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Sunday at 2:10 PM
TEXAS (23-13) AT HOUSTON (10-27) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
973: TEXAS
974: HOUSTON
9.0
+130
23-13
10-27
12-22-2
23-12-2
4.4 / 3.4
4.0 / 6.0
(R) N TEPESCH
(R) J LYLES
2-3
1-0
4.50
4.50
1.34
1.30
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
TEXASTEPESCH-156 
HOUSTONLYLES +156 
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
in all games23-13+6.6223-155+15.31357-1310-1012-22178-1831253-1290
when the total is 9 to 9.57-0+782-54+0.6374-376+1.81-565-62333-372
as a road favorite of -125 to -1503-4-2.433-26-2.1105-82-4.82-524-3184-96
as a road favorite of -150 to -1752-1+0.426-10+9.948-24+9.91-213-2231-40
in road games12-9+0.8103-89-0.8609-728-41.18-1281-100612-666
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.51-0+125-18+3.4210-264-15.90-119-19207-236
in May games6-4+133-33-11239-213+6.83-737-28195-233
when playing on Sunday3-3-1.139-21+10.8218-210+3.33-329-31193-214
against division opponents13-5+6.781-51+12.8429-422+18.88-967-59419-394
in day games4-6-3.758-48-2.8339-364-20.53-753-51333-339
in games played on a grass field23-13+6.6213-145+16.61248-1193-2.612-22171-1711156-1170
against right-handed starters12-8+1.9156-106+15.4986-912+31.57-11123-125899-914
after a win13-9+1.7121-101-19.5693-658-24.37-14104-105642-648
after 3 or more consecutive wins1-5-540-27-0.5196-165-3.15-131-32172-167
when playing against a team with a losing record15-11+1.4110-70+4.6655-535-9.911-1488-84576-556

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 games10-27-12.6122-240-76.81328-1341-115.223-12190-1581263-1305
when the total is 9 to 9.52-7-4.210-29-15.6388-415-74.74-321-13369-388
as a home underdog of +125 to +1502-6-3.221-37-9.149-84-19.36-235-2267-62
in home games6-15-7.573-110-23.6732-603-20.413-798-79609-668
at home when the total is 9 to 9.52-4-1.26-11-3.6209-185-30.83-29-5176-191
in May games2-8-5.226-40-7208-254-63.27-333-32205-244
when playing on Sunday1-5-3.615-43-21.1229-195+203-229-23196-204
against division opponents8-15-3.765-114-27.5651-585+6.714-992-82562-626
in day games1-7-629-76-37.6397-421-60.74-351-45354-426
in games played on a grass field10-27-12.6120-239-78.71107-1189-136.723-12189-1561085-1124
against right-handed starters6-20-11.881-179-70.3988-1010-9914-10133-115959-970
after a loss5-21-13.878-160-53.5647-687-59.916-9124-105614-664
after 3 or more consecutive losses5-9-1.739-61-7.2171-183-4.98-646-49157-185
when playing against a team with a winning record1-17-14.953-129-50.1553-686-80.113-495-79594-601
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
4/28/2013OGANDO(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)8-7W-2708 ovO1152740
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) 
5/18/2013GRIMM(R)DETROITSANCHEZ(R) 
5/19/2013 DETROIT  

HOUSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
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)7-8L+2358 ovO7401152
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) 
5/18/2013LYLES(R)@ PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R) 
5/19/2013 @ 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 Games23-13+6.612-224.40.2640.3253.40.2350.294
Road Games12-9+0.88-123.90.2540.3073.90.2490.298
vs Right-handed Starters12-8+1.97-114.20.2540.3063.60.2500.310
Past 7 Games5-2+2.73-44.30.2590.3134.10.2410.315
Grass Games23-13+6.612-224.40.2640.3253.40.2350.294
Day Games4-6-3.73-73.30.2420.3034.00.2520.306
Division13-5+6.78-95.30.2630.3243.20.2260.290
TEXAS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2640.325361223323112450.041461112211725037163115
Road Games3.90.2540.3072172418465200.03735512581372511187
Righty Starters4.20.2540.3062067217155250.0478501159128177176
TEXAS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.061.190100353493926827-1120100%
Road Games4.061.35357.7262666512514-190100%

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games10-27-12.623-124.00.2480.3026.00.2960.368
Home Games6-15-7.513-73.60.2290.2796.50.2940.367
vs Right-handed Starters6-20-11.814-103.50.2360.2885.80.3020.365
Past 7 Games2-5-2.25-23.70.2300.2907.30.3040.376
Grass Games10-27-12.623-124.00.2480.3026.00.2960.368
Day Games1-7-64-33.00.2330.2895.90.3020.368
Division8-15-3.714-94.30.2580.3115.20.2690.341
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.00.2480.302371261313112360.03137983691924223214820
Home Games3.60.2290.2792169916057210.036949227121231213268
Righty Starters3.50.2360.2882688420978270.0387642591016615133818
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.241.55514698851662661991-95550%
Home Games5.921.59286.766571012037620-65455.6%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
NICK TEPESCH recent results and season statistics
NICK TEPESCH - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.501.3432-36325.317163449223-3-0.61-5
Road Starts5.511.4691-2316.35.411102024101-2-1.51-2
Last 3 Starts5.711.4421-2317.35.81211193691-2-1.31-2
NICK TEPESCH - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/6/2013at CHICAGO CUBS2-9-1207.5Loss,OverL4656044FELDMAN(R)
5/1/2013CHI WHITE SOX2-5-1158.5Loss,UnderL6.7558224SALE(L)
4/25/2013at MINNESOTA2-1-1058.5Win,UnderW6.7115101WORLEY(R)

JORDAN LYLES recent results and season statistics
JORDAN LYLES - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.501.3001-02105.0551013121-1+0.62-0
Home Starts4.501.3001-02105.0551013121-1+0.62-0
Last 3 Starts4.501.3001-02105.0551013121-1+0.62-0
JORDAN LYLES - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/7/2013LA ANGELS7-6+1559Win,OverW5334126WILSON(L)
5/2/2013DETROIT3-7+1459.5Loss,Over 5226016PORCELLO(R)
9/30/2012at MILWAUKEE7-0+2258.5Win,UnderW9004013FIERS(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 13-4 (+6.7 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
9 of 16 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.0 Units)
Games this season
TEXAS is 4-1 (+2.4 Units) against HOUSTON this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.7 Units)

All games at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
TEXAS is 8-3 (+3.6 Units) against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
7 of 11 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.5 Units)
Games played at HOUSTON this season.
TEXAS is 4-1 (+2.4 Units) against HOUSTON this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.7 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
5/11/2013TEXAS8-270  113052DARVISH(R)W7333
 HOUSTON7+2358 ovOver72140BEDARD(L) 5241
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
NICK TEPESCH vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.
NICK TEPESCH recent starts vs. HOUSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

JORDAN LYLES vs. TEXAS since 1997
LYLES is 0-3 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 6.85 and a WHIP of 1.926.
His team's record is 0-4 (-4.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-1. (+0.9 units)
JORDAN LYLES recent starts vs. TEXAS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/15/2012at TEXAS2-6+22010Loss,UnderL4.3538021DARVISH(R)
5/20/2012TEXAS1-6+1508.5Loss,UnderL5669136LEWIS(R)
6/28/2011TEXAS3-7+1508Loss,OverL65510122WILSON(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 HOUSTON in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1057, -56.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 51.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (169-157, -3.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51.1% of the time since 1997. (1115-1066, -80.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 56.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (174-132, +11.7 units)
Edge=TEXAS
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 48.9% of the time since 1997. (816-854, -153.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 53% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (124-110, +1.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.7% of the time since 1997. (879-821, -59.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (90-86, -7.3 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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