5
1. New England at Dallas.
New England (1) will beat Dallas (5) by 0.7 on the road. Dallas has a 48% chance of beating New England.
2. Seattle at Cincinnati.
Seattle (3) will beat Cincinnati (9) by 0.3 on the road. Cincinnati has a 49% chance of beating Seattle.
3. Arizona at Detroit.
Arizona (10) will beat Detroit (19) by 0.4 on the road. Detroit has a 49% chance of beating Arizona.
4. Pittsburgh at San Diego.
Pittsburgh (8) will beat San Diego (18) by 1.1 on the road. San Diego has a 47% chance of beating Pittsburgh.
5. New Orleans at Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (7) will beat New Orleans (21) by 7.1 at home. New Orleans has a 31% chance of beating Philadelphia.
6. St. Louis at Green Bay.
Green Bay (2) will beat St. Louis (22) by 10.0 at home. St. Louis has a 25% chance of beating Green Bay.
7. Indianapolis at Houston.
Indianapolis (11) will beat Houston (24) by 2.1 on the road. Houston has a 44% chance of beating Indianapolis.
8. San Francisco at New York Giants.
New York Giants (13) will beat San Francisco (25) by 7.7 at home. San Francisco has a 30% chance of beating New York Giants.
9. Jacksonville at Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay (30) will beat Jacksonville (31) by 3.0 at home. Jacksonville has a 42% chance of beating Tampa Bay.
10. Chicago at Kansas City.
Kansas City (14) will beat Chicago (29) by 8.6 at home. Chicago has a 28% chance of beating Kansas City.
11. Washington at Atlanta.
Atlanta (12) will beat Washington (27) by 9.4 at home. Washington has a 26% chance of beating Atlanta.
12. Denver at Oakland.
Denver (4) will beat Oakland (26) by 7.2 on the road. Oakland has a 31% chance of beating Denver.
13. Cleveland at Baltimore.
Baltimore (6) will beat Cleveland (28) by 11.8 at home. Cleveland has a 21% chance of beating Baltimore.
14. Buffalo at Tennessee.
Buffalo (15) will beat Tennessee (32) by 5.0 on the road. Tennessee has a 36% chance of beating Buffalo.
National Basketball Association
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