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NY METS (5-4) AT MINNESOTA (4-5) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
979: NY METS
980: MINNESOTA
7.5
-102
5-4
4-5
7-2-0
4-5-0
5.4 / 4.2
3.7 / 4.2
(L) J NIESE
(R) V WORLEY
1-0
0-1
2.13
5.73
1.26
1.82
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 55.0 °
Humidity: 49   Wind: West at 9.2 MPH (8 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
NY METSNIESE +117 
MINNESOTAWORLEY-117 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
NY METS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games5-4+0.1156-177-13.81342-1293-53.57-2179-1381246-1255
on the road with a money line of -100 to -1250-0012-11-0.4136-130-12.20-08-14124-123
in road games1-2-182-83+20.2624-689-11.93-095-61631-611
in April games5-4+0.129-30-0.5206-191-15.17-236-22179-200
when playing on Friday0-1-1.521-29-8.7207-200-10.61-032-16178-210
when playing with a day off1-0+118-19+2.1177-152+10.21-021-15154-159
in an inter-league game0-0017-16+4.4136-131+8.80-017-16118-133
in games played on a grass field5-4+0.1152-175-17.31246-1201-54.77-2174-1371152-1168
in night games2-3-1.494-119-21.7865-854-63.35-0115-87796-828
against right-handed starters4-2+1.6116-115+6.8991-939-23.25-1123-98905-935
after a loss1-2-1.576-98-19.9646-631-10.63-089-73579-628
when playing against a team with a losing record3-3-0.481-72+0.7651-512+2.45-179-66555-552

MINNESOTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games4-5+0.8133-201-37.61296-1330-25.64-5161-1551177-1316
as a home underdog of +100 to +1250-0020-30-7.9127-152-11.20-025-23126-141
in home games2-1+1.866-100-34.4698-615-13.41-279-77595-650
in April games4-5+0.819-38-14.5197-203-2.64-525-32184-196
when playing on Friday0-1-119-31-7.6214-201+171-027-22207-190
when playing with a day off1-0+1.420-16+7.4162-130+30.60-122-14133-147
in an inter-league game0-0017-19-0.3157-125+27.30-022-13126-142
in games played on a grass field4-5+0.8130-191-31.5652-759-23.14-5158-145641-699
in night games1-2-0.788-125-14.7884-874+13.42-1109-90805-865
against left-handed starters0-0043-54-1364-407-410-042-52344-397
after getting shut out0-009-16-465-78-10.20-014-1167-73
after a loss2-2+0.877-124-26.5617-712-69.42-299-95609-660
after 3 or more consecutive losses0-0027-48-15.1177-200-5.60-043-30184-179
when playing against a team with a winning record2-3059-96-16.6536-657-35.23-274-72543-592
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.
NY METS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013NIESE(L)SAN DIEGOVOLQUEZ(R)11-2W-1407.5 unO1381461
4/3/2013HARVEY(R)SAN DIEGORICHARD(L)8-4W-1407 unO841631
4/4/2013GEE(R)SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)1-2L-1507.5 unU590690
4/5/2013HEFNER(R)MIAMISANABIA(R)5-7L-1507.5 unO101211180
4/6/2013NIESE(L)MIAMINOLASCO(R)7-3W-1657 unO9611182
4/7/2013LAFFEY(L)MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)4-3W-1307.5 ovU67013120
4/8/2013HARVEY(R)@ PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R)7-2W1057.5 unO981440
4/9/2013GEE(R)@ PHILADELPHIALEE(L)3-8L1807 ovO8521151
4/10/2013HEFNER(R)@ PHILADELPHIAKENDRICK(R)3-7L1209 unO11701050
4/12/2013NIESE(L)@ MINNESOTAWORLEY(R) 
4/13/2013HARVEY(R)@ MINNESOTADIAMOND(L) 
4/14/2013 @ MINNESOTA  
4/15/2013 @ COLORADO  
4/16/2013 @ COLORADO  
4/17/2013 @ COLORADO  
4/18/2013 @ COLORADO  
4/19/2013 WASHINGTON  

MINNESOTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013WORLEY(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R)2-4L+1607 unU8121980
4/3/2013CORREIA(R)DETROITSANCHEZ(R)3-2W+1458.5 unU580750
4/4/2013PELFREY(R)DETROITPORCELLO(R)8-2W+1358.5 unO10628100
4/5/2013HENDRIKS(R)@ BALTIMOREARRIETA(R)5-9L1409 unO107114100
4/6/2013WORLEY(R)@ BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)6-5W1308.5 ovO9811172
4/7/2013HERNANDEZ(L)@ BALTIMOREHAMMEL(R)4-3W1709 evU451761
4/8/2013CORREIA(R)@ KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R)1-3L1359 unU870950
4/9/2013PELFREY(R)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)4-7L1408.5 unO8701351
4/10/2013HENDRIKS(R)@ KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R)0-3L1408.5 unU7121992
4/12/2013WORLEY(R)NY METSNIESE(L) 
4/13/2013DIAMOND(L)NY METSHARVEY(R) 
4/14/2013 NY METS  
4/15/2013 LA ANGELS  
4/16/2013 LA ANGELS  
4/17/2013 LA ANGELS  
4/19/2013 @ CHI WHITE SOX  
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.
NY METS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games5-4+07-25.40.2600.3384.20.2530.311
Road Games1-2-13-04.30.2640.3105.70.2550.305
vs Right-handed Starters4-2+1.55-16.20.2830.3694.00.2610.315
Past 7 Games3-4-25-24.30.2490.3304.60.2770.336
Grass Games5-4+07-25.40.2600.3384.20.2530.311
Night Games2-3-1.45-05.20.2640.3305.60.2530.303
NY METS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.40.2600.33893047931130.044836767667756
Road Games4.30.2640.3103106281350.05127260204313
Righty Starters6.20.2830.3696205582180.043728516485443
NY METS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.341.14629.716112618262-0010%
Road Games3.000.6671244612130-000100%

MINNESOTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games4-5+0.84-53.70.2320.3134.20.2840.334
Home Games2-1+1.81-24.30.2320.3392.70.2350.297
Past 7 Games3-4+0.44-34.00.2410.3104.60.2980.350
Grass Games4-5+0.84-53.70.2320.3134.20.2840.334
Night Games1-2-0.72-13.30.2330.3075.00.3110.336
MINNESOTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.70.2320.3139297692260.0232357927247103
Home Games4.30.2320.33939923920.021216292260332
MINNESOTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.731.28129.79925213243-12166.7%
Home Games1.041.0388.711405111-000100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JON NIESE recent results and season statistics
JON NIESE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.131.2631-0212.76.343121492-0+22-0
Road Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts2.131.2631-0212.76.343121492-0+22-0
JON NIESE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/6/2013MIAMI7-3-1657Win,Over 6218025NOLASCO(R)
4/1/2013SAN DIEGO11-2-1407.5Win,OverW6.7224124VOLQUEZ(R)
9/28/2012at ATLANTA3-1+1507.5Win,UnderW7114133HUDSON(R)

VANCE WORLEY recent results and season statistics
VANCE WORLEY - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.731.8180-12115.587180251-1+0.31-1
Home Starts4.501.5000-1166.03380130-1-10-1
Last 3 Starts5.731.8180-12115.587180251-1+0.31-1
VANCE WORLEY - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/6/2013at BALTIMORE6-5+1308.5Win,Over 55410012TILLMAN(R)
4/1/2013DETROIT2-4+1607Loss,UnderL6338013VERLANDER(R)
8/28/2012NY METS5-9-1408.5Loss,Over 4.3449104YOUNG(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
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

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

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JON NIESE vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
NIESE is 1-0 when starting against MINNESOTA with an ERA of 0.00 and a WHIP of 1.167.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.0 units)
JON NIESE recent starts vs. MINNESOTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/27/2010MINNESOTA6-0-1058Win,UnderW6004035BAKER(R)

VANCE WORLEY vs. NY METS since 1997
WORLEY is 3-3 when starting against NY METS with an ERA of 5.30 and a WHIP of 1.767.
His team's record is 3-4 (-1.8 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 1-6. (-5.7 units)
VANCE WORLEY recent starts vs. NY METS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/28/2012NY METS5-9-1408.5Loss,Over 4.3449104YOUNG(R)
7/3/2012at NY METS1-11-1058Loss,OverL46610013NIESE(L)
4/14/2012NY METS0-5-1357.5Loss,UnderL6448245NIESE(L)
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 NY METS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1042, -76.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in NY METS games 53.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (147-129, -1.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 49.2% of the time since 1997. (1026-1059, -168.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 53.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (152-132, +4.4 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in NY METS games 51.9% of the time since 1997. (843-780, -46.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in NY METS games 52% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (78-72, -0.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 50.5% of the time since 1997. (809-792, -90.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 40% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (66-99, -43.3 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
NY METS
[P] 03/29/2013 - Johan Santana 60-day DL (3/22), out for season ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Shaun Marcum 15-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jenrry Mejia 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Francisco 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
MINNESOTA
[P] 03/31/2013 - Scott Diamond 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Tim Wood 15-day DL (3/24) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/05/2013 - Cole De Vries 15-day DL (3/30) ( Forearm )
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