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HOUSTON (43-25) AT OAKLAND (34-33) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
963: HOUSTON
964: OAKLAND
7.5
+159
43-25
34-33
29-35-4
30-33-4
5.0 / 3.1
4.4 / 4.3
(R) J VERLANDER
(R) F MONTAS
8-2
3-0
1.45
1.25
0.76
0.88
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy with Haze   Temperature: 74.0 °
Humidity: 50   Wind: West at 5.8 MPH (5 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
HOUSTONVERLANDER-179 
OAKLANDMONTAS +179 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
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 games43-25+2.4239-171+9.51765-1768-117.929-35191-1961659-1733
as a road favorite of -125 to -17514-6+5.452-27+13217-146+4.18-1146-32187-162
in road games24-11+9.2121-85+21.3808-962-83.416-16110-84867-839
in June games7-3+241-22+10.1285-290-19.98-231-30276-278
when playing on Thursday5-1+3.818-23-12.8184-198-29.53-317-22173-198
when playing with a day off4-4-429-22-4.2181-191-23.93-428-20175-179
against division opponents23-10+4.6114-71+12.7856-772+17.714-1779-96745-814
in day games14-6+4.478-48+16.8535-548-52.610-967-52482-552
against right-handed starters27-15+3.4170-107+28.61296-1291-66.117-22124-1361230-1260
when playing against a team with a winning record19-16-4.2105-94-7.2740-901-97.516-1687-98771-802

OAKLAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games34-33+1178-213-16.31810-1695+29.930-33187-1891628-1705
as a home underdog of +125 to +1751-4-2.413-24-5.271-99+0.42-317-1983-79
in home games18-17-1.398-99-2.8984-768+35.213-2191-98800-870
in June games5-5-1.628-36-8.7311-264+38.54-532-28260-281
when playing on Thursday5-2+2.417-19-1.5200-186+3.93-319-16163-199
when playing with a day off2-7-4.812-30-16.6187-198-24.46-219-21179-196
against division opponents10-22-13.371-113-31.9609-636-58.714-1687-94596-594
in day games13-11+0.372-73+1.7706-607+50.78-1366-72611-632
against right-handed starters26-19+6.6135-147+3.41304-1179+66.422-21133-1411137-1220
when playing against a team with a winning record14-21-4.883-108-5851-896+21.918-16100-85803-851
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.
HOUSTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/31/2018MCCULLERS JR.(R)BOSTONPOMERANZ(L)4-2W-1959 unU750671
6/1/2018COLE(R)BOSTONSALE(L)7-3W-1206.5 ovO1270760
6/2/2018VERLANDER(R)BOSTONPRICE(L)4-5L-2007.5 unO650550
6/3/2018MORTON(R)BOSTONPORCELLO(R)3-9L-1807.5 evO5901552
6/5/2018KEUCHEL(L)SEATTLEPAXTON(L)1-7L-1257.5 evO961820
6/6/2018MCCULLERS JR.(R)SEATTLELEBLANC(L)7-5W-1908.5 evO13711180
6/7/2018COLE(R)@ TEXASHAMELS(L)5-2W-1659 ovU940881
6/8/2018VERLANDER(R)@ TEXASFISTER(R)7-3W-1909 ovO1040550
6/9/2018MORTON(R)@ TEXASMINOR(L)4-3W-1709.5 evU9415170
6/10/2018KEUCHEL(L)@ TEXASMOORE(L)8-7W-18510.5 unO126116101
6/12/2018MCCULLERS JR.(R)@ OAKLANDMENGDEN(R)6-3W-1408.5 unO1291790
6/13/2018COLE(R)@ OAKLANDBLACKBURN(R) 
6/14/2018VERLANDER(R)@ OAKLANDMONTAS(R) 
6/15/2018MORTON(R)@ KANSAS CITYJUNIS(R) 
6/16/2018KEUCHEL(L)@ KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L) 
6/17/2018MCCULLERS JR.(R)@ KANSAS CITYKELLER(R) 
6/18/2018COLE(R)TAMPA BAY  
6/19/2018VERLANDER(R)TAMPA BAYSNELL(L) 
6/20/2018 TAMPA BAY  

OAKLAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/31/2018MENGDEN(R)TAMPA BAYSTANEK(R)7-3W-1407.5 ovO770762
6/1/2018MONTAS(R)@ KANSAS CITYKENNEDY(R)16-0W-1259.5 unO1640870
6/2/2018CAHILL(R)@ KANSAS CITYHAMMEL(R)4-5L-1509 unP980850
6/3/2018GOSSETT(R)@ KANSAS CITYJUNIS(R)5-1W1009 ovU860341
6/5/2018MANAEA(L)@ TEXASMOORE(L)4-7L-13510.5 ovO10100860
6/6/2018MENGDEN(R)@ TEXASCOLON(R)2-8L-11010.5 unU1190732
6/7/2018BLACKBURN(R)KANSAS CITYHAMMEL(R)4-1W-1558.5 ovU950420
6/8/2018MONTAS(R)KANSAS CITYJUNIS(R)7-2W-1457.5 evO1151771
6/9/2018BASSITT(R)KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L)0-2L-1658.5 ovU471450
6/10/2018MANAEA(L)KANSAS CITYKELLER(R)3-2W-1658 ovU782761
6/12/2018MENGDEN(R)HOUSTONMCCULLERS JR.(R)3-6L+1308.5 unO7901291
6/13/2018BLACKBURN(R)HOUSTONCOLE(R) 
6/14/2018MONTAS(R)HOUSTONVERLANDER(R) 
6/15/2018CAHILL(R)LA ANGELSSKAGGS(L) 
6/16/2018MANAEA(L)LA ANGELSTROPEANO(R) 
6/17/2018MENGDEN(R)LA ANGELSHEANEY(L) 
6/19/2018BLACKBURN(R)@ SAN DIEGOLAUER(L) 
6/20/2018 @ SAN DIEGO  
6/21/2018 @ CHI WHITE SOX  
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.
HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games43-25+2.429-355.00.2600.3270.4140.7413.10.2120.2690.3420.611
Road Games24-11+9.216-165.80.2760.3410.4400.7812.90.2120.2780.3230.601
vs Right-handed Starters27-15+3.417-225.00.2550.3210.4110.7323.00.2100.2690.3310.600
Past 7 Games6-1+4.85-25.40.3060.3640.5000.8644.30.2480.3160.3760.692
Grass Games43-25+2.429-355.00.2600.3270.4140.7413.10.2120.2690.3420.611
Day Games14-6+4.410-95.80.2560.3160.4420.7583.40.2190.2730.3470.620
Division23-10+4.614-175.00.2630.3290.4340.7632.90.2020.2530.3350.588
HOUSTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.00.2600.3276823206041147760.4143262295533245475214427
Road Games5.80.2760.341351263349764410.4401951232881524343102411
Righty Starters5.00.2550.321421434366743480.4112041383441827943132614
HOUSTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.941.1121876361159174921810-1017965.4%
Road Games2.451.010992827726281154-48372.7%

OAKLAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games34-33+1.130-334.40.2410.3060.4000.7074.30.2430.2990.4030.702
Home Games18-17-1.313-213.50.2240.2920.3470.6393.70.2340.2790.3680.647
vs Right-handed Starters26-19+6.622-214.70.2400.3120.4000.7124.10.2340.2970.3840.680
Past 7 Games3-4-2.13-43.30.2530.3070.3730.6804.00.2160.2820.4410.723
Grass Games30-33-3.128-324.20.2380.3020.3930.6964.30.2460.2990.4110.710
Day Games13-11+0.38-133.80.2270.3000.3570.6574.00.2210.2770.3540.631
Division10-22-13.414-163.50.2310.2920.3760.6685.30.2700.3290.4500.778
OAKLAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2410.3066722955541139780.4002812145901245158425538
Home Games3.50.2240.292351172263603260.347114112308624428203419
Righty Starters4.70.2400.312451541370725550.400200161388929942244130
OAKLAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.471.320233.310090219308921514-716576.2%
Home Games2.531.24012137341139371088-28280%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JUSTIN VERLANDER recent results and season statistics
JUSTIN VERLANDER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts1.450.7618-21493.36.71715516201139-5-2.54-10
Road Starts0.960.8796-1746.76.76528213486-1+3.82-5
Last 3 Starts2.890.9642-0318.76.2661325202-102-1
JUSTIN VERLANDER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/8/2018at TEXAS7-3-1909Win,OverW6335139FISTER(R)
6/2/2018BOSTON4-5-2007.5Loss,Over 6223026PRICE(L)
5/28/2018at NY YANKEES5-1-1108.5Win,UnderW6.7115105GERMAN(R)

FRANKIE MONTAS recent results and season statistics
FRANKIE MONTAS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts1.250.8773-0321.77.2331613143-0+3.12-1
Home Starts1.980.8782-0213.76.833913122-0+2.11-1
Last 3 Starts1.250.8773-0321.77.2331613143-0+3.12-1
FRANKIE MONTAS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/8/2018KANSAS CITY7-2-1457.5Win,OverW7.7226115JUNIS(R)
6/1/2018at KANSAS CITY16-0-1259.5Win,OverW8007002KENNEDY(R)
5/27/2018ARIZONA2-1+1108Win,UnderW6113027GREINKE(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
HOUSTON is 31-14 (+8.8 Units) against OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
22 of 44 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-2.0 Units, Under=-2.8 Units)
Games this season
HOUSTON is 6-1 (+4.5 Units) against OAKLAND this season
4 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

All games at OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
HOUSTON is 15-8 (+3.1 Units) against OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
13 of 23 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+2.1 Units)
Games played at OAKLAND this season.
HOUSTON is 4-0 (+4.0 Units) against OAKLAND this season
2 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-0.2 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
6/12/2018HOUSTON6-140  122091MCCULLERS JR.(R)W7253
 OAKLAND3+1308.5 unOver70090MENGDEN(R)L4.7684
5/9/2018HOUSTON4-175  102140COLE(R)W6143
 OAKLAND1+1657.5 unUnder40050MENGDEN(R)L6.7260
5/8/2018HOUSTON4-140  121091MCCULLERS JR.(R)W5254
 OAKLAND2+1308 unUnder60150MANAEA(L)L5.7470
5/7/2018HOUSTON16-130  203082KEUCHEL(L)W8152
 OAKLAND2+1208.5 ovOver80081ANDERSON(L)L37103
4/29/2018OAKLAND4+185 Over91054CAHILL(R)L6341
 HOUSTON8-2008.5 unWin71140COLE(R) 6.7360
4/28/2018OAKLAND0+187 Over30021MENGDEN(R)L2.3461
 HOUSTON11-2059 unWin134080MCCULLERS JR.(R)W7020
4/27/2018OAKLAND8+145  103011MANAEA(L)W7041
 HOUSTON1-1559 ev 50050KEUCHEL(L)L7670
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JUSTIN VERLANDER vs. OAKLAND since 1997
VERLANDER is 14-6 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 2.27 and a WHIP of 1.057.
His team's record is 14-8 (+3.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 9-13. (-4.8 units)
JUSTIN VERLANDER recent starts vs. OAKLAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/27/2016OAKLAND9-4+1007.5Win,OverW6.3335126GRAY(R)
7/2/2014OAKLAND9-3-1258.5Win,OverW6229204CHAVEZ(R)
10/10/2013at OAKLAND3-0+1006.5Win,UnderW80020110GRAY(R)

FRANKIE MONTAS vs. HOUSTON since 1997
No recent starts.
FRANKIE MONTAS recent starts vs. HOUSTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.
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 OAKLAND in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 51.5% of the time since 1997. (1515-1425, -105.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 53.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (194-171, -2.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (1479-1406, -85.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 55.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (190-152, +31.7 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 52% of the time since 1997. (1277-1179, -67.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in HOUSTON games 52.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (188-170, -3.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 48.1% of the time since 1997. (1114-1204, -260.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 46% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (159-187, -50.6 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
HOUSTON
[P] 06/11/2018 - Joe Smith 10-day DL (06/07) ( Elbow )
[LF] 05/21/2018 - Derek Fisher 10-day DL (05/20) ( Intestinal )
[P] 03/30/2018 - Brady Rodgers 10-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/26/2018 - James Hoyt 10-day DL (03/26) ( Oblique )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Jandel Gustave 10-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
OAKLAND
[P] 06/12/2018 - Trevor Cahill 10-day DL (06/12) ( Achilles )
[CF] 06/08/2018 - Boog Powell 60-day DL (04/07) ( Knee )
[RF] 06/07/2018 - Matt Joyce 10-day DL (06/03) ( Back )
[P] 06/06/2018 - Daniel Gossett 10-day DL (06/04) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/21/2018 - Brett Anderson 10-day DL (05/19) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/17/2018 - Andrew Triggs 10-day DL (05/18) ( Forearm )
[P] 04/28/2018 - Ryan Buchter 10-day DL (04/26) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Jharel Cotton 60-day DL (03/21) ( Elbow )
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