CLICK HERE FOR AN EXPLANATION OF HOW TO LEARN TO READ LINES
Refresh
Page last updated on Fri Sep 04 06:23:47 EDT 2015
Matchup Reports

Saturday at 7:00 PM
DETROIT (2-3) AT PITTSBURGH (6-1) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
571: DETROIT
572: PITTSBURGH
OFF
-13.0
74.8 / 71.2
76.1 / 55.1
2-3
6-1
0-4
3-2
1-0
2-1
40.6
51.2
72.0
67.2
31.0
34.8
45.2
40.7
70.3
76.5
41.0
30.6
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
DETROIT  
PITTSBURGH-11 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
DETROIT - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games0-427-39137-1671-039-24119-1122-341-33171-180
in all lined games0-427-39137-1671-039-24119-1121-336-33148-174
as an underdog0-214-1764-791-018-1162-640-29-2430-127
as a road underdog of 12.5 to 15 points0-01-04-60-00-11-80-00-10-11
as a road underdog of 12.5 or more points0-02-011-130-00-16-150-00-20-26
in road games0-313-1870-781-016-1351-640-312-2250-118
in road lined games0-313-1870-781-016-1351-640-312-2246-114
against Big East conference opponents0-13-16-31-01-23-40-11-31-8
in December games0-07-725-370-05-921-260-08-834-48
on Saturday games0-28-1453-730-011-946-491-114-968-75
after a non-conference game0-410-1749-641-015-841-402-315-1666-74
in non-conference games0-49-1744-611-014-744-302-315-1768-72
after failing to cover the spread in 3 or more consecutive games0-14-819-250-05-718-190-16-723-30
when playing against a team with a winning record0-213-1760-860-017-1155-571-112-1951-110
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game0-010-1040-390-010-1030-380-012-828-56

PITTSBURGH - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games3-233-35217-2052-132-32152-1476-156-24359-150
in all lined games3-233-35217-2052-132-32152-1474-144-24281-149
as a favorite3-125-30146-1391-126-25120-1034-039-16227-64
as a home favorite of 12.5 to 15 points0-01-317-100-01-312-120-02-226-2
as a home favorite of 12.5 or more points1-13-836-280-04-424-222-09-264-3
in all home games2-115-1996-890-118-1370-555-037-9225-41
in home lined games2-115-1996-890-118-1370-553-025-9150-40
in December games0-03-534-340-04-421-190-011-383-20
on Saturday games0-18-1167-720-010-854-361-016-6122-44
after a non-conference game3-212-1771-742-116-957-406-134-7180-41
in non-conference games3-213-1670-702-116-955-416-135-6188-34
after allowing 60 points or less2-113-1583-830-112-1458-604-023-10152-50
when playing against a team with a losing record1-16-332-310-02-516-153-015-084-14
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games2-3-30-41-074.836.840.6%36.471.231.245.2%37.0
Road Games0-3-40-31-067.032.735.9%35.074.732.747.9%38.3
Last 5 Games2-3-30-41-074.836.840.6%36.471.231.245.2%37.0
DETROIT Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)74.836.826-6540.6%8-2631.0%14-2072.0%3611131910124
vs opponents surrendering71.934.226-5943.7%8-2234.1%13-1871.1%361014178133
Team Stats (Road Games)67.032.723-6435.9%8-2629.5%13-1872.7%351211208113
Stats Against (All Games)71.231.225-5445.2%6-1641.0%16-2270.3%37812166165
vs opponents averaging68.631.424-5643.7%7-1740.9%13-2065.6%34913156154
Stats Against (Road Games)74.732.726-5447.9%6-1636.2%17-2278.5%38913156138

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games6-1+13-22-176.134.951.2%34.155.126.740.7%27.7
Home Games5-0+12-10-177.234.050.9%35.852.027.440.0%25.8
Last 5 Games4-1+12-22-173.433.047.6%35.257.428.442.2%30.2
PITTSBURGH Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)76.134.929-5751.2%6-1634.8%12-1867.2%34111915894
vs opponents surrendering69.132.625-5445.6%6-1832.2%14-2070.0%341014177143
Team Stats (Home Games)77.234.030-5850.9%5-1632.9%13-1964.9%36131814994
Stats Against (All Games)55.126.720-4840.7%5-1630.6%11-1576.5%2889174154
vs opponents averaging67.131.624-5444.4%6-1835.5%13-1872.4%32811187143
Stats Against (Home Games)52.027.418-4640.0%5-1633.7%10-1374.2%2669184174
Average power rating of opponents played: DETROIT 68.2,  PITTSBURGH 68.4
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1997
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games played at PITTSBURGH since 1997
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games played at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring DETROIT in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 48.6% of the time since 1997. (151-160)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 42.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (22-30)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 47% of the time since 1997. (158-178)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 54.5% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (30-25)
No Edge.
 
No total has been posted for this game.
Key Player Injuries
DETROIT
No significant injuries.
PITTSBURGH
[F] 11/30/2012 - Durand Johnson "?" Saturday vs. Detroit U ( Hamstring )
[G/F] 11/26/2012 - Trey Zeigler out indefinitely ( Suspension )
[G] 11/13/2012 - John Johnson has left the team ( None )
© Sports Handicapping Information All Rights Reserved.

Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
FOOTBALL: 8/9/2015 - 11/2/2015
BASEBALL 8/13/2015 - 10/4/2015
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
Michigan State
2
Baylor
3
Washington
4
Michigan State
5
Boise State
09/04/2015
ATP - US OpenCILIC, MARIN vs. KUKUSHKIN, MIKHAIL08:00 AM PST
ATP - US OpenPAIRE, BENOIT vs. ROBREDO, TOMMY08:00 AM PST
WTA - US OpenKASATKINA, DARYA vs. MLADENOVIC, KRISTINA08:00 AM PST
WTA - US OpenSVITOLINA, ELINA vs. MAKAROVA, EKATERINA08:00 AM PST
ATP - US OpenTSONGA, JO-WILFRIED vs. STAKHOVSKY, SERGIY09:15 AM PST
WTA - US OpenVINCI, ROBERTA vs. DUQUE-MARINO, MARIANA09:30 AM PST
WTA - US OpenBOUCHARD, EUGENIE vs. CIBULKOVA, DOMINIKA09:30 AM PST
WTA - US OpenBENCIC, BELINDA vs. WILLIAMS, VENUS10:00 AM PST
ATP - US OpenCHARDY, JEREMY vs. FERRER, DAVID10:45 AM PST
ATP - US OpenBAUTISTA-AGUT, ROBERTO vs. GOFFIN, DAVID10:45 AM PST
WTA - US OpenKONTAVEIT, ANETT vs. BRENGLE, MADISON10:45 AM PST
ATP - US OpenDJOKOVIC, NOVAK vs. SEPPI, ANDREAS11:15 AM PST
MLBDiamondbacks vs Chicago Cubs11:20 AM PST
WTA - US OpenKEYS, MADISON vs. RADWANSKA, AGNIESZKA12:15 PM PST
College FootballCharlotte vs Georgia State12:30 PM PST
ATP - US OpenRAONIC, MILOS vs. LOPEZ, FELICIANO2:00 PM PST
College FootballBaylor vs SMU4:00 PM PST
College FootballMichigan State vs Western Michigan4:00 PM PST
WTA - US OpenWILLIAMS, SERENA vs. MATTEK-SANDS, BETHANIE4:00 PM PST
MLBBraves vs Nationals4:05 PM PST
MLBT Rays vs New York Yankees4:05 PM PST
MLBOrioles vs Blue Jays4:05 PM PST
MLBIndians vs Tigers4:05 PM PST
MLBBrewers vs Reds4:10 PM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs Marlins4:10 PM PST
MLBPhillies vs Red Sox4:10 PM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs Royals5:10 PM PST
MLBTwins vs Astros5:10 PM PST
MLBPirates vs Cardinals5:15 PM PST
ATP - US OpenFOGNINI, FABIO vs. NADAL, RAFAEL5:15 PM PST
MLBGiants vs Rockies5:40 PM PST
MLBMariners vs Athletics7:05 PM PST
MLBRangers vs Los Angeles Angels7:05 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Dodgers vs Padres7:10 PM PST
College FootballWashington vs Boise State7:15 PM PST
09/05/2015
College FootballStanford vs Northwestern09:00 AM PST
College FootballPenn State vs Temple12:30 PM PST
College FootballVirginia vs UCLA12:30 PM PST
College FootballLouisville vs Auburn12:30 PM PST
College FootballBYU vs Nebraska12:30 PM PST
College FootballArizona State vs Texas A&M4:00 PM PST
UFCJoaquim Silva vs Nazareno Malegarie4:05 PM PST
UFCJoe Riggs vs Ron Stallings4:30 PM PST
College FootballTexas vs Notre Dame4:30 PM PST
College FootballWisconsin vs Alabama5:00 PM PST
UFCTiago Trator vs Clay Collard5:05 PM PST
UFCRaquel Pennington vs Jessica Andrade5:30 PM PST
UFCFrancisco Rivera vs John Lineker6:05 PM PST
UFCRoss Pearson vs Paul Felder6:30 PM PST
College FootballMississippi State vs Southern Miss7:00 PM PST
UFCAlex Chambers vs Paige VanZant7:10 PM PST
UFCCorey Anderson vs Jan Blachowicz7:35 PM PST
UFCJimi Manuwa vs Anthony Johnson8:05 PM PST
UFCFrank Mir vs Andrei Arlovski8:30 PM PST
UFCJohn Dodson vs Demetrious Johnson9:05 PM PST

x