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TEXAS (22-13) AT HOUSTON (10-26) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
923: TEXAS
924: HOUSTON
8.0
+236
22-13
10-26
11-22-2
22-12-2
4.3 / 3.3
3.9 / 6.0
(R) Y DARVISH
(L) E BEDARD
5-1
0-2
2.56
9.98
0.92
2.28
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
TEXASDARVISH-191 
HOUSTONBEDARD +191 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
TEXAS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
after a win12-9+0.7120-101-20.5692-658-25.36-14103-105641-648
when playing against a team with a losing record14-11+0.4109-70+3.6654-535-10.910-1487-84575-556
in all games22-13+5.6222-155+14.31356-1310-1111-22177-1831252-1290
when the total is 8 to 8.59-9-2.465-40+17.1151-155+2.27-1154-49160-138
as a road favorite of -175 or more1-0+14-2+0.111-7-2.40-11-56-12
in road games11-9-0.2102-89-1.8608-728-42.17-1280-100611-666
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.56-6-1.642-30+6.8108-124-25-733-37118-109
in May games5-4+032-33-12238-213+5.82-736-28194-233
when playing on Saturday3-2+0.335-27-3.8203-225-45.22-331-30202-205
against division opponents12-5+5.780-51+11.8428-422+17.87-966-59418-394
in games played on a grass field22-13+5.6212-145+15.61247-1193-3.611-22170-1711155-1170
in night games18-7+9.3164-107+17.11013-941+10.28-15124-132915-946
against left-handed starters10-5+3.766-49-1.1370-398-42.44-1154-58353-376

HOUSTON team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
at home when the total is 8 to 8.53-9-5.441-65-19.2275-223-7.88-454-49234-250
in May games2-7-4.226-39-6208-253-62.26-332-32204-244
when playing on Saturday0-5-519-38-13197-233-60.75-035-20214-203
against division opponents8-14-2.765-113-26.5651-584+7.713-991-82561-626
in games played on a grass field10-26-11.6120-238-77.71107-1188-135.722-12188-1561084-1124
in night games9-19-5.693-163-38.2929-916-51.818-9138-113904-878
against right-handed starters6-19-10.881-178-69.3988-1009-9813-10132-115958-970
after a loss5-20-12.878-159-52.5647-686-58.915-9123-105613-664
when playing against a team with a winning record1-16-13.953-128-49.1553-685-79.112-494-79593-601
in all games10-26-11.6122-239-75.81328-1340-114.222-12189-1581262-1305
when the total is 8 to 8.54-15-9.655-111-41.6479-460-30.513-690-72468-447
as a home underdog of +175 or more0-4-42-16-12.15-20-10.52-28-911-13
in home games6-14-6.573-109-22.6732-602-19.412-797-79608-668
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.
TEXAS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/27/2013HOLLAND(L)@ MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L)2-7L-1358.5 ovO871940
4/28/2013OGANDO(R)@ MINNESOTACORREIA(R)0-5L-1208.5 ovU770940
4/30/2013DARVISH(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)10-6W-1908 ovO12501082
5/1/2013TEPESCH(R)CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)2-5L-1158.5 ovU990830
5/2/2013GRIMM(R)CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)1-3L-1558.5 unU380890
5/3/2013HOLLAND(L)BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)7-0W-1309 unU18120652
5/4/2013OGANDO(R)BOSTONLACKEY(R)5-1W-1309 unU1080792
5/5/2013DARVISH(R)BOSTONLESTER(L)4-3W-1607.5 unU9100570
5/6/2013TEPESCH(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSFELDMAN(R)2-9L-1207.5 unO5521192
5/7/2013GRIMM(R)@ MILWAUKEEPERALTA(R)3-6L-1158.5 unO750951
5/8/2013HOLLAND(L)@ MILWAUKEELOHSE(R)4-1W1058 unU121001281
5/10/2013OGANDO(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L)4-2W-2109 evU971580
5/11/2013DARVISH(R)@ HOUSTONBEDARD(L) 
5/12/2013TEPESCH(R)@ HOUSTONLYLES(R) 
5/13/2013GRIMM(R)@ OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R) 
5/14/2013HOLLAND(L)@ OAKLANDCOLON(R) 
5/15/2013OGANDO(R)@ OAKLANDSTRAILY(R) 
5/16/2013DARVISH(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
5/17/2013TEPESCH(R)DETROITPORCELLO(R) 
5/18/2013 DETROIT  

HOUSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/27/2013PEACOCK(R)@ BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)4-8L2359.5 unO510112111
4/28/2013NORRIS(R)@ BOSTONLACKEY(R)1-6L1879.5 unU7921161
4/29/2013HARRELL(R)@ NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L)9-1W2107.5 unO17100881
4/30/2013HUMBER(R)@ NY YANKEESKURODA(R)4-7L2308 unO98015100
5/1/2013BEDARD(L)@ NY YANKEESPHELPS(R)4-5L1758.5 unO1050990
5/2/2013LYLES(R)DETROITPORCELLO(R)3-7L+1459.5 unO64115131
5/3/2013NORRIS(R)DETROITFISTER(R)3-4L+1758 ovU990661
5/4/2013HARRELL(R)DETROITSCHERZER(R)2-17L+1858 unO6412190
5/5/2013HUMBER(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R)0-9L+2458 unO4601381
5/7/2013LYLES(R)LA ANGELSWILSON(L)7-6W+1559 ovO730853
5/8/2013NORRIS(R)LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)3-1W+1309.5 unU960950
5/9/2013HARRELL(R)LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)5-6L+1409 unO13738160
5/10/2013KEUCHEL(L)TEXASOGANDO(R)2-4L+1909 evU580971
5/11/2013BEDARD(L)TEXASDARVISH(R) 
5/12/2013LYLES(R)TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
5/13/2013NORRIS(R)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R) 
5/14/2013HARRELL(R)@ DETROITFISTER(R) 
5/15/2013KEUCHEL(L)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R) 
5/17/2013BEDARD(L)@ PITTSBURGHGOMEZ(R) 
5/18/2013 @ PITTSBURGH  
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.
TEXAS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games22-13+5.611-224.30.2630.3243.30.2360.294
Road Games11-9-0.27-123.60.2510.3043.70.2500.298
vs Left-handed Starters10-5+3.74-114.40.2740.3472.90.2170.272
Past 7 Games5-2+2.72-54.10.2830.3353.10.2380.304
Grass Games22-13+5.611-224.30.2630.3243.30.2360.294
Night Games18-7+9.38-154.70.2710.3333.00.2300.289
Division12-5+5.77-95.10.2610.3223.00.2270.289
TEXAS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2630.324351187312104420.041381082111724536143114
Road Games3.60.2510.3042068817357170.0265521158132249186
Lefty Starters4.40.2740.3471551514149170.036058968117197148
TEXAS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.761.16498313089925817-1110100%
Road Games3.561.31255.7222262511504-180100%

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games10-26-11.622-123.90.2490.3026.00.2960.368
Home Games6-14-6.512-73.40.2290.2786.40.2940.367
vs Right-handed Starters6-19-10.813-103.40.2370.2875.70.3020.365
Past 7 Games2-5-2.24-33.10.2350.2886.70.2890.368
Grass Games10-26-11.622-123.90.2490.3026.00.2960.368
Night Games9-19-5.618-94.10.2530.3066.00.2940.368
Division8-14-2.713-94.20.2600.3115.00.2670.340
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2490.302361229306108340.03131943601823823214720
Home Games3.40.2290.2782066715353190.036345218111191213258
Righty Starters3.40.2370.2872585220274250.038160250916215133718
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.011.53514292791592459961-85455.6%
Home Games5.551.56082.76051941835590-55362.5%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
YU DARVISH recent results and season statistics
YU DARVISH - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.560.9205-1745.76.5131327315726-1+4.63-4
Road Starts1.310.4842-1320.76.933703332-1+0.61-2
Last 3 Starts3.321.1052-03196.3771437343-0+32-1
YU DARVISH - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/5/2013BOSTON4-3-1607.5Win,Under 73342214LESTER(L)
4/30/2013CHI WHITE SOX10-6-1908Win,OverW6447139QUINTANA(L)
4/24/2013at LA ANGELS11-3-1457.5Win,OverW60030211ROTH(L)

ERIK BEDARD recent results and season statistics
ERIK BEDARD - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games7.361.8180-2722-18182681424---
All Starts9.982.2830-2515.33.1171723712191-4-2.74-0
Home Starts4.502.0000-0144.02261280-1-10-0
Last 3 Starts9.002.3640-13113.711112066150-3-32-0
ERIK BEDARD - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/1/2013at NY YANKEES4-5+1758.5Loss,Over 4446242PHELPS(R)
4/26/2013at BOSTON3-7+2258.5Loss,OverL3558305DEMPSTER(R)
4/21/2013CLEVELAND4-5-1059Loss 4226128JIMENEZ(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
TEXAS is 12-4 (+5.7 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
9 of 15 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.1 Units)
Games this season
TEXAS is 3-1 (+1.4 Units) against HOUSTON this season
3 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.8 Units)

All games at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
TEXAS is 7-3 (+2.6 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
7 of 10 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.5 Units)
Games played at HOUSTON this season.
TEXAS is 3-1 (+1.4 Units) against HOUSTON this season
3 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.8 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
5/10/2013TEXAS4-210  93071OGANDO(R) 5.7254
 HOUSTON2+1909 evUnder51080KEUCHEL(L) 6252
4/3/2013TEXAS4-160  90080OGANDO(R)W6.3041
 HOUSTON0+1508.5 unUnder50061HUMBER(R)L5.7152
4/2/2013TEXAS7-170  121080DARVISH(R)W8.7010
 HOUSTON0+1608 unUnder20020HARRELL(R)L6162
3/31/2013TEXAS2-160 Over60061HARRISON(L)L5.7563
 HOUSTON8+1508.5 unWin91030NORRIS(R)W5.7253
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
YU DARVISH vs. HOUSTON since 1997
DARVISH is 2-0 when starting against HOUSTON with an ERA of 1.08 and a WHIP of 0.600.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-2. (-2.1 units)
YU DARVISH recent starts vs. HOUSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/2/2013at HOUSTON7-0-1708Win,UnderW8.70010014HARRELL(R)
6/15/2012HOUSTON6-2-24010Win,UnderW82271211LYLES(R)

ERIK BEDARD vs. TEXAS since 1997
BEDARD is 5-4 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 3.49 and a WHIP of 1.207.
His team's record is 8-7 (-0.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 6-7. (-1.6 units)
ERIK BEDARD recent starts vs. TEXAS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/3/2011TEXAS12-7-1509.5Win,OverW6335046LEWIS(R)
8/22/2011at TEXAS0-4+1358.5Loss,UnderL6447114WILSON(L)
5/3/2011TEXAS4-3+1106.5Win,Over 7222023OGANDO(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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1057, -57.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 51.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (168-157, -4.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51.1% of the time since 1997. (1114-1066, -81.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 56.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (173-132, +10.7 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 TEXAS games 48.8% of the time since 1997. (815-854, -154.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 52.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (123-110, +0.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.7% of the time since 1997. (878-821, -60.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 50.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (89-86, -8.3 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
TEXAS
[P] 04/10/2013 - Matt Harrison 15-day DL (4/7) ( Back )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Colby Lewis 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Joakim Soria 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Martin Perez 15-day DL (3/22) ( Forearm )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Neftali Feliz 60-day DL (3/24) ( Elbow )
[C] 05/09/2013 - A.J. Pierzynski 15-day DL (5/6) ( Oblique )
HOUSTON
[C] 03/31/2013 - Alex White 60-day DL (3/30) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/09/2013 - Josh Fields 15-day DL (4/4) ( Forearm )
[CF] 04/24/2013 - Justin Maxwell 15-day DL (4/24) ( Hand )
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