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CLEVELAND (26-18) AT BOSTON (27-19) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
907: CLEVELAND
908: BOSTON
9.0
-146
26-18
27-19
21-20-3
23-22-1
5.0 / 4.2
4.8 / 4.1
(R) Z MCALLISTER
(R) R DEMPSTER
3-3
2-4
2.65
4.27
1.18
1.31
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Overcast   Temperature: 56.0 °
Humidity: 87   Wind: East at 12.7 MPH (11 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
CLEVELANDMCALLISTER +105 
BOSTONDEMPSTER-105 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
CLEVELAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
as a road underdog of +125 to +1504-4+1.420-37-9.8107-139+7.42-531-23122-110
in road games11-9+6.479-104-5.4641-702-13.58-1092-78640-630
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.55-2+4.635-46-2236-281-13.12-337-36245-236
in May games15-5+11.445-31+18.6251-209+19.39-1042-30229-210
when playing on Thursday1-2-121-18+7.3162-155-4.13-022-15150-147
when playing with a day off2-2019-18+1.2155-146-10.12-120-15151-138
in games played on a grass field23-15+9.5168-184-7.21219-1198-102.919-16177-1561140-1169
in night games15-12+5.7124-125+9.2939-886-2712-13120-115862-879
against right-handed starters16-11+6.9125-126+5.9982-921-39.511-14122-119898-921
when playing against a team with a winning record10-8+4.683-104-5.6608-708-44.410-789-88618-637
in all games26-18+11.6177-194-4.61358-1329-90.921-20185-1671259-1304
when the total is 9 to 9.58-4+562-67+1.3511-509-15.44-557-61466-498

BOSTON team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
when the total is 9 to 9.57-12-10.368-85-45.1548-495-74.67-1179-67492-500
as a home favorite of -125 to -1505-4-0.628-21-1.3190-132+6.93-631-15152-155
in home games13-10-394-93-42.1796-559-37.110-1299-78645-637
at home when the total is 9 to 9.55-7-6.841-53-35.8285-218-33.14-749-41249-236
in May games9-11-6.243-35-4.8267-199+20.78-1240-36229-215
when playing on Thursday4-3+0.420-20-6.6171-139-11.71-514-22130-164
when playing with a day off3-3-0.416-23-11.6198-138+16.84-219-19150-165
in games played on a grass field21-16-1.2164-163-50.61320-1036-23.417-19158-1521076-1154
in night games17-14+0125-133-45.41029-823-38.119-11128-116868-893
against right-handed starters17-11+2.8120-128-47.71083-836+3.715-12126-111887-930
when playing against a team with a winning record5-7-2.790-96-16.5643-632-61.66-689-88576-640
in all games27-19+2.6188-184-46.81499-1212-5423-22183-1721259-1316
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.
CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/9/2013KAZMIR(L)OAKLANDCOLON(R)9-2W+1058.5 ovO1250792
5/10/2013KLUBER(R)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R)4-10L1758.5 unO6121580
5/11/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R)7-6W2308 unO12131761
5/12/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ DETROITPORCELLO(R)4-3W1309 unU891990
5/13/2013MASTERSON(R)NY YANKEESPHELPS(R)1-0W-1408 unU570460
5/13/2013BAUER(R)NY YANKEESNUNO(L)0-7L-1208.5 unU5821170
5/14/2013KAZMIR(L)@ PHILADELPHIAPETTIBONE(R)2-6L-1258.5 ovU7811080
5/15/2013KLUBER(R)@ PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L)10-4W1508 ovO1160850
5/17/2013JIMENEZ(R)SEATTLEMAURER(R)6-3W-1559 unP73010100
5/18/2013MCALLISTER(R)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)5-4W-1558.5 ovO13120940
5/19/2013MASTERSON(R)SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)6-0W+1007 ovU960491
5/20/2013KAZMIR(L)SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)10-8W-1057.5 ovO11801253
5/21/2013KLUBER(R)DETROITSCHERZER(R)1-5L+1259 unU3401190
5/22/2013JIMENEZ(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
5/23/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ BOSTONDEMPSTER(R) 
5/24/2013MASTERSON(R)@ BOSTONLACKEY(R) 
5/25/2013KAZMIR(L)@ BOSTONLESTER(L) 
5/26/2013KLUBER(R)@ BOSTONDOUBRONT(L) 
5/27/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ CINCINNATILEAKE(R) 
5/28/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ CINCINNATILATOS(R) 
5/29/2013 CINCINNATI  
5/30/2013 CINCINNATI  

BOSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/9/2013LACKEY(R)MINNESOTACORREIA(R)3-5L-1659.5 unU9102641
5/10/2013LESTER(L)TORONTOORTIZ(R)5-0W-2109.5 ovU1090112
5/11/2013BUCHHOLZ(R)TORONTOBUEHRLE(L)2-3L-1909.5 ovU780851
5/12/2013DEMPSTER(R)TORONTOJENKINS(R)4-12L-2209.5 unO10811220
5/14/2013LACKEY(R)@ TAMPA BAYMOORE(L)3-5L1207.5 ovO3501170
5/15/2013LESTER(L)@ TAMPA BAYPRICE(L)9-2W1157 unO1040990
5/16/2013DOUBRONT(L)@ TAMPA BAYCOBB(R)4-3W1308 unU4607120
5/17/2013BUCHHOLZ(R)@ MINNESOTAWORLEY(R)3-2W-1408.5 unU10110451
5/18/2013DEMPSTER(R)@ MINNESOTADIAMOND(L)12-5W-1209 ovO136012130
5/19/2013LACKEY(R)@ MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L)5-1W-12510 unU11111561
5/20/2013LESTER(L)@ CHI WHITE SOXAXELROD(R)4-6L-1459 ovO641860
5/21/2013DOUBRONT(L)@ CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)1-3L-1059 ovU460751
5/22/2013BUCHHOLZ(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L) 
5/23/2013DEMPSTER(R)CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R) 
5/24/2013LACKEY(R)CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R) 
5/25/2013LESTER(L)CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L) 
5/26/2013DOUBRONT(L)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R) 
5/27/2013BUCHHOLZ(R)PHILADELPHIACLOYD(R) 
5/28/2013DEMPSTER(R)PHILADELPHIALEE(L) 
5/29/2013 @ PHILADELPHIA  
5/30/2013 @ PHILADELPHIA  
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.
CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games26-18+11.621-205.00.2630.3294.20.2370.310
Road Games11-9+6.48-105.30.2740.3414.20.2310.315
vs Right-handed Starters16-11+6.911-145.00.2620.3354.10.2380.316
Past 7 Games5-2+3.23-35.70.2540.3224.30.2610.320
Grass Games23-15+9.519-165.00.2640.3314.30.2430.312
Night Games15-12+5.712-134.80.2590.3244.30.2400.313
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.00.2630.329441511397161600.042101483612730933223625
Road Games5.30.2740.3412071619679240.03104731601214920111914
Righty Starters5.00.2620.3352792424295390.041291012321818624122216
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.151.245137.3564811117601488-08657.1%
Road Games2.701.20060211842430604-06275%

BOSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games27-19+2.623-224.80.2610.3374.10.2380.313
Home Games13-10-310-124.40.2670.3324.70.2280.307
vs Right-handed Starters17-11+2.815-125.00.2660.3424.20.2230.300
Past 7 Games5-2+33-45.40.2430.3393.10.2220.305
Grass Games21-16-1.217-194.50.2660.3374.30.2350.313
Night Games17-14+0.119-115.00.2670.3454.60.2480.327
BOSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.80.2610.337461564408157500.032181793713033443253931
Home Games4.40.2670.3322376420485220.03100741771215620182217
Righty Starters5.00.2660.34228956254100280.031381112402221026161721
BOSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.931.361133595812316581497-610662.5%
Home Games5.541.50063.34039641031733-44450%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
ZACH MCALLISTER recent results and season statistics
ZACH MCALLISTER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.651.1763-38516.4201546614345-3+2.44-4
Road Starts3.571.5280-2317.75.91071928121-2-0.70-3
Last 3 Starts1.711.1431-03217.0541925103-0+3.31-2
ZACH MCALLISTER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/18/2013SEATTLE5-4-1558.5Win,Over 7.3226111SAUNDERS(L)
5/12/2013at DETROIT4-3+1309Win,Under 6328135PORCELLO(R)
5/7/2013OAKLAND1-0-1058.5Win,UnderW7.7005014MILONE(L)

RYAN DEMPSTER recent results and season statistics
RYAN DEMPSTER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.271.3102-4952.75.9292544925634-5-3.84-5
Home Starts3.891.0541-36376.2201627712492-4-4.83-3
Last 3 Starts7.021.6800-2316.75.615132048161-2-2.92-1
RYAN DEMPSTER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/18/2013at MINNESOTA12-5-1209Win,Over 4.7558062DIAMOND(L)
5/12/2013TORONTO4-12-2209.5Loss,OverL5667316JENKINS(R)
5/7/2013MINNESOTA1-6-1709Loss,UnderL7425118DIAMOND(L)
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
CLEVELAND is 9-12 (+0.5 Units) against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
11 of 21 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.4 Units)
Games this season
BOSTON is 3-0 (+3.2 Units) against CLEVELAND this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+3.0 Units)

All games at BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
BOSTON is 5-3 (+0.2 Units) against CLEVELAND over the last 3 seasons
5 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+1.8 Units)
Games played at BOSTON this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
4/18/2013BOSTON6-120  91370LESTER(L)W7241
 CLEVELAND3+1108 ovOver60041MCALLISTER(R)L5363
4/17/2013BOSTON6+120  1500100ACEVES(R)W5373
 CLEVELAND3-1308 unOver72161MASTERSON(R)L54111
4/16/2013BOSTON7-115  60180DOUBRONT(L)W5244
 CLEVELAND2+1058 unOver60090JIMENEZ(R)L1.7725
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
ZACH MCALLISTER vs. BOSTON since 1997
MCALLISTER is 1-2 when starting against BOSTON with an ERA of 4.05 and a WHIP of 1.000.
His team's record is 1-2 (-0.8 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-1. (+1.0 units)
ZACH MCALLISTER recent starts vs. BOSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/18/2013BOSTON3-6+1108Loss,OverL5336137LESTER(L)
8/11/2012BOSTON5-2+1258Win,UnderW8223004MORALES(L)
5/12/2012at BOSTON1-4+1459.5Loss,UnderL7448108DOUBRONT(L)

RYAN DEMPSTER vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
DEMPSTER is 3-0 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 1.42 and a WHIP of 1.066.
His team's record is 4-0 (+4.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-3. (-3.1 units)
RYAN DEMPSTER recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/12/2012CLEVELAND5-2-25010Win,UnderW7227018GOMEZ(R)
8/31/2012at CLEVELAND5-3-1459Win,UnderW6102037JIMENEZ(R)
6/28/2003at CLEVELAND5-4+1209Win 6.3224144SABATHIA(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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1014, 1.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 53.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (164-142, +5.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in BOSTON games 50% of the time since 1997. (1074-1072, -134.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in BOSTON games 55.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (172-137, +14.5 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (813-820, -124.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 56.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (114-88, +14.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in BOSTON games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (897-834, -55.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in BOSTON games 57.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (122-91, +19.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[P] 04/02/2013 - Blake Wood 60-day DL (3/11) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/21/2013 - Brett Myers 15-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Herrmann 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Josh Tomlin 60-day DL (2/15) ( Elbow )
[C] 04/28/2013 - Lou Marson 15-day DL (4/25) ( Shoulder )
[1B] 05/22/2013 - Nick Swisher out indefinitely ( Personal )
BOSTON
[P] 04/01/2013 - Franklin Morales 15-day DL (3/22) ( Back )
[LF] 03/31/2013 - Ryan Kalish 60-day DL (2/20) ( Knee )
[P] 05/09/2013 - Joel Hanrahan 60-day DL (5/9), out for season ( Elbow )
[C] 05/12/2013 - David Ross 7-day DL (5/12) ( Concussion )
[RF] 05/21/2013 - Shane Victorino "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago White Sox ( Hamstring )
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