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Matchup Reports

Saturday at 10:05 PM
PITTSBURGH (44-30) AT LA ANGELS (33-41) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
929: PITTSBURGH
930: LA ANGELS
7.5
-128
44-30
33-41
33-39-2
42-31-1
3.7 / 3.4
4.5 / 4.6
(L) F LIRIANO
(R) J WILLIAMS
5-3
4-2
2.44
3.48
1.25
1.20
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Fair   Temperature: 100.0 °
Humidity: 11   Wind: Variable at 3.5 MPH (3 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
PITTSBURGHLIRIANO +114 
LA ANGELSWILLIAMS-114 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
PITTSBURGH 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 starters37-22+21143-154+12.1863-1117-74.725-32134-148944-931
after a win23-20+5.488-105-10.6511-650-58.122-2090-92545-560
when playing against a team with a losing record23-9+15.299-95-1536-634-75.611-2086-100557-557
in all games44-30+19.4195-203+161159-1501-114.333-39180-2001248-1279
as a road underdog of +100 to +1254-8-3.816-28-10.3122-189-50.16-620-22158-142
in road games19-17+8.589-109+9.6501-830-129.218-1795-91622-640
in June games10-9+2.843-30+20.6196-251-22.89-939-32223-202
when playing on Saturday6-5-0.136-28+11.2199-228+1.85-625-36210-197
in an inter-league game7-3+3.625-18+9.498-141-32.43-717-26115-117
in games played on a grass field44-30+19.4193-202+14.4944-1268-108.733-39179-1981018-1080
in night games27-19+9.3123-135-0.4792-991-49.817-28110-137822-867

LA ANGELS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in an inter-league game4-6-3.429-17+8.5172-129+28.54-618-26144-139
in games played on a grass field33-41-21.2198-181-31.61338-1152+40.142-31177-1791136-1236
in night games19-34-26.7141-140-37.11025-910-11.430-23140-128894-958
against left-handed starters9-10-3.968-61-7.7432-368+22.49-1055-69353-415
after a loss16-24-16.498-89-12.9671-585+49.424-1693-85558-638
when playing against a team with a winning record12-20-10.997-101-17.7664-662+26.422-993-94602-653
in all games33-41-21.2207-191-32.81449-1265+38.142-31188-1871235-1351
at home with a money line of -100 to -1257-5+1.219-20-3.8158-117+23.47-420-17123-133
in home games20-21-12.6111-92-20.5771-595-17.523-1787-101607-692
in June games8-11-938-32-4.4251-194+29.99-930-35197-220
when playing on Saturday8-4+336-28+1.4240-197+18.47-428-29206-207
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.
PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/8/2013BURNETT(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSSAMARDZIJA(R)6-2W1007 ovO930440
6/9/2013LOCKE(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R)1-4L-1209 unU640680
6/11/2013COLE(R)SAN FRANCISCOLINCECUM(R)8-2W-1257.5 unO1280881
6/12/2013LIRIANO(L)SAN FRANCISCOZITO(L)12-8W-2007.5 unO18611581
6/13/2013MORTON(R)SAN FRANCISCOCAIN(R)0-10L+1157.5 ovO34317110
6/14/2013LOCKE(L)LA DODGERSFIFE(R)3-0W-1608 unU870650
6/15/2013CUMPTON(R)LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L)3-5L+1507 evO91311081
6/16/2013COLE(R)LA DODGERSGREINKE(R)6-3W-1257.5 unO1060750
6/17/2013LIRIANO(L)@ CINCINNATILEAKE(R)1-4L1108 unU791850
6/18/2013MORTON(R)@ CINCINNATILATOS(R)4-0W1808.5 unU460460
6/19/2013LOCKE(L)@ CINCINNATIARROYO(R)1-2L1208 unU914110101
6/20/2013CUMPTON(R)@ CINCINNATIBAILEY(R)5-3W1858 evP1072851
6/21/2013COLE(R)@ LA ANGELSWEAVER(R)5-2W1507.5 evU1180430
6/22/2013LIRIANO(L)@ LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R) 
6/23/2013MORTON(R)@ LA ANGELSBLANTON(R) 
6/25/2013LOCKE(L)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L) 
6/26/2013GOMEZ(R)@ SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R) 
6/28/2013COLE(R)MILWAUKEEHAND(R) 
6/29/2013 MILWAUKEE  

LA ANGELS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/8/2013HANSON(R)@ BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)9-5W15510.5 ovO1212214141
6/8/2013WILSON(L)@ BOSTONBUCHHOLZ(R)2-7L1508.5 ovO76313100
6/9/2013BLANTON(R)@ BOSTONDEMPSTER(R)5-10L14510.5 unO9921170
6/10/2013WEAVER(R)@ BALTIMOREGARCIA(R)3-4L-1259 ovU881730
6/11/2013VARGAS(L)@ BALTIMOREGONZALEZ(R)2-3L1059.5 ovU621860
6/12/2013WILLIAMS(R)@ BALTIMOREHAMMEL(R)9-5W1009.5 evO12611062
6/14/2013WILSON(L)NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L)5-2W-1558 unU13101670
6/15/2013HANSON(R)NY YANKEESPHELPS(R)6-2W-1258 ovP12101540
6/16/2013WEAVER(R)NY YANKEESSABATHIA(L)5-6L-1407 ovO972930
6/17/2013VARGAS(L)SEATTLEHARANG(R)11-3W-2008 unO21111761
6/18/2013BLANTON(R)SEATTLEBONDERMAN(R)2-3L-2009 unU890880
6/19/2013WILSON(L)SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)1-0W-2208 unU660241
6/20/2013HANSON(R)SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)10-9W-1057 unO17901282
6/21/2013WEAVER(R)PITTSBURGHCOLE(R)2-5L-1607.5 evU4301180
6/22/2013WILLIAMS(R)PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L) 
6/23/2013BLANTON(R)PITTSBURGHMORTON(R) 
6/25/2013WILSON(L)@ DETROITPORCELLO(R) 
6/26/2013HANSON(R)@ DETROITALVAREZ(L) 
6/27/2013WEAVER(R)@ DETROITFISTER(R) 
6/28/2013WILLIAMS(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L) 
6/29/2013 @ HOUSTON  
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.
PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games44-30+19.433-393.70.2380.2953.40.2270.298
Road Games19-17+8.518-173.70.2300.2873.70.2350.311
vs Right-handed Starters37-22+21.125-323.70.2400.2973.40.2240.293
Past 7 Games4-3+3.22-43.60.2350.3062.70.2110.257
Grass Games44-30+19.433-393.70.2380.2953.40.2270.298
Night Games27-19+9.317-283.50.2350.2913.40.2350.300
Interleague7-3+3.63-73.00.2380.2712.20.1910.272
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.70.2380.295742474590204690.032672006265050253506348
Road Games3.70.2300.287361228283102380.03131983402324124233123
Righty Starters3.70.2400.297591952468161540.032121595044139442415238
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.001.1702648888211249824216-1029780.6%
Road Games3.551.231126.7505010818481127-614477.8%

LA ANGELS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games33-41-21.242-314.50.2660.3284.60.2600.322
Home Games20-21-12.623-174.70.2850.3484.50.2520.312
vs Left-handed Starters9-10-3.89-104.00.2490.3214.20.2670.320
Past 7 Games4-3-13-35.30.3180.3844.00.2260.280
Grass Games33-41-21.242-314.50.2660.3284.60.2600.322
Night Games19-34-26.730-234.10.2640.3205.00.2690.331
Interleague4-6-3.44-63.70.2360.2904.30.2380.289
LA ANGELS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2660.328742548678225810.033172335173351686545464
Home Games4.70.2850.348411387395118380.031851352642129450253134
Lefty Starters4.00.2490.3211961815455140.027365122912815131413
LA ANGELS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.941.294228.710710019919972229-1019676%
Home Games4.301.316127.7666111712511256-69469.2%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
FRANCISCO LIRIANO recent results and season statistics
FRANCISCO LIRIANO - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.441.2505-38486.0131341219555-3+1.83-4
Road Starts2.701.3722-2423.35.87721211262-2+0.12-2
Last 3 Starts2.841.3162-13196.36615210162-1+11-2
FRANCISCO LIRIANO - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/17/2013at CINCINNATI1-4+1108Loss,UnderL6225226LEAKE(R)
6/12/2013SAN FRANCISCO12-8-2007.5Win,OverW6448032ZITO(L)
6/7/2013at CHICAGO CUBS2-0-1157Win,UnderW7002058WOOD(L)

JEROME WILLIAMS recent results and season statistics
JEROME WILLIAMS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games3.141.1445-21871.7-28256471847---
All Starts3.481.2054-27446.3171741612324-3-14-3
Home Starts3.201.0261-2425.36.3991848211-3-43-1
Last 3 Starts3.791.3162-13196.3881936142-1-0.41-2
JEROME WILLIAMS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/12/2013at BALTIMORE9-5+1009.5Win,OverW6449214HAMMEL(R)
6/1/2013HOUSTON0-2-2358.5Loss,UnderL7223136NORRIS(R)
5/26/2013at KANSAS CITY5-2-1159Win,UnderW6227024DAVIS(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
PITTSBURGH is 1-0 (+1.5 Units) against LA ANGELS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.0 Units)
Games this season
PITTSBURGH is 1-0 (+1.5 Units) against LA ANGELS this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

All games at LA ANGELS over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 1-0 (+1.5 Units) against LA ANGELS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+1.0 Units)
Games played at LA ANGELS this season.
PITTSBURGH is 1-0 (+1.5 Units) against LA ANGELS this season
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+1.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
6/21/2013PITTSBURGH5+150  112180COLE(R)W6.3241
 LA ANGELS2-1607.5 evUnder41030WEAVER(R)L6490
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
FRANCISCO LIRIANO vs. LA ANGELS since 1997
LIRIANO is 1-4 when starting against LA ANGELS with an ERA of 6.63 and a WHIP of 1.637.
His team's record is 3-4 (-0.7 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-4. (-2.4 units)
FRANCISCO LIRIANO recent starts vs. LA ANGELS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/5/2012LA ANGELS4-2+10510Win,Under 5114014HAREN(R)
5/7/2012LA ANGELS3-8+1557.5Loss,OverL5445134WEAVER(R)
5/1/2012at LA ANGELS0-4+1508.5Loss,UnderL5.3447235WILLIAMS(R)

JEROME WILLIAMS vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
WILLIAMS is 1-2 when starting against PITTSBURGH with an ERA of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.417.
His team's record is 2-2 (-0.4 units) in these starts. The OVER is 2-2. (+0.0 units)
JEROME WILLIAMS recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/15/2006at PITTSBURGH1-2+1059Loss,UnderL6214043DUKE(L)
9/4/2005at PITTSBURGH2-0-1109Win,UnderW7.3004025WELLS(R)
5/16/2004PITTSBURGH1-8-1358Loss,OverL5.3559207WELLS(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 PITTSBURGH games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1042, 1.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (173-163, -12.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA ANGELS games 49.1% of the time since 1997. (1054-1094, -175.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LA ANGELS games 53.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (177-152, +1.5 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 PITTSBURGH games 50.2% of the time since 1997. (809-802, -107.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 49% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (101-105, -15.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA ANGELS games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (838-826, -100.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LA ANGELS games 50.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (116-112, -7.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
PITTSBURGH
[2B] 03/31/2013 - Chase d'Arnaud 60-day DL (3/20) ( Thumb )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jeff Karstens 60-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 05/08/2013 - James McDonald 15-day DL (5/1) ( Back )
[RF] 05/27/2013 - Jose Tabata 15-day DL (5/25) ( Oblique )
[P] 05/29/2013 - Jose Contreras 15-day DL (5/28) ( Back )
[P] 06/02/2013 - Jeanmar Gomez 15-day DL (6/3) ( Forearm )
[P] 06/11/2013 - Wandy Rodriguez 15-day DL (6/6) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Jared Hughes 15-day DL (6/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/13/2013 - A.J. Burnett 15-day DL (6/9) ( Calf )
LA ANGELS
[P] 03/31/2013 - Andrew Taylor 60-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Ryan Madson 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/29/2013 - Sean Burnett 15-day DL (5/27) ( Forearm )
[P] 06/12/2013 - Robert Coello 15-day DL (6/10) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/21/2013 - Jason Vargas 15-day DL (6/18) ( Blood Clot )
[RF] 06/21/2013 - Josh Hamilton is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday and Sunday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates ( Wrist )
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