Pittsburgh vs. LA Dodgers,
04/06/2013 21:10 EDT,
Score: 0 - 1
Point Spread: -1½/+117 LA Dodgers
On Saturday the MLB POWER TOTAL is on the Under in the Oakland at Houston game. Rotation numbers 977/978 at 7:10 eastern. Those of you with through the years know how we attack these games on multiple fronts. Tonight we have a solid system and plenty of Indicators to back our selection. This game applies to a totals system that has cashed 15 of 17 times this season and we will play the under for road favorites like Oakland with a total this is 8 or less and coming off a road favored win by 5 or more runs while playing error free, vs an opponent off a home dog loss by 5+ runs, Like Houston, that scored 4 or less runs, while committing an error. If we insist that the road favorite is -190 or less that 15-2 system whittles down to 14-1 and averages 3.8 runs per game. Houston made a pitching change going to Bud Norris here tonight. Norris has pitched under in 3 of his last 4 home April starts and has 5 days rest for this one as he opened here against Texas on Sunday. Norris has allowed 5 earned runs in his last 25 April innings here and has pitched under in 4 of his last 5 home starts overall allowing just 6 runs in 39 innings. Oakland goes with Bartolo Colon and he has some solid April numbers as well pitching under in his last 5 April road starts while allowing just 2 earned runs in 23 innings and went under in 12 of his last 17 road starts last season. Houston is hitting just .165 vs right handed pitching so far and Oakland has gone under in 26 of 40 as a road favorite from -100 to -125. Look for this one to stay under.
On Saturday the MLB Blowout side is on the LA. Dodgers. Game 964 at 9:10 eastern.The Dodgers are 13-0 since September 08, 2004 as a 200+
favorite when they are off a win in which they never trailed
and it is not the first game of a series. They have Clayton Kershaw going and he has won his last 5 Home starts in April, including a complete game gem in their opener. The Dodgers have won 16 of 20 here at home vs the Pirates with 13 of those wins by more than 1 run. I could tell you how inconsistent Burnett could be for the Pirates. But Id rather show you. Burnett is 1-3 in his last 4 road April starts and allowed 6 runs in 3 innings in his last stat in this park and 6 runs in his start last season vs the Dodgers. The Pirates are hitting just .127 so far for the year. Look for LA To Coast here tonight