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Matchup Reports

Saturday at 7:15 PM
NY METS (40-49) AT PITTSBURGH (55-36) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
955: NY METS
956: PITTSBURGH
7.5
-168
40-49
55-36
49-36-4
39-50-2
4.2 / 4.5
3.9 / 3.4
(R) C TORRES
(R) A BURNETT
0-0
4-6
0.00
3.05
0.00
1.12
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy   Temperature: 57.0 °
Humidity: 30   Wind: Southwest at 11.5 MPH (10 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
NY METSTORRES +170 
PITTSBURGHBURNETT-170 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
NY METS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games40-49-7.8191-222-21.61377-1338-61.449-36221-1721288-1289
as a road underdog of +150 to +1756-5+5.225-27+14.661-96+2.95-525-2470-81
in road games23-22+7.6104-103+28.8646-709-3.326-16118-77654-627
in July games7-4+428-35-4.8220-213+2.19-237-25205-211
when playing on Saturday3-10-8.929-37-7.5226-212+1.98-434-27201-213
in games played on a grass field40-49-7.8187-220-25.11281-1246-62.549-36216-1711194-1202
in night games24-28-0.5116-144-20.7887-879-62.430-20140-107821-848
against right-handed starters21-35-16.9133-148-11.61008-972-41.631-23149-120931-957
after a loss23-25-2.498-121-20.8668-654-11.524-20110-93600-648
when playing against a team with a winning record17-23-1.780-116-17.2628-730-51.420-18105-83630-661
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season0-2-224-53-23.3312-390-50.61-142-34326-346

PITTSBURGH team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games55-36+24.2206-209+20.81170-1507-109.539-50186-2111254-1290
as a home favorite of -150 to -1752-2-16-7-4.934-38-25.90-44-929-40
in home games31-17+12112-98+7.5664-675+1618-2988-116629-646
in July games4-6-3.433-28+4198-229-11.63-726-33196-209
when playing on Saturday8-6+138-29+12.2201-229+2.85-925-39210-200
in games played on a grass field55-36+24.2204-208+19.2955-1274-103.939-50185-2091024-1091
in night games34-22+13130-138+3.2799-994-46.220-35113-144825-874
against right-handed starters45-27+24.2151-159+15.2871-1122-71.628-42137-158947-941
after a win31-23+10.696-108-5.3519-653-52.826-2794-99549-567
when playing against a team with a losing record33-13+21109-99+4.8546-638-69.717-2892-108563-565
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season3-4-2.439-59-30.3283-346-60.13-448-45307-294
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.
NY METS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/29/2013GEE(R)WASHINGTONJORDAN(R)5-1W-1108 ovU9100773
6/30/2013WHEELER(R)WASHINGTONGONZALEZ(L)2-13L+1257 ovO5501350
7/1/2013MARCUM(R)ARIZONAMILEY(L)5-4W+1107.5 evO1620011111
7/2/2013HEFNER(R)ARIZONACORBIN(L)9-1W+1307 ovO1230680
7/3/2013HARVEY(R)ARIZONADELGADO(R)3-5L-1806.5 ovO105110100
7/4/2013GEE(R)ARIZONAKENNEDY(R)4-5L+1057.5 ovO1014117130
7/5/2013WHEELER(R)@ MILWAUKEEHELLWEG(R)12-5W1159 unO141311283
7/6/2013MARCUM(R)@ MILWAUKEEGALLARDO(R)6-7L1358.5 ovO10921290
7/7/2013HEFNER(R)@ MILWAUKEEGORZELANNY(L)2-1W1209 unU1190352
7/8/2013HARVEY(R)@ SAN FRANCISCOLINCECUM(R)4-3W-1106.5 unO97014182
7/9/2013GEE(R)@ SAN FRANCISCOZITO(L)10-6W1207.5 unO128213110
7/10/2013WHEELER(R)@ SAN FRANCISCOCAIN(R)7-2W1827.5 unO880672
7/12/2013HEFNER(R)@ PITTSBURGHMORTON(R)2-3L1357.5 unU970680
7/13/2013TORRES(R)@ PITTSBURGHBURNETT(R) 
7/14/2013GEE(R)@ PITTSBURGHLOCKE(L) 
7/19/2013 PHILADELPHIA  
7/20/2013 PHILADELPHIA  

PITTSBURGH - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/29/2013LIRIANO(L)MILWAUKEEHAND(R)2-1W-2057.5 ovU630770
6/30/2013MORTON(R)MILWAUKEELOHSE(R)2-1W-1408 unU8122440
7/2/2013CUMPTON(R)PHILADELPHIAPETTIBONE(R)1-3L-1508.5 evU692961
7/3/2013LOCKE(L)PHILADELPHIALANNAN(L)6-5W-1908 unO131021190
7/4/2013COLE(R)PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L)4-6L-1307.5 unO9411491
7/5/2013LIRIANO(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSSAMARDZIJA(R)6-2W-1357.5 unO13130440
7/6/2013MORTON(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSJACKSON(R)1-4L-1159 unU551760
7/7/2013BURNETT(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSVILLANUEVA(R)3-4L-1459 ovU992871
7/8/2013LOCKE(L)OAKLANDCOLON(R)1-2L+1057.5 unU9100331
7/9/2013COLE(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)1-2L-1057.5 unU340540
7/10/2013LIRIANO(L)OAKLANDMILONE(L)5-0W-1407 evU1291551
7/12/2013MORTON(R)NY METSHEFNER(R)3-2W-1457.5 unU680970
7/13/2013BURNETT(R)NY METSTORRES(R) 
7/14/2013LOCKE(L)NY METSGEE(R) 
7/19/2013 @ CINCINNATI  
7/20/2013 @ CINCINNATI  
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.
NY METS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games40-49-7.849-364.20.2340.2994.50.2600.319
Road Games23-22+7.626-164.80.2480.3074.60.2680.329
vs Right-handed Starters21-35-16.931-234.10.2300.2904.50.2680.325
Past 7 Games5-2+4.45-26.10.2620.3443.90.2500.320
Grass Games40-49-7.849-364.20.2340.2994.50.2600.319
Night Games24-28-0.530-204.40.2400.3034.20.2490.307
NY METS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.20.2340.299893114730256870.033532857784862361567541
Road Games4.80.2480.307451607399137470.032031363812829642314031
Righty Starters4.10.2300.290561984456157550.032191684903439236374623
NY METS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.021.367297.71491332992910822416-18181064.3%
Road Games3.791.370142.369601421253996-815575%

PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games55-36+24.239-503.90.2420.3003.40.2250.294
Home Games31-17+1218-293.70.2450.3033.00.2200.282
vs Right-handed Starters45-27+24.228-423.80.2390.2983.20.2200.288
Past 7 Games3-4-1.61-62.90.2340.3072.30.1830.250
Grass Games55-36+24.239-503.90.2420.3003.40.2250.294
Night Games34-22+1320-353.70.2400.2973.20.2310.296
PITTSBURGH - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.90.2420.300913085746257880.033332577636563167657756
Home Games3.70.2450.303481597391124380.021681333693433637354126
Righty Starters3.80.2390.298722418577199670.032572066055549353526445
PITTSBURGH - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.821.111322.31011012492810928820-1133978.6%
Home Games2.201.013175.6434312475416211-418481.8%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
CAROLS TORRES recent results and season statistics
CAROLS TORRES - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Road Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
CAROLS TORRES - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/3/2010at DETROIT1-7+1059Loss,UnderL6559054BONDERMAN(R)
9/30/2009at CLEVELAND1-5+1159.5Loss,UnderL6556144HERNANDEZ(R)
9/8/2009OAKLAND3-11-1509.5Loss,OverL0.7554211TOMKO(R)

A.J. BURNETT recent results and season statistics
A.J. BURNETT - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.051.1244-61594.36.33432698371026-9-5.85-10
Home Starts2.731.0252-3852.76.6171637417614-4-2.22-6
Last 3 Starts4.421.2551-1318.36.11091548131-2-1.42-1
A.J. BURNETT - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/7/2013at CHICAGO CUBS3-4-1459Loss,Under 5213023VILLANUEVA(R)
6/8/2013at CHICAGO CUBS6-2+1007Win,OverW8.3224135SAMARDZIJA(R)
6/3/2013at ATLANTA2-7+1157Loss,OverL5668335MEDLEN(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 10-10 (+0.5 Units) against NY METS over the last 3 seasons
9 of 19 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-1.4 Units, Under=-0.4 Units)
Games this season
PITTSBURGH is 4-1 (+4.0 Units) against NY METS this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+0.8 Units)

All games at PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
NY METS is 4-4 (+0.0 Units) against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
6 of 8 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.5 Units)
Games played at PITTSBURGH this season.
PITTSBURGH is 1-0 (+1.0 Units) against NY METS 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
7/12/2013NY METS2+135 Under91070HEFNER(R) 7230
 PITTSBURGH3-1457.5 unWin61180MORTON(R) 7261
5/12/2013PITTSBURGH3+190  71090GOMEZ(R) 5121
 NY METS2-2107 unUnder41461HARVEY(R) 7252
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
CAROLS TORRES vs. PITTSBURGH since 1997
No recent starts.
CAROLS TORRES recent starts vs. PITTSBURGH
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

A.J. BURNETT vs. NY METS since 1997
BURNETT is 5-6 when starting against NY METS with an ERA of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.109.
His team's record is 8-11 (-5.6 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 10-9. (+0.2 units)
A.J. BURNETT recent starts vs. NY METS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/21/2011NY METS7-3-1959Win,OverW6.3336034CAPUANO(L)
6/27/2009at NY METS5-0-1659Win,UnderW70010310REDDING(R)
6/14/2009NY METS15-0-1159Win,OverW7004048SANTANA(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 NY METS in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in NY METS games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1083, -104.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in NY METS games 50.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (173-170, -29.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52.3% of the time since 1997. (1148-1047, +4.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 52.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (183-168, -9.0 units)
Edge=PITTSBURGH
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in NY METS games 51.6% of the time since 1997. (874-819, -59.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in NY METS games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (109-111, -14.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.3% of the time since 1997. (818-809, -106.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (110-112, -14.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
NY METS
[P] 06/21/2013 - Jon Niese 15-day DL (6/21) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Francisco 60-day DL (4/1) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/13/2013 - Jenrry Mejia 60-day DL (5/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/14/2013 - Jeurys Familia 60-day DL (5/9) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/29/2013 - Johan Santana 60-day DL (3/22), out for season ( Shoulder )
[2B] 06/18/2013 - Justin Turner 15-day DL (6/17) ( Ribs )
[LF] 06/22/2013 - Lucas Duda 15-day DL (6/22) ( Side )
[SS] 05/30/2013 - Ruben Tejada 15-day DL (5/29) ( Quad )
[P] 06/20/2013 - Scott Atchison 15-day DL (6/19) ( Groin )
[P] 07/10/2013 - Matt Harvey expected to miss next scheduled start Saturday vs. Pittsburgh Pirates ( Finger )
[P] 07/09/2013 - Shaun Marcum out for season ( Hand )
PITTSBURGH
[P] 07/12/2013 - James McDonald 60-day DL (5/1) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/08/2013 - Jared Hughes 15-day DL (6/6) ( Shoulder )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Jeff Karstens 60-day DL (3/22) ( Shoulder )
[P] 06/11/2013 - Wandy Rodriguez 15-day DL (6/6) ( Forearm )
[P] 05/29/2013 - Jose Contreras 15-day DL (5/28) ( Back )
[2B] 07/09/2013 - Neil Walker 15-day DL (7/6) ( Side )
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