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Matchup Reports

Friday at 10:05 PM
CLEVELAND (65-56) AT OAKLAND (68-52) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
977: CLEVELAND
978: OAKLAND
7.0
-136
65-56
68-52
56-61-4
58-59-3
4.6 / 4.4
4.4 / 3.9
(R) J MASTERSON
(R) A GRIFFIN
13-8
10-8
3.59
3.88
1.20
1.13
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy with Haze   Temperature: 74.0 °
Humidity: 50   Wind: West at 5.8 MPH (5 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
CLEVELANDMASTERSON +142 
OAKLANDGRIFFIN-142 
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 games65-56+13.4216-232-2.81397-1367-8956-61220-2081294-1345
when the total is 7 or less3-1+2.88-17-6.813-21-53-110-1312-20
as a road underdog of +100 to +1256-13-6.127-45-14.8145-189-27.910-836-31154-164
in road games27-31+2.395-126-9.5657-724-17.625-30109-98657-650
on the road when the total is 7 or less1-1+0.85-11-47-14-4.72-05-96-13
in August games6-8-2.326-45-17.3246-221+19.57-733-38203-240
when playing on Friday9-10-1.634-35-0.9226-204+18-938-28205-209
when playing with a day off6-3+323-19+4.2159-147-7.15-323-17154-140
in games played on a grass field62-53+11.4207-222-5.31258-1236-10154-57212-1971175-1210
in night games39-40+2.4148-153+5.9963-914-30.333-43141-145883-909
against right-handed starters42-39+5.1151-154+4.11008-949-41.334-44145-149921-951
after a win38-25+12.4104-106-4.2718-675-64.326-34101-102646-691
when playing against a team with a winning record24-32-3.497-128-13.6622-732-52.427-27106-108635-657
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season4-7-332-61-21.2311-404-46.25-644-45330-348

OAKLAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games68-52+8.3238-213+26.41446-1300+73.658-59208-2201250-1360
when the total is 7 or less8-7+0.169-58+12.197-100-8.27-854-6085-92
at home with a money line of -100 to -12511-9+0.631-25+2.3171-140+10.76-1420-34133-164
as a home favorite of -125 to -15011-6+2.743-19+16.8196-140+4.611-635-26148-174
in home games36-22+5.6130-91+22.2787-580+60.227-31105-106609-690
at home when the total is 7 or less7-5+1.149-35+10.468-59-0.65-737-3853-61
in August games5-7-5.634-34-2.5268-198+63.15-635-29220-229
when playing on Friday12-7+4.338-33+6.1230-209+6.68-1039-30206-219
in games played on a grass field65-48+9.3224-202+20.11328-1184+67.354-57194-2131129-1257
in night games42-29+8.3151-130+24.1877-831+13.638-31127-139768-861
against right-handed starters46-35+4.8159-137+23.71031-911+63.742-37132-149875-966
after shutting out their opponent6-3+3.220-14+6.5107-65+35.32-613-1872-92
after a win40-27+9.3130-109+19.6794-658+70.232-33108-120672-702
when playing against a team with a winning record28-24+4.2125-118+23.7672-693+32.322-29109-119612-680
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season5-6-1.561-61+10.9367-385+17.72-957-56342-369
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
8/2/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)0-10L1007 unO34216100
8/3/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ MIAMITURNER(R)4-3W-1257.5 unU980661
8/4/2013KAZMIR(L)@ MIAMIEOVALDI(R)2-0W-1257.5 unU1190460
8/5/2013KLUBER(R)DETROITSANCHEZ(R)2-4L+1107.5 unU5511290
8/6/2013MASTERSON(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R)1-5L-1057.5 unU430760
8/7/2013SALAZAR(R)DETROITFISTER(R)5-6L+1058 unO149114120
8/8/2013MCALLISTER(R)DETROITSCHERZER(R)3-10L+1407.5 evO6421281
8/9/2013KAZMIR(L)LA ANGELSWEAVER(R)2-5L-1157.5 ovU750740
8/10/2013JIMENEZ(R)LA ANGELSWILSON(L)2-7L-1058.5 unO710410100
8/11/2013MASTERSON(R)LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R)6-5W-1858.5 unO8518110
8/12/2013SALAZAR(R)@ MINNESOTAALBERS(L)0-3L-1208 unU220470
8/13/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ MINNESOTADEDUNO(R)5-2W1158.5 evU561542
8/14/2013CARRASCO(R)@ MINNESOTAGIBSON(R)9-8W1009.5 unO127017121
8/16/2013MASTERSON(R)@ OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R) 
8/17/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ OAKLANDSTRAILY(R) 
8/18/2013KAZMIR(L)@ OAKLANDCOLON(R) 
8/19/2013SALAZAR(R)@ LA ANGELSWEAVER(R) 
8/20/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ LA ANGELSWILSON(L) 
8/21/2013MASTERSON(R)@ LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R) 
8/23/2013 MINNESOTA  

OAKLAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
8/2/2013MILONE(L)TEXASOGANDO(R)3-8L-1207.5 unO71011240
8/3/2013PARKER(R)TEXASGARZA(R)4-2W-1157 ovU850770
8/4/2013GRIFFIN(R)TEXASHOLLAND(L)0-4L-1207 unU562650
8/6/2013STRAILY(R)@ CINCINNATILATOS(R)1-3L1408 unU581851
8/7/2013COLON(R)@ CINCINNATIBAILEY(R)5-6L1157.5 unO11701090
8/9/2013PARKER(R)@ TORONTOROGERS(R)14-6W-1059 ovO17711170
8/10/2013GRAY(R)@ TORONTOBUEHRLE(L)4-5L1059 ovP1192540
8/11/2013GRIFFIN(R)@ TORONTODICKEY(R)6-4W1059 unO101027151
8/12/2013STRAILY(R)@ TORONTOHAPP(L)5-1W-1209.5 ovU751770
8/13/2013COLON(R)HOUSTONLYLES(R)4-5L-2707.5 ovO8611181
8/14/2013PARKER(R)HOUSTONCOSART(R)1-2L-2607.5 unU7501160
8/15/2013GRAY(R)HOUSTONBEDARD(L)5-0W-2507.5 ovU990570
8/16/2013GRIFFIN(R)CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R) 
8/17/2013STRAILY(R)CLEVELANDJIMENEZ(R) 
8/18/2013COLON(R)CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L) 
8/19/2013PARKER(R)SEATTLEHARANG(R) 
8/20/2013GRAY(R)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L) 
8/21/2013GRIFFIN(R)SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R) 
8/23/2013 @ BALTIMORE  
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 Games65-56+13.456-614.60.2530.3204.40.2460.319
Road Games27-31+2.325-304.80.2540.3214.60.2480.325
vs Right-handed Starters42-39+5.134-444.40.2460.3164.40.2510.323
Past 7 Games3-4-1.34-33.90.1960.2465.70.2500.335
Grass Games62-53+11.454-574.60.2530.3214.40.2490.319
Night Games39-40+2.433-434.20.2420.3114.50.2500.318
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.60.2530.320121409510373611270.0353840397986824978010663
Road Games4.80.2540.321582014512174560.032701974684139458425126
Righty Starters4.40.2460.316812716669228860.033462766696153968507440
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.911.3293801801653373916835924-14291960.4%
Road Games3.871.3261728074143128516111-7151060%

OAKLAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games68-52+8.358-594.40.2440.3173.90.2410.293
Home Games36-22+5.627-314.20.2370.3143.80.2360.288
vs Right-handed Starters46-35+4.842-374.70.2490.3194.00.2420.297
Past 7 Games4-3-2.33-35.60.2740.3353.30.2360.305
Grass Games65-48+9.354-574.40.2430.3173.80.2410.291
Night Games42-29+8.338-314.70.2450.3163.80.2440.292
OAKLAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2440.31712040929993621230.034984378895684593758869
Home Games4.20.2370.314581942461173480.022262174132540444314930
Righty Starters4.70.2490.319812806698251820.033592916024156966446153
OAKLAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.931.150350.31241143002610330519-13331175%
Home Games2.661.097189.76056158145016712-516384.2%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JUSTIN MASTERSON recent results and season statistics
JUSTIN MASTERSON - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.591.19613-8251686.76867137126417116-9+7.79-15
Road Starts4.371.1185-510686.8333352824645-5+1.73-6
Last 3 Starts5.001.5561-13186.011101929182-1+12-1
JUSTIN MASTERSON - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/11/2013LA ANGELS6-5-1858.5Win,Over 4.3547045WILLIAMS(R)
8/6/2013DETROIT1-5-1057.5Loss,UnderL7557126VERLANDER(R)
8/1/2013CHI WHITE SOX6-1-1306.5Win,OverW6.7115137SALE(L)

A.J. GRIFFIN recent results and season statistics
A.J. GRIFFIN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.881.13110-8241536.47166135283812014-10+3.19-15
Home Starts3.631.1305-31174.36.83130641120628-3+4.14-7
Last 3 Starts4.191.1891-1319.36.41191459142-1+0.82-1
A.J. GRIFFIN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/11/2013at TORONTO6-4+1059Win,Over 5.7325062DICKEY(R)
8/4/2013TEXAS0-4-1207Loss,UnderL6.7435217HOLLAND(L)
7/29/2013TORONTO9-4-1707.5Win,OverW7444325ROGERS(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 11-10 (+2.1 Units) against OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
15 of 21 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+8.7 Units)
Games this season
CLEVELAND is 4-0 (+4.1 Units) against OAKLAND this season
2 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.0 Units)

All games at OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
OAKLAND is 5-4 (-0.3 Units) against CLEVELAND over the last 3 seasons
7 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+5.0 Units)
Games played at OAKLAND this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JUSTIN MASTERSON vs. OAKLAND since 1997
MASTERSON is 2-5 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 9.08 and a WHIP of 1.878.
His team's record is 2-5 (-3.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 5-2. (+3.0 units)
JUSTIN MASTERSON recent starts vs. OAKLAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/8/2013OAKLAND4-3-1108.5Win,UnderW7334027GRIFFIN(R)
8/30/2012OAKLAND7-12+1007.5Loss,OverL4888321PARKER(R)
8/19/2012at OAKLAND0-7+1207.5Loss,UnderL5.7779215PARKER(R)

A.J. GRIFFIN vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
GRIFFIN is 0-1 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 4.05 and a WHIP of 1.199.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.0 units)
A.J. GRIFFIN recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/8/2013at CLEVELAND3-4+1008.5Loss,UnderL6.7436224MASTERSON(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. (0-1046, -1.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 52.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (195-174, +1.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 50.7% of the time since 1997. (1128-1096, -85.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 53.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (197-169, +13.9 units)
Edge=OAKLAND
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.9% of the time since 1997. (850-855, -127.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 55.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (151-123, +12.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 48.5% of the time since 1997. (800-851, -173.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 53.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (136-117, +4.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[P] 08/07/2013 - Corey Kluber 15-day DL (8/5) ( Finger )
[P] 07/16/2013 - Blake Wood 60-day DL (3/11) ( Elbow )
[C] 04/28/2013 - Lou Marson 60-day DL (4/25) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/21/2013 - Brett Myers 60-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 )
OAKLAND
[CF] 08/15/2013 - Coco Crisp "?" Friday vs. Cleveland Indians ( Wrist )
[C] 07/26/2013 - John Jaso 7-day DL (7/24) ( Concussion )
[P] 07/16/2013 - Fernando Rodriguez 60-day DL (3/23), out for season ( Elbow )
[P] 04/30/2013 - Brett Anderson 60-day DL (4/30) ( Ankle )
[2B] 04/10/2013 - Scott Sizemore 60-day DL (4/10), out for season ( Knee )
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