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Matchup Reports

Sunday at 1:05 PM
HOUSTON (51-104) AT CLEVELAND (85-70) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
915: HOUSTON
916: CLEVELAND
8.0
-255
51-104
85-70
77-72-6
69-79-7
3.9 / 5.2
4.5 / 4.1
(L) E BEDARD
(R) C KLUBER
3-10
8-5
4.80
3.69
1.53
1.24
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 49.0 °
Humidity: 55   Wind: North at 8.1 MPH (7 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
HOUSTONBEDARD +183
CLEVELANDKLUBER-183 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
HOUSTON team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games51-104-19.5163-317-83.71369-1418-122.177-72244-2181317-1365
when the total is 8 to 8.521-56-23.872-152-55.8496-501-44.742-33119-99497-474
as a road underdog of +225 to +2506-15-1.29-26-5.114-32+0.611-918-1524-20
in road games27-50+2.872-168-45.3619-774-8537-38119-112681-668
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.58-26-10.521-66-28.8211-257-2918-1649-37247-211
in September games7-13-2.830-43+2.6235-205+16.510-932-37206-211
when playing on Sunday5-20-1219-58-29.6233-210+11.510-1436-35203-216
in day games11-33-15.739-102-47.2407-447-70.417-2564-67367-448
in games played on a grass field49-99-19.3159-311-85.41146-1261-143.475-67241-2111137-1179
against right-handed starters38-74-9.8113-233-68.31020-1064-9756-51175-1561001-1011
after a loss32-71-17.6105-210-57.4674-737-63.753-47161-143651-702
after 3 or more consecutive losses17-31-2.551-83-8183-205-5.721-2659-69170-205
when playing against a team with a winning record17-61-26.169-173-61.3569-730-91.341-34123-109622-631
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season9-32-12.833-93-33297-358-11.619-2056-64312-317

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 games85-70+18.1236-246+1.91417-1381-84.369-79233-2261307-1363
when the total is 8 to 8.542-34+7.6112-96+14.4296-315-2042-32121-81324-273
as a home favorite of -250 to -3302-1-0.52-1-0.519-6+30-30-311-13
in home games48-30+13.8131-111+9.4749-648-69.737-39117-118642-703
at home when the total is 8 to 8.527-18+5.774-60+7.2162-166-25.725-2073-58171-152
in September games14-6+6.939-38+2.8242-218+7.410-847-24216-221
when playing on Sunday16-9+734-41-8.8215-225-42.210-1435-37179-243
in day games31-20+1173-83-8.7435-453-57.227-2383-68408-440
in games played on a grass field82-67+16.1227-236-0.61278-1250-96.367-75225-2151188-1228
against left-handed starters31-21+12.473-82-2.9397-422-43.828-2381-65379-400
after a win49-34+12115-115-4.6729-684-64.635-44110-112655-701
after 3 or more consecutive wins17-12+2.431-31-3.7201-179-14.717-1231-28181-181
when playing against a team with a losing record51-23+24.8118-90+20.8707-560-24.632-40104-95592-622
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season30-12+1564-55+1373-280+4.117-2562-54294-330
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.
HOUSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/8/2013HARRELL(R)@ OAKLANDCOLON(R)2-7L2358 ovO8801171
9/9/2013COSART(R)@ SEATTLEWALKER(R)6-4W1557.5 ovO871583
9/10/2013LYLES(R)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)13-2W1408 ovO17111591
9/11/2013PEACOCK(R)@ SEATTLEMAURER(R)6-1W1359.5 unU1151580
9/13/2013KEUCHEL(L)LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)9-7W+1209 unO14401290
9/14/2013OBERHOLTZER(L)LA ANGELSWEAVER(R)2-6L+1408 ovP981970
9/15/2013CLEMENS(R)LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R)1-2L+1459 ovU770641
9/16/2013BEDARD(L)CINCINNATICUETO(R)1-6L+1658 ovU761770
9/17/2013LYLES(R)CINCINNATILEAKE(R)0-10L+1658.5 unO5611251
9/18/2013PEACOCK(R)CINCINNATIREYNOLDS(R)5-6L+1359 evO131619150
9/19/2013KEUCHEL(L)@ CLEVELANDJIMENEZ(R)1-2L2358 ovU97012110
9/20/2013OBERHOLTZER(L)@ CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R)1-2L1878 ovU433470
9/21/2013CLEMENS(R)@ CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L)1-4L2358.5 unU55110120
9/22/2013BEDARD(L)@ CLEVELANDKLUBER(R) 
9/23/2013LYLES(R)@ TEXASHOLLAND(L) 
9/24/2013PEACOCK(R)@ TEXASDARVISH(R) 
9/25/2013KEUCHEL(L)@ TEXASPEREZ(L) 
9/27/2013OBERHOLTZER(L)NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L) 
9/28/2013CLEMENS(R)NY YANKEESKURODA(R) 
9/29/2013 NY YANKEES  

CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/8/2013SALAZAR(R)NY METSMATSUZAKA(R)1-2L-2508.5 evU5808100
9/9/2013JIMENEZ(R)KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R)4-3W+1007.5 evU5011071
9/10/2013MCALLISTER(R)KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)3-6L-1159 unP12611190
9/11/2013KAZMIR(L)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R)2-6L+1057.5 ovO4521162
9/12/2013KLUBER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L)14-3W-1258.5 unO16111993
9/13/2013SALAZAR(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)3-1W-1358 evU7819130
9/14/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXRIENZO(R)8-1W-1558.5 unO1190980
9/15/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)7-1W1157.5 unO1070760
9/16/2013KAZMIR(L)@ KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R)1-7L1357.5 unO79214110
9/17/2013KLUBER(R)@ KANSAS CITYVENTURA(R)5-3W-1058 ovP8809102
9/18/2013SALAZAR(R)@ KANSAS CITYCHEN(L)2-7L-1057.5 ovO5411081
9/19/2013JIMENEZ(R)HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L)2-1W-2658 ovU12110970
9/20/2013MCALLISTER(R)HOUSTONOBERHOLTZER(L)2-1W-2058 ovU470433
9/21/2013KAZMIR(L)HOUSTONCLEMENS(R)4-1W-2708.5 unU10120551
9/22/2013KLUBER(R)HOUSTONBEDARD(L) 
9/24/2013JIMENEZ(R)CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L) 
9/25/2013SALAZAR(R)CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L) 
9/26/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ MINNESOTAALBERS(L) 
9/27/2013KAZMIR(L)@ MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L) 
9/28/2013KLUBER(R)@ MINNESOTA  
9/29/2013 @ MINNESOTA  
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.
HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games51-104-19.577-723.90.2420.2975.20.2720.346
Road Games27-50+2.837-384.00.2480.3014.70.2690.340
vs Right-handed Starters38-74-9.756-513.90.2420.2955.20.2770.344
Past 7 Games0-7-72-51.40.2150.2714.60.2440.336
Grass Games49-99-19.375-673.90.2440.2995.20.2720.345
Day Games11-33-15.717-253.10.2220.2754.90.2720.340
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2420.297155521812634201450.03555407145610896312611616793
Road Games4.00.2480.301772626651214640.022832017195248367658749
Righty Starters3.90.2420.29511237979183181110.03409289105070699858612274
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.971.535507.33122805328224739314-39322655.2%
Road Games4.191.4782321211082343010915010-17171160.7%

CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games85-70+18.269-794.50.2520.3234.10.2480.318
Home Games48-30+13.837-394.30.2510.3214.00.2440.311
vs Left-handed Starters31-21+12.428-234.90.2650.3314.00.2380.307
Past 7 Games5-2+3.13-33.30.2450.3223.00.2490.297
Grass Games82-67+16.167-754.50.2520.3234.10.2500.319
Day Games31-20+1127-235.00.2640.3304.00.2450.323
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2520.323155521513144591630.03666543123611110771289913082
Home Games4.30.2510.321782552641226830.033232616255553152506545
Lefty Starters4.90.2650.331521794475165540.032421784023837941363732
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.691.3394932232024454721546531-16361965.5%
Home Games3.921.3212621231142403310624916-818966.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
ERIK BEDARD recent results and season statistics
ERIK BEDARD - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games4.601.5184-1130139-77711381873121---
All Starts4.801.5333-10241225.1716512316641136-18-710-12
Road Starts5.831.7041-71466.34.74643781135504-10-2.47-7
Last 3 Starts7.622.0000-23134.3121116310120-3-31-2
ERIK BEDARD - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/16/2013CINCINNATI1-6+1658Loss,UnderL4444126CUETO(R)
8/21/2013at TEXAS4-5+2608.5Loss,Over 4.3325142HOLLAND(L)
8/15/2013at OAKLAND0-5+2257.5Loss,UnderL4.7557144GRAY(R)

COREY KLUBER recent results and season statistics
COREY KLUBER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games3.621.2299-524136.7-59551371331125---
All Starts3.691.2388-522131.76.05854132133112013-9+4.614-7
Home Starts2.621.1214-21168.76.2212062715667-4+2.76-5
Last 3 Starts4.291.5002-0314.74.977171593-0+32-0
COREY KLUBER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/17/2013at KANSAS CITY5-3-1058Win 4.7336032VENTURA(R)
9/12/2013at CHI WHITE SOX14-3-1258.5Win,OverW5226112DANKS(L)
9/7/2013NY METS9-4-1658Win,OverW5225015NIESE(L)
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 6-3 (+2.8 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
5 of 6 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+4.1 Units)
Games this season
CLEVELAND is 5-1 (+3.9 Units) against HOUSTON this season
4 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+3.1 Units)

All games at CLEVELAND over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 3-0 (+3.0 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
3 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.1 Units)
Games played at CLEVELAND this season.
CLEVELAND is 3-0 (+3.0 Units) against HOUSTON this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+3.1 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
9/21/2013HOUSTON1+235 Under51051CLEMENS(R)L4.7483
 CLEVELAND4-2708.5 unWin1011120KAZMIR(L)W7041
9/20/2013HOUSTON1+187 Under41033OBERHOLTZER(L)L6043
 CLEVELAND2-2058 ovWin40070MCALLISTER(R)W5142
9/19/2013HOUSTON1+235 Under90070KEUCHEL(L) 7171
 CLEVELAND2-2658 ovWin1200110JIMENEZ(R) 7160
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
ERIK BEDARD vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
BEDARD is 2-2 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 4.52 and a WHIP of 1.378.
His team's record is 6-6 (-1.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 6-4. (+2.1 units)
ERIK BEDARD recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/21/2013CLEVELAND4-5-1059Loss 4226128JIMENEZ(R)
8/4/2011CLEVELAND3-7-1559Loss,Over 5337005MASTERSON(R)
4/10/2011CLEVELAND4-6-1257.5Loss,OverL46610216TOMLIN(R)

COREY KLUBER vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.
COREY KLUBER recent starts vs. HOUSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.
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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1109, -84.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 57.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (233-175, +7.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 52.4% of the time since 1997. (1169-1064, -9.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 52.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (209-192, -5.8 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.7% of the time since 1997. (932-871, -63.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (143-136, -11.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.9% of the time since 1997. (865-868, -127.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 55% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (166-136, +11.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
HOUSTON
[C] 09/17/2013 - Jason Castro 15-day DL (9/16) ( Knee )
[CF] 09/10/2013 - Robbie Grossman out indefinitely ( Oblique )
[DH] 08/23/2013 - Max Stassi 7-day DL (8/22) ( Concussion )
[P] 07/16/2013 - Edgar Gonzalez 15-day DL (5/26) ( Shoulder )
[C] 03/31/2013 - Alex White 60-day DL (3/30), out for season ( Elbow )
CLEVELAND
[P] 09/03/2013 - Justin Masterson out indefinitely ( Oblique )
[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 )
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