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TEXAS (81-66) AT TAMPA BAY (81-66) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
915: TEXAS
916: TAMPA BAY
OFF
-140
81-66
81-66
56-84-7
66-73-8
4.5 / 4.0
4.3 / 4.0
(R) M GARZA
(R) A COBB
9-5
8-3
3.79
3.08
1.18
1.22
Current Weather Conditions 
Dome Stadium 
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
TEXASGARZA +116 
TAMPA BAYCOBB-116 
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 games81-66-8.3281-208+0.41415-1363-24.956-84222-2451297-1352
as a road underdog of +125 to +1503-4+0.19-16-4137-169+18.43-28-14140-153
in road games42-32+7.9133-112+6.3639-751-34.132-38105-126636-692
in September games2-10-11.536-30-4.5218-217-17.56-633-25212-202
when playing on Monday11-7+2.437-21+10.7136-143-18.28-930-25134-128
when playing with a day off8-8-4.431-25-3.9167-150+4.68-835-21158-144
in games played in a dome0-006-5+173-76-5.40-03-762-80
in night games62-43+3.4208-143+11.31057-977+4.447-52163-169954-983
in games played on artificial turf1-2-1.211-12-2.4110-119-8.51-28-1498-122
against right-handed starters53-48-10.5197-146+31027-952+19.135-59151-173927-962
when playing against a team with a winning record29-30-5.6121-107-3.9638-730-21.521-35103-115618-689
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season10-20-13.659-66-19.2354-416-7.49-1954-63349-385

TAMPA BAY team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games81-66-3.1263-212+7.51196-1404-68.566-73197-2541167-1322
as a home favorite of -125 to -15014-13-4.144-35-5.1122-92-3.813-1328-4682-121
in home games45-28+2.6138-99-4.7664-633+9.833-3788-138553-692
in September games6-7-3.641-27+6.3174-236-266-729-35191-202
when playing on Monday8-7-0.225-24-2.5117-135+0.68-619-25105-132
when playing with a day off4-11-9.619-26-10.8108-157-29.110-520-25124-131
in games played in a dome45-28+2.6138-99-4.7682-669-0.133-3788-138576-715
in night games56-43-0.2173-140+5.4781-937-67.848-44131-163786-857
in games played on artificial turf49-30+4.7154-107+3.5751-748+1335-41100-148642-792
against right-handed starters53-44-2.4176-146-6.9863-1004-33.446-46131-176831-954
when playing against a team with a winning record39-40-7.7135-131-13.2578-775-53.932-44108-145602-696
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season11-16-8.869-62-0.3315-428-18.710-1751-77329-388
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
9/2/2013HOLLAND(L)@ OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)2-4L1007.5 unU8112660
9/3/2013PEREZ(L)@ OAKLANDCOLON(R)5-1W1157.5 unU131201191
9/4/2013DARVISH(R)@ OAKLANDPARKER(R)4-11L-1207 unO9501271
9/6/2013GARZA(R)@ LA ANGELSWILSON(L)5-6L-1057.5 ovO9711030
9/7/2013HOLLAND(L)@ LA ANGELSRICHARDS(R)3-8L-1358 evO9641181
9/8/2013TEPESCH(R)@ LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)4-3W-1108.5 ovU980980
9/9/2013DARVISH(R)PITTSBURGHCOLE(R)0-1L-1657.5 unU450640
9/10/2013PEREZ(L)PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L)4-5L-1258 ovO139212100
9/11/2013GARZA(R)PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R)5-7L-1308 ovO9601280
9/13/2013HOLLAND(L)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)8-9L-1259 unO89014101
9/14/2013DARVISH(R)OAKLANDCOLON(R)0-1L-1608 unU780450
9/15/2013PEREZ(L)OAKLANDPARKER(R) 
9/16/2013GARZA(R)@ TAMPA BAYCOBB(R) 
9/17/2013TEPESCH(R)@ TAMPA BAYHELLICKSON(R) 
9/18/2013HOLLAND(L)@ TAMPA BAYARCHER(R) 
9/19/2013DARVISH(R)@ TAMPA BAYMOORE(L) 
9/20/2013PEREZ(L)@ KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R) 
9/21/2013GARZA(R)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R) 
9/22/2013 @ KANSAS CITY  
9/23/2013 HOUSTON  

TAMPA BAY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/2/2013ARCHER(R)@ LA ANGELSRICHARDS(R)2-11L-1358 evO612016111
9/3/2013MOORE(L)@ LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)7-1W-1307.5 ovO15131471
9/4/2013HELLICKSON(R)@ LA ANGELSWEAVER(R)3-1W1157.5 ovU760771
9/5/2013PRICE(L)@ LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R)2-6L-1807.5 ovO6701140
9/6/2013COBB(R)@ SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)4-6L-1257 unO12121841
9/7/2013ARCHER(R)@ SEATTLEPAXTON(L)2-6L-1457.5 ovO5711171
9/8/2013MOORE(L)@ SEATTLERAMIREZ(L)4-1W-1407.5 unU10110581
9/10/2013PRICE(L)BOSTONBUCHHOLZ(R)0-2L-1457 unU440430
9/11/2013COBB(R)BOSTONDEMPSTER(R)3-7L-1407.5 unO6100960
9/12/2013HELLICKSON(R)BOSTONPEAVY(R)4-3W-1058 unU670671
9/13/2013ARCHER(R)@ MINNESOTACORREIA(R)3-0W-1558 unU961551
9/14/2013MOORE(L)@ MINNESOTAALBERS(L)7-0W-1557.5 ovU1080471
9/15/2013PRICE(L)@ MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L) 
9/16/2013COBB(R)TEXASGARZA(R) 
9/17/2013HELLICKSON(R)TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
9/18/2013ARCHER(R)TEXASHOLLAND(L) 
9/19/2013MOORE(L)TEXASDARVISH(R) 
9/20/2013PRICE(L)BALTIMOREHAMMEL(R) 
9/21/2013COBB(R)BALTIMOREGONZALEZ(R) 
9/22/2013 BALTIMORE  
9/23/2013 BALTIMORE  
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 Games81-66-8.356-844.50.2620.3204.00.2490.310
Road Games42-32+7.932-384.50.2590.3114.20.2500.311
vs Right-handed Starters53-48-10.535-594.20.2540.3093.90.2510.313
Past 7 Games1-6-7.44-33.40.2470.3104.90.2830.348
Night Games62-43+3.447-524.90.2720.3294.10.2500.312
TEXAS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2620.320147504313224141630.0362342796212410081447912767
Road Games4.50.2590.311742620679226840.033141985225550874425927
Righty Starters4.20.2540.30910134218692591090.034052706519665991528845
TEXAS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.021.243441.61611483903315937330-1542884%
Road Games3.271.299211.68177206186917213-826292.9%

TAMPA BAY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games81-66-3.166-734.30.2580.3304.00.2400.301
Home Games45-28+2.633-374.30.2560.3323.70.2300.285
vs Right-handed Starters53-44-2.446-464.10.2560.3274.30.2450.301
Past 7 Games4-3-0.32-53.30.2200.3222.70.1990.275
Dome Games45-28+2.633-374.30.2560.3323.70.2300.285
Night Games56-43-0.348-444.50.2700.3424.00.2390.298
TAMPA BAY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2580.330147497312824311490.03601534105269106114055135105
Home Games4.30.2560.332732407617208750.033022745133652463197247
Righty Starters4.10.2560.3279732808392861020.033863496894768697398675
TAMPA BAY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.641.208435.31861763563717045523-22391670.9%
Home Games2.981.026220.47673159186723516-918966.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
MATT GARZA recent results and season statistics
MATT GARZA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.791.1849-521137.76.66258126183712514-7+8.311-9
Road Starts3.441.1054-31173.36.73128631018686-5+2.66-4
Last 3 Starts4.501.3330-23186.01091727191-2-1.42-1
MATT GARZA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/11/2013PITTSBURGH5-7-1308Loss,OverL4335046BURNETT(R)
9/6/2013at LA ANGELS5-6-1057.5Loss,OverL7659104WILSON(L)
8/31/2013MINNESOTA2-1-2309Win,Under 7113139PELFREY(R)

ALEX COBB recent results and season statistics
ALEX COBB - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.071.2178-3191206.34341106134010811-8+1.410-8
Home Starts3.091.2095-011676.1232358623657-4+1.36-4
Last 3 Starts4.121.3730-1319.76.6991928160-3-3.62-1
ALEX COBB - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/11/2013BOSTON3-7-1407.5Loss,Over 5.7337034DEMPSTER(R)
9/6/2013at SEATTLE4-6-1257Loss,Over 6447115IWAKUMA(R)
8/31/2013at OAKLAND1-2+1007Loss,UnderL8225147GRAY(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 14-11 (+0.8 Units) against TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
14 of 23 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.8 Units)
Games this season
TEXAS is 2-1 (+0.8 Units) against TAMPA BAY this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

All games at TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
TEXAS is 6-5 (+1.1 Units) against TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
7 of 10 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.7 Units)
Games played at TAMPA BAY this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
MATT GARZA vs. TAMPA BAY since 1997
No recent starts.
MATT GARZA recent starts vs. TAMPA BAY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

ALEX COBB vs. TEXAS since 1997
COBB is 0-0 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.545.
His team's record is 2-0 (+2.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 2-0. (+2.0 units)
ALEX COBB recent starts vs. TEXAS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/29/2012at TEXAS8-4+1309Win,Over 4.7438213HARRISON(L)
5/31/2011TEXAS5-4+1208Win,Over 6.3334044WILSON(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 TEXAS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1096, -47.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 53.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (223-196, +5.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TAMPA BAY games 55.4% of the time since 1997. (1153-927, +115.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TAMPA BAY games 56.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (228-173, +24.2 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 49.2% of the time since 1997. (869-899, -152.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 53.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-155, +3.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TAMPA BAY games 53% of the time since 1997. (838-742, +0.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TAMPA BAY games 52.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (151-136, -2.1 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
TEXAS
[RF] 08/05/2013 - Nelson Cruz Suspended 50 games ( Suspension )
[P] 06/12/2013 - Michael Kirkman 60-day DL (6/9) ( Skin Rash )
[P] 05/25/2013 - Matt Harrison 60-day DL (4/7) ( Back )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Colby Lewis 60-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Neftali Feliz 60-day DL (3/24) ( Elbow )
TAMPA BAY
[P] 08/17/2013 - Jesse Crain 60-day DL (6/30) ( Shoulder )
[OF] 08/03/2013 - Brandon Guyer 15-day DL (8/4) ( Finger )
[P] 04/05/2013 - Jeff Niemann 60-day DL (3/28), out for season ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Juan Oviedo 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
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