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Matchup Reports

Sunday at 1:05 PM
CLEVELAND (19-15) AT DETROIT (20-14) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
965: CLEVELAND
966: DETROIT
9.0
-142
19-15
20-14
18-14-2
22-11-1
5.1 / 4.3
5.4 / 3.9
(R) Z MCALLISTER
(R) R PORCELLO
3-3
1-2
2.63
8.14
1.11
1.56
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Light Rain   Temperature: 43.0 °
Humidity: 74   Wind: Southwest at 6.9 MPH (6 KT)
 
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 Line
TeamPitcherEstimateEdge
CLEVELANDMCALLISTER +121 
DETROITPORCELLO-121 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
CLEVELAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games19-15+7.2170-191-91351-1326-95.218-14182-1611256-1298
when the total is 9 to 9.56-3+3.860-66+0509-508-16.74-357-59466-496
as a road underdog of +100 to +1251-2-0.822-34-9.5140-178-22.62-128-24146-157
in road games9-8+4.877-103-6.9639-701-15.17-891-76639-628
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.54-2+3.234-46-3.3235-281-14.42-237-35245-235
in May games8-2+738-28+14.3244-206+14.96-439-24226-204
when playing on Sunday3-3+0.521-35-15.2202-219-48.63-228-25172-231
against division opponents8-6+3.677-83-6.1567-528-45.57-692-59539-513
in day games5-5+0.347-68-19.4409-438-67.96-362-48387-420
in games played on a grass field16-12+5.2161-181-11.51212-1195-107.216-10174-1501137-1163
against right-handed starters11-9+3.8120-124+2.9977-919-42.510-9121-114897-916
after a win11-6+5.377-87-11.3691-656-71.38-883-76628-665
when playing against a team with a winning record8-6+4.581-102-5.7606-706-44.510-389-84618-633

DETROIT team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games20-14-1.2216-168+4.61249-1418-143.922-11187-1731240-1299
when the total is 9 to 9.51-2-1.471-60-1.4534-582-56.83-063-57513-540
as a home favorite of -125 to -1503-1+1.626-17+2.3143-129-344-029-12129-128
in home games11-5+1.2118-72+11.2682-648-53.612-397-82621-642
at home when the total is 9 to 9.50-1-1.443-28+3.3312-277-6.71-034-30273-275
in May games5-4-2.234-31-8.2219-226+6.96-333-28202-221
when playing on Sunday3-2+0.142-20+17.2207-218-13.53-125-35196-209
against division opponents5-5-4.699-56+18.8517-577-88.15-572-75515-532
in day games9-10-690-61+11.1445-501-63.913-570-74433-468
in games played on a grass field20-14-1.2206-163-1.31147-1260-107.222-11183-1631122-1168
against right-handed starters17-10+2.4151-110+14.5879-1029-134.418-9126-118889-923
after a loss8-5+2.296-68+12.9638-780-96.912-176-76655-693
when playing against a team with a winning record8-5+0.2105-86+6.5579-758-81.910-384-93603-670
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/28/2013MASTERSON(R)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)0-9L1008.5 unO8901070
4/28/2013KLUBER(R)@ KANSAS CITYSMITH(L)10-3W1259 unO1470863
4/29/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R)9-0W1409 ovP1440340
4/30/2013MCALLISTER(R)PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R)14-2W-1058 evO1740550
5/1/2013BAUER(R)PHILADELPHIALEE(L)6-0W+1207.5 ovU14120391
5/3/2013MASTERSON(R)MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L)7-6W-1458.5 unO131001190
5/4/2013KAZMIR(L)MINNESOTACORREIA(R)7-3W-1159 unO1261790
5/5/2013KLUBER(R)MINNESOTAPELFREY(R)2-4L-1509 unU660660
5/6/2013JIMENEZ(R)OAKLANDPARKER(R)7-3W-1159 ovO1090880
5/7/2013MCALLISTER(R)OAKLANDMILONE(L)1-0W-1058.5 unU540652
5/8/2013MASTERSON(R)OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R)4-3W-1108.5 unU640681
5/9/2013KAZMIR(L)OAKLANDCOLON(R)9-2W+1058.5 ovO1250792
5/10/2013KLUBER(R)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R)4-10L1758.5 unO6121580
5/11/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R)7-6W2308 unO12131761
5/12/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ DETROITPORCELLO(R) 
5/13/2013 NY YANKEES  
5/13/2013 NY YANKEES  
5/14/2013KAZMIR(L)@ PHILADELPHIAPETTIBONE(R) 
5/15/2013KLUBER(R)@ PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L) 
5/17/2013JIMENEZ(R)SEATTLEMAURER(R) 
5/18/2013MASTERSON(R)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L) 
5/19/2013 SEATTLE  

DETROIT - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/28/2013FISTER(R)ATLANTAMINOR(L)8-3W-1457.5 unO940680
4/29/2013SCHERZER(R)MINNESOTAPELFREY(R)4-3W-2358.5 ovU750630
4/30/2013VERLANDER(R)MINNESOTAWORLEY(R)6-1W-2608 ovU1360690
5/1/2013SANCHEZ(R)MINNESOTADIAMOND(L)2-6L-2208.5 unU6401070
5/2/2013PORCELLO(R)@ HOUSTONLYLES(R)7-3W-1559.5 unO15131641
5/3/2013FISTER(R)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(R)4-3W-1858 ovU661990
5/4/2013SCHERZER(R)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R)17-2W-2008 unO2190641
5/5/2013VERLANDER(R)@ HOUSTONHUMBER(R)9-0W-2908 unO1381460
5/8/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ WASHINGTONZIMMERMANN(R)1-3L-1157 unU791841
5/9/2013FISTER(R)@ WASHINGTONHAREN(R)4-5L-1207.5 ovO1291970
5/10/2013SCHERZER(R)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R)10-4W-1858.5 unO1580612
5/11/2013VERLANDER(R)CLEVELANDJIMENEZ(R)6-7L-2608 unO76112131
5/12/2013PORCELLO(R)CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R) 
5/13/2013SANCHEZ(R)HOUSTONNORRIS(R) 
5/14/2013FISTER(R)HOUSTONHARRELL(R) 
5/15/2013SCHERZER(R)HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L) 
5/16/2013VERLANDER(R)@ TEXASDARVISH(R) 
5/17/2013PORCELLO(R)@ TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
5/18/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ TEXASGRIMM(R) 
5/19/2013 @ TEXAS  
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.
CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games19-15+7.218-145.10.2700.3324.30.2320.310
Road Games9-8+4.87-85.40.2780.3404.20.2250.313
vs Right-handed Starters11-9+3.810-95.30.2760.3454.20.2350.315
Past 7 Games5-2+3.84-34.90.2490.3044.00.2350.306
Grass Games16-12+5.216-105.20.2740.3364.40.2390.311
Day Games5-5+0.36-35.40.2770.3334.30.2290.315
Division8-6+3.67-64.60.2580.3134.00.2260.300
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.10.2700.332341177318128490.041681092771923822182821
Road Games5.40.2780.3401761217067210.038858138101261591613
Righty Starters5.30.2760.3452069619274320.05102731681314115101612
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.881.223106.341348411461164-07370%
Road Games2.701.22050181535426533-05271.4%

DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games20-14-1.222-115.40.2850.3503.90.2360.296
Home Games11-5+1.212-36.40.3160.3834.20.2450.308
vs Right-handed Starters17-10+2.418-95.50.2890.3533.70.2350.294
Past 7 Games4-3-15-27.30.3080.3723.40.2370.287
Grass Games20-14-1.222-115.40.2850.3503.90.2360.296
Day Games9-10-6.113-54.90.2810.3424.30.2480.318
Division5-5-4.65-54.60.2580.3254.70.2490.332
DETROIT - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.40.2850.350341257358107360.031821262391528131122319
Home Games6.40.3160.3831655417555200.04102609251241321111
Righty Starters5.50.2890.3532799928989280.0314699195142242791712
DETROIT - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.811.2501044444796511243-57463.6%
Home Games4.831.53641222237426390-24266.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
ZACH MCALLISTER recent results and season statistics
ZACH MCALLISTER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.631.1153-3637.76.3151132410283-3+0.13-3
Road Starts3.861.3710-2211.75.875111570-2-20-2
Last 3 Starts2.211.0822-1320.36.8551537122-1+11-2
ZACH MCALLISTER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/7/2013OAKLAND1-0-1058.5Win,UnderW7.7005014MILONE(L)
4/30/2013PHILADELPHIA14-2-1058Win,OverW7225214HALLADAY(R)
4/24/2013at CHI WHITE SOX2-3+1257.5Loss,UnderL5.7335154QUINTANA(L)

RICK PORCELLO recent results and season statistics
RICK PORCELLO - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games7.521.4451-2626.3-2222335515---
All Starts8.141.5621-2524.34.922223355152-3-1.85-0
Home Starts5.561.3241-0211.35.777130261-1-0.42-0
Last 3 Starts9.641.5711-13144.715151933122-1+13-0
RICK PORCELLO - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/2/2013at HOUSTON7-3-1559.5Win,Over 7335207LYLES(R)
4/27/2013ATLANTA7-4-1058Win,OverW6.3335025MEDLEN(R)
4/20/2013at LA ANGELS0-10+1009Loss,OverL0.7999110RICHARDS(R)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
Games over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 17-21 (+1.0 Units) against DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
17 of 36 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-3.3 Units, Under=-0.1 Units)
Games this season
CLEVELAND is 1-1 (+1.3 Units) against DETROIT this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

All games at DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 14-6 (+3.1 Units) against CLEVELAND over the last 3 seasons
11 of 20 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.5 Units)
Games played at DETROIT this season.
CLEVELAND is 1-1 (+1.3 Units) against DETROIT this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
5/11/2013CLEVELAND7+230  1201131JIMENEZ(R)W6131
 DETROIT6-2608 unOver71161VERLANDER(R)L5365
5/10/2013CLEVELAND4+175 Over60012KLUBER(R)L4.78112
 DETROIT10-1858.5 unWin153180SCHERZER(R)W8450
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
ZACH MCALLISTER vs. DETROIT since 1997
MCALLISTER is 0-0 when starting against DETROIT with an ERA of 2.04 and a WHIP of 1.472.
His team's record is 2-1 (+1.6 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-2. (-2.1 units)
ZACH MCALLISTER recent starts vs. DETROIT
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/26/2012DETROIT5-3+1508Win 6.3329127VERLANDER(R)
5/23/2012DETROIT4-2+1058.5Win,Under 6.3228003FISTER(R)
9/28/2011at DETROIT4-5+1659.5Loss,Under 5106014PORCELLO(R)

RICK PORCELLO vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
PORCELLO is 5-3 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 4.10 and a WHIP of 1.366.
His team's record is 9-6 (+1.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 6-9. (-3.4 units)
RICK PORCELLO recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/16/2012at CLEVELAND6-7-1208.5Loss,Over 4.7428032JIMENEZ(R)
9/4/2012CLEVELAND2-3-1809Loss,UnderL5.7338022MASTERSON(R)
5/22/2012at CLEVELAND3-5+1059Loss,UnderL5.3548036JIMENEZ(R)
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 CLEVELAND in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1009, 3.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 53.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (160-137, +7.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 52.3% of the time since 1997. (1106-1007, +9.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 56.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (176-135, +28.9 units)
Edge=DETROIT
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (809-815, -123.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 57% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (110-83, +16.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 50.3% of the time since 1997. (823-813, -102.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 46.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (90-105, -27.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[P] 04/02/2013 - Blake Wood 60-day DL (3/11) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/21/2013 - Brett Myers 15-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Herrmann 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Josh Tomlin 60-day DL (2/15) ( Elbow )
[C] 04/28/2013 - Lou Marson 15-day DL (4/25) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/07/2013 - Vinnie Pestano 15-day DL (5/1) ( Elbow )
DETROIT
[P] 04/23/2013 - Octavio Dotel 15-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
[C] 05/12/2013 - Alex Avila is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Cleveland Indians ( Rest )
[CF] 05/12/2013 - Austin Jackson is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Cleveland Indians ( Rest )
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