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OAKLAND (2-2) AT HOUSTON (1-2) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
977: OAKLAND
978: HOUSTON
8.5
+120
2-2
1-2
3-1-0
1-2-0
3.8 / 3.3
2.7 / 4.3
(R) B COLON
(L) E BEDARD
0-0
0-0
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
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-196
HOUSTONBEDARD +196 
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
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.50-0025-32-2.9165-182-60-025-31153-180
in April games2-2-0.525-28-3.4195-203-17.33-123-29174-204
when playing on Saturday0-0029-26+4.1228-195+250-026-24203-190
when playing with a day off0-0017-16+2.6148-141-0.70-016-16130-151
against division opponents2-2-0.561-57+12425-414-7.93-152-57385-410
in games played on a grass field2-2-0.5161-156+10.31265-1138+57.53-1143-1571078-1201
in night games1-2-1.5110-103+14.3836-804+3.82-191-109732-831
against left-handed starters1-0+158-59+0.2394-372+7.41-061-49360-372
when playing against a team with a losing record0-0064-55+2.1649-503+27.40-053-61527-570
in all games2-2-0.5172-163+17.71380-1250+64.83-1153-1621195-1302
when the total is 8 to 8.50-0046-41+7.4413-349+20.30-040-45348-385
as a road favorite of -125 to -1500-005-3+0.894-58+15.60-05-373-75
in road games0-0075-91+1.5625-688+10.70-072-84609-639

HOUSTON team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
against right-handed starters0-2-275-161-60.6982-992-89.30-2119-107945-962
in all games1-2-0.5113-215-64.71319-1316-103.11-2168-1481241-1295
when the total is 8 to 8.51-2-0.552-98-32.5476-447-21.41-278-68456-443
as a home underdog of +100 to +1250-0028-32-0.6121-124+10.60-026-33105-131
in home games1-2-0.568-97-16.6727-590-13.41-286-74597-663
at home when the total is 8 to 8.51-2-0.539-58-14.2273-216-2.91-247-47227-248
in April games0-2-219-33-9.2186-203-42.40-233-19183-188
when playing on Saturday0-0019-33-8197-228-55.70-030-20209-203
against division opponents1-2-0.558-101-24.3644-572+9.91-279-75549-619
in games played on a grass field1-2-0.5111-214-66.61098-1164-124.61-2167-1461063-1114
in night games1-1+0.585-145-32.1921-898-45.81-1121-105887-870
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) 
4/6/2013COLON(R)@ HOUSTONBEDARD(L) 
4/7/2013ANDERSON(L)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(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) 
4/6/2013BEDARD(L)OAKLANDCOLON(R) 
4/7/2013NORRIS(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 Games2-2-0.53-13.70.2250.2793.20.2080.290
vs Left-handed Starters1-0+11-06.00.3550.4292.00.1610.187
Past 7 Games2-2-0.53-13.70.2250.2793.20.2080.290
Grass Games2-2-0.53-13.70.2250.2793.20.2080.290
Night Games1-2-1.52-12.30.1870.2533.70.1960.291
Division2-2-0.53-13.70.2250.2793.20.2080.290
OAKLAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.70.2250.2794120271650.04159241174143
Lefty Starters6.00.3550.42913111720.06645172010
OAKLAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.451.0911133715120-000100%
Road Games0.000.00000000000-000100.0%

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games1-2-0.51-22.70.1720.2064.30.2620.321
Home Games1-2-0.51-22.70.1720.2064.30.2620.321
vs Right-handed Starters0-2-20-20.00.1150.1295.50.2960.351
Past 7 Games1-2-0.51-22.70.1720.2064.30.2620.321
Grass Games1-2-0.51-22.70.1720.2064.30.2620.321
Night Games1-1+0.51-14.00.1800.2194.50.2650.333
Division1-2-0.51-22.70.1720.2064.30.2620.321
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games2.70.1720.20639316410.0174430110130
Home Games2.70.1720.20639316410.0174430110130
Righty Starters0.00.1150.1292617100.000130080130
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games8.391.3469.799111280-010100%
Home Games8.391.3469.799111280-010100%
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)

ERIK BEDARD recent results and season statistics
ERIK BEDARD - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games0.000.3030-013.3-001002---
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Home Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
ERIK BEDARD - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/26/2012MILWAUKEE0-7-1308.5Loss,UnderL4.7666223ROGERS(R)
8/18/2012at ST LOUIS4-5+1508Loss,OverL4.7559034LYNN(R)
8/12/2012SAN DIEGO11-5-1708Win,OverW5535146OHLENDORF(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 HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games played at HOUSTON this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

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)

ERIK BEDARD vs. OAKLAND since 1997
BEDARD is 4-3 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 2.73 and a WHIP of 1.125.
His team's record is 5-6 (-2.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-7. (-3.4 units)
ERIK BEDARD recent starts vs. OAKLAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/27/2011OAKLAND4-0-2359.5Win,Under 4002045GODFREY(R)
5/27/2009at OAKLAND6-1-1157.5Win,UnderW6.7115125CAHILL(R)
4/12/2009at OAKLAND1-0+1008Win,UnderW8.3003017CAHILL(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 OAKLAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1048, -87.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 54.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (143-121, +11.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51% of the time since 1997. (1098-1053, -80.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 56.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (157-119, +11.5 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 OAKLAND games 47.9% of the time since 1997. (741-806, -180.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 51.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (77-72, -2.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (865-805, -55.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 52.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (76-70, -3.4 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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