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Major League Baseball

The matchup shows the projected FIP (adjusted ERA) for each starting pitcher according to ZiPS.

Since May 29, 2015, the team with the higher win probability has won 243 of 426 games for a win percentage of 57.0%.

The team favored by the markets has won 230.5 of 426 games for a win percentage of 54.1%.

Games on Monday, June 29, 2015.

Milwaukee (Jimmy Nelson, 4.11) at Philadelphia (Sean O’Sullivan, 5.32).
Milwaukee (29) has a 63.6 chance to beat Philadelphia (30).

Los Angeles Dodgers (Mike Bolsinger, 3.88) at Arizona (Allen Webster, 4.64, 15.1 IP).
Los Angeles Dodgers (1) has a 67.3 chance to beat Arizona (22).

Boston (Clay Buchholz, 3.68) at Toronto (R.A. Dickey, 4.54).
Toronto (2) has a 53.9 chance to beat Boston (18).

Texas (Wandy Rodriguez, 4.68) at Baltimore (Bud Norris, 4.38, 49.2 IP).
Baltimore (7) has a 59.0 chance to beat Texas (17).

Cleveland (Chase Anderson, 4.03) at Tampa Bay (Nate Karns, 4.32).
Tampa Bay (8) has a 53.6 chance to beat Cleveland (15).

Kansas City (Joe Blanton, 4.06, 26.0 IP) at Houston (Lance McCullers, 4.94, 46.1 IP).
Kansas City (9) has a 51.9 chance to beat Houston (4).

New York Yankees (CC Sabathia, 4.11) at Los Angeles Angels (C.J. Wilson, 4.04).
New York Yankees (5) has a 51.7 chance to beat Los Angeles Angels (10).

Minnesota (Mike Pelfrey, 4.46) at Cincinnati (Mike Leake, 4.18).
Cincinnati (20) has a 57.0 chance to beat Minnesota (24).

Colorado (David Hale, 5.31, 35.1 IP) at Oakland (Kendall Graveman, 4.42).
Oakland (3) has a 71.9 chance to beat Colorado (26).

College Football

From 2005 through 2013, the higher ranked team in my team rankngs has won 62.3% of college football bowl games (187-113).

National Basketball Association

nba_playoffs_2015Check out my 2015 NBA playoff win probabilities. Calculations based on market rankings that consider closing point spreads since late February.

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National Football League

International Soccer