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TEXAS (14-7) AT MINNESOTA (9-8) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
969: TEXAS
970: MINNESOTA
OFF
+108
14-7
9-8
7-12-2
8-8-1
4.8 / 3.0
4.2 / 4.8
(R) J GRIMM
(L) S DIAMOND
0-0
0-0
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
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
TEXASGRIMM +108 
MINNESOTADIAMOND-108 
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 games14-7+5.2214-149+13.91348-1304-11.47-12173-1731248-1280
when the total is 8 to 8.55-4-0.161-35+19.4147-150+4.64-551-43157-132
on the road with a money line of -100 to -1250-1-126-23-0.1122-127-22.21-023-22115-120
in road games7-5+0.698-85-0.9604-724-41.34-777-95608-661
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.53-3-0.939-27+7.5105-121-1.43-331-33116-105
in April games14-6+6.847-23+18.2213-197+12.16-1225-40192-193
when playing on Friday2-1+0.635-21+6.2221-199+10.50-323-32203-204
when playing with a day off3-1+1.626-18+2.1162-143+10.60-427-17150-140
in games played on a grass field14-7+5.2204-139+15.11239-1187-4.17-12166-1611151-1160
in night games11-3+7.3157-103+15.11006-937+8.25-7121-124912-938
against left-handed starters5-2+2.861-46-2.1365-395-43.42-552-52351-370
when playing against a team with a winning record0-0092-77+1.8609-700-15.90-082-80597-654

MINNESOTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in home games5-4+1.869-103-34.4701-618-13.45-483-79599-652
at home when the total is 8 to 8.53-0+430-50-19.8174-142+52-142-37160-149
in April games9-8+3.824-41-11.6202-206+0.38-829-35188-199
when playing on Friday0-2-219-32-8.6214-202+162-028-22208-190
in games played on a grass field9-8+3.8135-194-28.6657-762-20.28-8162-148645-702
in night games3-4-0.790-127-14.7886-876+13.46-1113-90809-865
against right-handed starters8-7+3.594-149-33.8936-925+18.16-8121-106835-922
when playing against a team with a winning record2-5-259-98-18.6536-659-37.24-375-73544-593
in all games9-8+3.8138-204-34.61301-1333-22.68-8165-1581181-1319
when the total is 8 to 8.56-2+6.254-89-25.5323-333-19.84-370-69319-317
as a home underdog of +100 to +1252-2+0.422-32-7.4129-154-10.73-128-24129-142
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
4/12/2013DARVISH(R)@ SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)1-3L-1456.5 unU670750
4/13/2013OGANDO(R)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)3-1W-1357 unU540781
4/14/2013TEPESCH(R)@ SEATTLEMAURER(R)3-4L-1308 unU6711080
4/16/2013HOLLAND(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L)4-2W-1307.5 unU950651
4/18/2013OGANDO(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA(R)2-6L-13510.5 unU40013100
4/19/2013DARVISH(R)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)7-0W-2208 unU1071581
4/20/2013TEPESCH(R)SEATTLEMAURER(R)5-0W-1709.5 unU540580
4/21/2013GRIMM(R)SEATTLEHARANG(R)11-3W-1559.5 unO1161891
4/22/2013HOLLAND(L)@ LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)7-6W1058 evO1580972
4/23/2013OGANDO(R)@ LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)4-5L-1058 unO8911061
4/24/2013DARVISH(R)@ LA ANGELSROTH(L)11-3W-1457.5 unO1160960
4/25/2013TEPESCH(R)@ MINNESOTAWORLEY(R) 
4/26/2013GRIMM(R)@ MINNESOTADIAMOND(L) 
4/27/2013HOLLAND(L)@ MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L) 
4/28/2013OGANDO(R)@ MINNESOTACORREIA(R) 
4/30/2013DARVISH(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L) 
5/1/2013TEPESCH(R)CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L) 
5/2/2013 CHI WHITE SOX  
5/3/2013 BOSTON  

MINNESOTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/12/2013WORLEY(R)NY METSNIESE(L)5-16L+1007.5 unO6621561
4/13/2013DIAMOND(L)NY METSHARVEY(R)2-4L+1157 ovU4301060
4/15/2013CORREIA(R)LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)8-2W+1208.5 unO1281961
4/16/2013PELFREY(R)LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)8-6W+1259 unO151111060
4/20/2013WORLEY(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXPEAVY(R)2-1W1608.5 unU8150671
4/21/2013DIAMOND(L)@ CHI WHITE SOXFLOYD(R)5-3W1358 evP661520
4/23/2013CORREIA(R)MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)4-3W-1507.5 unU760650
4/23/2013PELFREY(R)MIAMINOLASCO(R)5-8L-1457.5 unO9801691
4/25/2013WORLEY(R)TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
4/26/2013DIAMOND(L)TEXASGRIMM(R) 
4/27/2013HERNANDEZ(L)TEXASHOLLAND(L) 
4/28/2013CORREIA(R)TEXASOGANDO(R) 
4/29/2013PELFREY(R)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R) 
4/30/2013WORLEY(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
5/1/2013DIAMOND(L)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R) 
5/3/2013 @ CLEVELAND  
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 Games14-7+5.27-124.80.2560.3213.00.2290.291
Road Games7-5+0.64-74.30.2480.3093.40.2390.287
vs Left-handed Starters5-2+2.82-54.60.2520.3362.10.2140.271
Past 7 Games5-2+2.74-36.70.2610.3303.30.2500.322
Grass Games14-7+5.27-124.80.2560.3213.00.2290.291
Night Games11-3+7.35-75.20.2620.3302.80.2150.282
TEXAS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.80.2560.3212170418060260.04926811910136248204
Road Games4.30.2480.3091241110229100.02453672475183112
Lefty Starters4.60.2520.3367238601960.03283035452103101
TEXAS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.231.19164.7171659518515-170100%
Road Games2.501.2783610103927323-140100%

MINNESOTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games9-8+3.78-84.20.2410.3254.80.2760.322
Home Games5-4+1.85-45.00.2550.3395.20.2760.320
vs Right-handed Starters8-7+3.56-83.90.2320.3173.90.2700.314
Past 7 Games5-2+43-34.90.2600.3483.90.2530.288
Grass Games9-8+3.78-84.20.2410.3254.80.2760.322
Night Games3-4-0.76-15.10.2730.3486.70.3170.351
MINNESOTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.20.2410.3251756513641100.02687113161351012183
Home Games5.00.2550.3399298762560.024238615685782
Righty Starters3.90.2320.3171549611538100.025562126611889173
MINNESOTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.521.12160.7231749419514-16185.7%
Home Games2.141.06933.714826110271-020100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JUSTIN GRIMM recent results and season statistics
JUSTIN GRIMM - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.701.5001-02105.0431114112-0+2.41-0
Road Starts4.502.0000-0144.02251321-0+1.40-0
Last 3 Starts2.701.5001-02105.0431114112-0+2.41-0
JUSTIN GRIMM - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/21/2013SEATTLE11-3-1559.5Win,OverW6216019HARANG(R)
4/11/2013at SEATTLE4-3+1357Win 4225132HERNANDEZ(R)
6/25/2012DETROIT2-8-14511Loss,UnderL1668010PORCELLO(R)

SCOTT DIAMOND recent results and season statistics
SCOTT DIAMOND - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.361.3551-1210.35.265121261-1+0.40-1
Home Starts8.311.8480-114.34.34481010-1-10-1
Last 3 Starts4.361.3551-1210.35.265121261-1+0.40-1
SCOTT DIAMOND - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/21/2013at CHI WHITE SOX5-3+1358WinW6214025FLOYD(R)
4/13/2013NY METS2-4+1157Loss,UnderL4.3448101HARVEY(R)
10/3/2012at TORONTO1-2+1408Loss,UnderL5225013MORROW(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
MINNESOTA is 7-11 (-0.4 Units) against TEXAS over the last 3 seasons
10 of 18 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.8 Units)
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games at MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
TEXAS is 4-3 (+0.1 Units) against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.5 Units)
Games played at MINNESOTA this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JUSTIN GRIMM vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
No recent starts.
JUSTIN GRIMM recent starts vs. MINNESOTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

SCOTT DIAMOND vs. TEXAS since 1997
DIAMOND is 0-0 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 7.73 and a WHIP of 2.146.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-1. (-1.2 units)
SCOTT DIAMOND recent starts vs. TEXAS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/23/2012at TEXAS6-10+16510Loss,Over 2.3223021OSWALT(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. (0-1049, -55.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 52.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (162-149, -2.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 49.1% of the time since 1997. (1026-1063, -173.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 52.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (152-136, -1.2 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. (808-847, -153.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 53% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (116-103, +1.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 50.6% of the time since 1997. (813-795, -89.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 40.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (70-102, -42.7 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
TEXAS
[P] 03/31/2013 - Neftali Feliz 60-day DL (3/24) ( Elbow )
[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] 04/10/2013 - Matt Harrison 15-day DL (4/7) ( Back )
[P] 04/22/2013 - Nick Tepesch probable for next scheduled start Thursday vs. Minnesota Twins ( Wrist )
MINNESOTA
[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 )
[RF] 04/17/2013 - Darin Mastroianni 15-day DL (4/16) ( Ankle )
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