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WASHINGTON (52-54) AT DETROIT (59-45) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
975: WASHINGTON
976: DETROIT
7.5
-144
52-54
59-45
50-51-5
56-44-4
3.8 / 4.0
5.1 / 4.0
(L) G GONZALEZ
(R) J VERLANDER
7-3
10-8
2.97
3.99
1.19
1.41
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Light Rain   Temperature: 43.0 °
Humidity: 74   Wind: Southwest at 6.9 MPH (6 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
WASHINGTONGONZALEZ +161 
DETROITVERLANDER-161 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
WASHINGTON team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games52-54-13.4232-203+17.91224-1478-88.850-51208-2051254-1317
as a road underdog of +125 to +1505-9-2.124-36-3.2157-237-20.42-1022-32183-189
in road games21-29-7.9106-109+9.8542-807-7622-2699-104606-673
in July games11-14-8.939-38-9.5187-259-63.311-1435-40206-219
when playing on Wednesday10-6+3.839-29+11.8194-220+23-1326-39198-190
in an inter-league game9-6+1.927-21+6.3144-151+15.68-722-23134-145
in day games20-20-6.481-73-0.2388-455-17.922-1575-70381-417
in games played on a grass field52-54-13.4229-203+14840-1064-62.950-51207-204856-952
against right-handed starters38-40-12.8170-152+9.6889-1100-93.439-36160-144909-982
when playing against a team with a winning record22-26-5.4109-96+21542-771-67.821-24104-91624-628
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season1-5-5.142-38+7265-406-48.33-342-35317-323

DETROIT team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games59-45-8.2255-199-2.51288-1449-15156-44221-2061274-1332
as a home favorite of -125 to -1504-8-727-24-6.4144-136-42.79-334-15134-131
in home games32-19-2.8139-86+7.2703-662-57.530-19115-98639-658
in July games16-8+3.545-31+3.4222-229+313-835-33212-218
when playing on Wednesday6-10-10.233-35-15.7179-235-64.48-635-27179-213
in an inter-league game7-5+0.725-27-9.6160-144+15.48-427-23146-148
in day games21-22-12.5102-73+4.6457-513-70.425-1782-86445-480
in games played on a grass field55-42-8.8241-191-91182-1288-114.952-42213-1941152-1199
against left-handed starters15-13-7.977-67-14.3382-398-13.816-973-62363-383
when playing against a team with a losing record29-21-5.2118-82-2.1615-588-56.227-20105-84571-574
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season10-5+1.263-36+9.4317-305-38.89-448-43289-300
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.
WASHINGTON - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/19/2013STRASBURG(R)LA DODGERSNOLASCO(R)2-3L-1557.5 ovU960850
7/20/2013GONZALEZ(L)LA DODGERSGREINKE(R)1-3L-1357.5 unU1012111120
7/21/2013ZIMMERMANN(R)LA DODGERSKERSHAW(L)2-9L+1057 unO44015101
7/22/2013HAREN(R)PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)5-6L-1258.5 unO940860
7/23/2013JORDAN(R)PITTSBURGHCOLE(R)1-5L-1158.5 ovU3321050
7/24/2013STRASBURG(R)PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L)2-4L-1357 unU551540
7/25/2013GONZALEZ(L)PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R)9-7W-1307 unO1411012103
7/26/2013ZIMMERMANN(R)NY METSMEJIA(R)0-11L-2508 ovO8701350
7/26/2013OHLENDORF(R)NY METSHARVEY(R)2-1W+1157 ovU6318101
7/27/2013HAREN(R)NY METSGEE(R)4-1W-1358 ovU621440
7/28/2013JORDAN(R)NY METSTORRES(R)14-1W-1608 unO18408112
7/30/2013STRASBURG(R)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R) 
7/31/2013GONZALEZ(L)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
8/2/2013ZIMMERMANN(R)@ MILWAUKEEGORZELANNY(L) 
8/3/2013HAREN(R)@ MILWAUKEEHAND(R) 
8/4/2013 @ MILWAUKEE  
8/5/2013 ATLANTA  
8/6/2013 ATLANTA  
8/7/2013 ATLANTA  

DETROIT - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/19/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R)0-1L-1308.5 ovU221580
7/20/2013VERLANDER(R)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)5-6L-1808.5 ovO13112970
7/21/2013FISTER(R)@ KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R)4-1W-1108 evU1151770
7/22/2013SCHERZER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)7-3W-1207.5 evO1080513
7/23/2013PORCELLO(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)6-2W-1108.5 evU860564
7/24/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L)6-2W-1358 unP116111101
7/25/2013VERLANDER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXPEAVY(R)4-7L-1407.5 ovO5411251
7/26/2013FISTER(R)PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L)2-1W-1558 unU661450
7/27/2013SCHERZER(R)PHILADELPHIAVALDES(L)10-0W-2758.5 unO1560221
7/28/2013PORCELLO(R)PHILADELPHIAPETTIBONE(R)12-4W-2309 unO13100953
7/30/2013SANCHEZ(R)WASHINGTONSTRASBURG(R) 
7/31/2013VERLANDER(R)WASHINGTONGONZALEZ(L) 
8/2/2013FISTER(R)CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L) 
8/3/2013SCHERZER(R)CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L) 
8/4/2013 CHI WHITE SOX  
8/5/2013 @ CLEVELAND  
8/6/2013 @ CLEVELAND  
8/7/2013 @ 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.
WASHINGTON - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games52-54-13.450-513.80.2420.2994.00.2510.303
Road Games21-29-7.922-263.40.2190.2814.10.2510.303
vs Right-handed Starters38-40-12.839-363.70.2440.3004.10.2570.310
Past 7 Games4-3-0.83-44.60.2600.2934.30.2470.309
Grass Games52-54-13.450-513.80.2420.2994.00.2510.303
Day Games20-20-6.422-154.20.2520.3094.40.2600.316
Interleague9-6+1.98-74.50.2730.3213.70.2670.323
WASHINGTON - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.80.2420.29910635188512921000.033762858064966786739069
Road Games3.40.2190.281501680368145490.031631444101931342363342
Righty Starters3.70.2440.300782583631216710.032772055923548666546656
WASHINGTON - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.731.319308.71361283002410727319-14281368.3%
Road Games3.731.229142.36259134134113611-611664.7%

DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games59-45-8.256-445.10.2800.3454.00.2470.303
Home Games32-19-2.830-195.60.3010.3694.20.2500.306
vs Left-handed Starters15-13-7.916-95.20.2730.3484.60.2650.323
Past 7 Games6-1+4.64-26.70.2810.3532.70.2140.261
Grass Games55-42-8.852-425.10.2810.3474.00.2470.303
Day Games21-22-12.625-174.80.2780.3444.30.2490.316
Interleague7-5+0.78-45.20.2860.3572.70.2140.248
DETROIT - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.10.2800.345104367810303261190.0351636771929795106508481
Home Games5.60.3010.369511745526152560.032761873071138457224038
Lefty Starters5.20.2730.3482898726988350.04144115178322122192326
DETROIT - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.011.327289.3136129268271163048-1622971%
Home Games4.371.442138746713414651343-612380%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
GIO GONZALEZ recent results and season statistics
GIO GONZALEZ - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.971.1897-321130.36.24543102125313613-8+3.113-8
Road Starts2.861.1273-110636.3212044627677-3+4.66-4
Last 3 Starts1.931.3931-0318.76.2441828272-1+0.81-2
GIO GONZALEZ - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/25/2013PITTSBURGH9-7-1307Win,Over 5.73381411BURNETT(R)
7/20/2013LA DODGERS1-3-1357.5Loss,Under 60040211GREINKE(R)
7/10/2013at PHILADELPHIA5-1+1157Win,UnderW7116125LEE(L)

JUSTIN VERLANDER recent results and season statistics
JUSTIN VERLANDER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.991.40910-822137.76.36561143125113211-11-8.514-7
Home Starts3.921.4304-41064.36.4302867525575-5-6.26-3
Last 3 Starts5.781.5531-2318.76.213122029101-2-2.22-1
JUSTIN VERLANDER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/25/2013at CHI WHITE SOX4-7-1407.5Loss,OverL67711124PEAVY(R)
7/20/2013at KANSAS CITY5-6-1808.5Loss,OverL5.7658143GUTHRIE(R)
7/14/2013TEXAS5-0-1658.5Win,UnderW7001033PEREZ(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
WASHINGTON is 2-0 (+2.2 Units) against DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.0 Units)
Games this season
WASHINGTON is 2-0 (+2.2 Units) against DETROIT this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.0 Units)

All games at DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games played at DETROIT this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
GIO GONZALEZ vs. DETROIT since 1997
GONZALEZ is 1-3 when starting against DETROIT with an ERA of 5.33 and a WHIP of 1.657.
His team's record is 1-4 (-3.6 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 3-2. (+0.8 units)
GIO GONZALEZ recent starts vs. DETROIT
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/17/2011DETROIT5-3-1457.5Win,OverW7118024PORCELLO(R)
4/14/2011DETROIT0-3-1557.5Loss,Under 6002066COKE(L)
8/21/2009DETROIT2-3+1208Loss,UnderL5.7334249JACKSON(R)

JUSTIN VERLANDER vs. WASHINGTON since 1997
VERLANDER is 1-0 when starting against WASHINGTON with an ERA of 3.38 and a WHIP of 0.875.
His team's record is 1-0 (+1.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-0. (+1.1 units)
JUSTIN VERLANDER recent starts vs. WASHINGTON
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/16/2010WASHINGTON8-3-2158Win,OverW83372011HERNANDEZ(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 WASHINGTON games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1061, -39.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in WASHINGTON games 53.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (190-166, +18.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 52.5% of the time since 1997. (1140-1031, +16.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 56.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (210-159, +35.9 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 WASHINGTON games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (839-826, -98.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in WASHINGTON games 49.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (117-120, -16.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (856-842, -103.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 47.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (123-134, -28.5 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
WASHINGTON
[P] 03/31/2013 - Christian Garcia 60-day DL (3/22) ( Forearm )
[P] 07/06/2013 - Ross Detwiler 15-day DL (7/4) ( Back )
DETROIT
[P] 07/07/2013 - Darin Downs 15-day DL (7/6) ( Rotator Cuff )
[P] 04/23/2013 - Octavio Dotel 60-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
[2B] 07/10/2013 - Omar Infante 15-day DL (7/4) ( Ankle )
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