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Matchup Reports

Saturday at 7:10 PM
OAKLAND (3-2) AT HOUSTON (1-3) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
977: OAKLAND
978: HOUSTON
8.0
+120
3-2
1-3
4-1-0
2-2-0
4.6 / 3.2
2.8 / 5.3
(R) B COLON
(R) B NORRIS
0-0
1-0
0.00
3.17
0.00
1.41
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Overcast   Temperature: 57.0 °
Humidity: 96   Wind: from the North at 16.1 gusting to 20.7 MPH (14 gusting to 18
 
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
OAKLANDCOLON-188
HOUSTONNORRIS +188 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
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 games3-2+0.5173-163+18.71381-1250+65.84-1154-1621196-1302
when the total is 8 to 8.51-0+147-41+8.4414-349+21.31-041-45349-385
as a road favorite of -125 to -1501-0+16-3+1.895-58+16.61-06-374-75
in road games1-0+176-91+2.5626-688+11.71-073-84610-639
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.51-0+126-32-1.9166-182-51-026-31154-180
in April games3-2+0.526-28-2.4196-203-16.34-124-29175-204
when playing on Saturday0-0029-26+4.1228-195+250-026-24203-190
against division opponents3-2+0.562-57+13426-414-6.94-153-57386-410
in games played on a grass field3-2+0.5162-156+11.31266-1138+58.54-1144-1571079-1201
in night games2-2-0.5111-103+15.3837-804+4.83-192-109733-831
against right-handed starters2-2-0.5115-104+18.5987-878+58.53-193-113836-930
after a win2-0+292-82+12.3756-631+62.92-078-87642-669
after 3 or more consecutive wins0-0027-19+7.6251-169+56.70-026-19216-184
when playing against a team with a losing record1-0+165-55+3.1650-503+28.41-054-61528-570

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 games1-3-1.5113-216-65.71319-1317-104.12-2169-1481242-1295
when the total is 8 to 8.51-3-1.552-99-33.5476-448-22.42-279-68457-443
as a home underdog of +100 to +1250-1-128-33-1.6121-125+9.61-027-33106-131
in home games1-3-1.568-98-17.6727-591-14.42-287-74598-663
at home when the total is 8 to 8.51-3-1.539-59-15.2273-217-3.92-248-47228-248
in April games0-3-319-34-10.2186-204-43.41-234-19184-188
when playing on Saturday0-0019-33-8197-228-55.70-030-20209-203
against division opponents1-3-1.558-102-25.3644-573+8.92-280-75550-619
in games played on a grass field1-3-1.5111-215-67.61098-1165-125.62-2168-1461064-1114
in night games1-2-0.585-146-33.1921-899-46.82-1122-105888-870
against right-handed starters0-3-375-162-61.6982-993-90.31-2120-107946-962
after a loss0-2-273-141-41.7642-668-48.11-1109-97599-656
after 3 or more consecutive losses0-0034-52-5.5166-174-3.20-038-43149-179
when playing against a team with a winning record0-0052-112-35.2552-669-65.20-082-75581-597
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.
OAKLAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013ANDERSON(L)SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)0-2L-1156.5 unU361560
4/2/2013PARKER(R)SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)1-7L-1307 ovO3309100
4/3/2013MILONE(L)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)6-2W-1457.5 unO1170530
4/4/2013GRIFFIN(R)SEATTLEMAURER(R)8-2W-1607.5 unO1010880
4/5/2013STRAILY(R)@ HOUSTONPEACOCK(R)8-3W-1358.5 ovO10110971
4/6/2013COLON(R)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(R) 
4/7/2013ANDERSON(L)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R) 
4/9/2013PARKER(R)@ LA ANGELSWILSON(L) 
4/10/2013 @ LA ANGELS  
4/11/2013 @ LA ANGELS  
4/12/2013 DETROIT  
4/13/2013 DETROIT  

HOUSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
3/31/2013NORRIS(R)TEXASHARRISON(L)8-2W+1508.5 unO930661
4/2/2013HARRELL(R)TEXASDARVISH(R)0-7L+1608 unU2201280
4/3/2013HUMBER(R)TEXASOGANDO(R)0-4L+1508.5 unU561980
4/5/2013PEACOCK(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)3-8L+1258.5 ovO97110110
4/6/2013NORRIS(R)OAKLANDCOLON(R) 
4/7/2013HARRELL(R)OAKLANDANDERSON(L) 
4/8/2013HARRELL(R)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L) 
4/9/2013HUMBER(R)@ SEATTLEMAURER(R) 
4/10/2013 @ SEATTLE  
4/12/2013 @ LA ANGELS  
4/13/2013 @ LA ANGELS  
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.
OAKLAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games3-2+0.54-14.60.2370.3123.20.2170.286
Road Games1-0+11-08.00.2780.4093.00.2500.270
vs Right-handed Starters2-2-0.53-14.20.2080.2833.50.2300.307
Past 7 Games3-2+0.54-14.60.2370.3123.20.2170.286
Grass Games3-2+0.54-14.60.2370.3123.20.2170.286
Night Games2-2-0.53-13.70.2130.3013.50.2110.286
Division3-2+0.54-14.60.2370.3123.20.2170.286
OAKLAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.60.2370.3125156371960.042217292286143
Road Games8.00.2780.40913610310.037851112000
Righty Starters4.20.2080.2834125261240.031613241214133
OAKLAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.701.27513.3441116140-000100%
Road Games3.862.1462.31140120-000100%

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games1-3-1.52-22.70.1940.2245.20.2660.346
Home Games1-3-1.52-22.70.1940.2245.20.2660.346
vs Right-handed Starters0-3-31-21.00.1650.1826.30.2900.372
Past 7 Games1-3-1.52-22.70.1940.2245.20.2660.346
Grass Games1-3-1.52-22.70.1940.2245.20.2660.346
Night Games1-2-0.52-13.70.2060.2385.70.2690.361
Division1-3-1.52-22.70.1940.2245.20.2660.346
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games2.70.1940.224412925810.01105560180251
Home Games2.70.1940.224412925810.01105560180251
Righty Starters1.00.1650.18239716500.0032430150251
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games7.541.74514.31512181780-010100%
Home Games7.541.74514.31512181780-010100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
BARTOLO COLON recent results and season statistics
BARTOLO COLON - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Road Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
BARTOLO COLON - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/18/2012CLEVELAND8-5-1507.5Win,OverW8115103KLUBER(R)
8/12/2012at CHI WHITE SOX3-7+1408Loss,OverL5.7659122SALE(L)
8/7/2012LA ANGELS10-4+1257Win,OverW7104005WILSON(L)

BUD NORRIS recent results and season statistics
BUD NORRIS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.171.4111-015.75.72250351-0+1.51-0
Home Starts3.171.4111-015.75.72250351-0+1.51-0
Last 3 Starts3.171.4111-015.75.72250351-0+1.51-0
BUD NORRIS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
3/31/2013TEXAS8-2+1508.5Win,OverW5.7225035HARRISON(L)
10/2/2012at CHICAGO CUBS3-0+1207.5Win,UnderW6004024VOLSTAD(R)
9/26/2012ST LOUIS2-0+1708Win,UnderW7.3002007CARPENTER(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
OAKLAND is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.0 Units)
Games this season
OAKLAND is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against HOUSTON this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

All games at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
OAKLAND is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.0 Units)
Games played at HOUSTON this season.
OAKLAND is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against HOUSTON this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
4/5/2013OAKLAND8-135  1011110STRAILY(R)W6.7250
 HOUSTON3+1258.5 ovOver90071PEACOCK(R)L4.3233
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
BARTOLO COLON vs. HOUSTON since 1997
COLON is 3-2 when starting against HOUSTON with an ERA of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.156.
His team's record is 3-3 (-1.6 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-3. (-0.7 units)
BARTOLO COLON recent starts vs. HOUSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/19/2007HOUSTON5-9-1558.5Loss,OverL67711233JENNINGS(R)
8/3/2002HOUSTON3-5-1257.5Loss,Over 7336122MILLER(R)
7/17/2001at HOUSTON10-4-11511Win,OverW5001014REYNOLDS(R)

BUD NORRIS vs. OAKLAND since 1997
No recent starts.
BUD NORRIS recent starts vs. OAKLAND
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 OAKLAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1049, -88.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 54% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (143-122, +10.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51% of the time since 1997. (1098-1054, -81.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 56.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (157-120, +10.5 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 47.9% of the time since 1997. (742-806, -179.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 52% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (78-72, -1.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (866-805, -54.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 52.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (77-70, -2.4 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
OAKLAND
[P] 04/03/2013 - Bartolo Colon expected to start Saturday vs. Houston Astros ( Suspension )
[SS] 03/31/2013 - Hiroyuki Nakajima 15-day DL (3/27) ( Hamstring )
[2B] 04/01/2013 - Adam Rosales 15-day DL (3/26) ( Side )
HOUSTON
[C] 03/31/2013 - Alex White 60-day DL (3/30) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Fernando Martinez 15-day DL (3/27) ( Oblique )
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