MLB Matchups  >>  Kansas City vs. Houston Matchup 04/15/2014

04/15/2014 | Grass of Minute Maid Park
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RECENT FORMS
TEAM RECORD MONEY vsLHP vsRHP FAVE DOG OU RUN DIFF
KC 4-7 -39800 2-1 2-6 3-4 1-3 4-6-1 4.18
HOU 5-8 -2900 1-4 4-4 0-0 5-8 6-7 4.54
SMART CHART
KC   TEAM   HOU
2.91   RUNS   2.92
4.18   RUNS AGNST   4.54
-1.27   DIFF   -1.62
-398.00   MONEY   -29.00
3.38   TEAM ERA   4.36
7.73   OFF HITS   6.00
3.00   OFF WALKS   2.85
5.27   OFF Ks   8.62
7.27   DEF HITS   8.46
3.00   DEF WALKS   4.00
7.09   DEF Ks   7.38
UPDATED ODDS
Date Teams Opening JustBet Betfair Bet365 LADBROKES Pinnacle WilliamHill BookMaker DSI 5Dimes TopBet Intertops Bovada BETONLINE
04/15/2014
08:10 PM
Kansas City
Houston
-141
+131
-180
+160
-169
+152
-175
+145
-167
+154
-161
+140
-174
+154
-174
+154
-162
+152
-180
+160
-175
+157
-169
+154
-167
+157
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
Yordano Ventura (R) ERA: 0 W/L: 0-0
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
09/23/2013 SEA W 6-5 O 6 100
09/28/2013 CHW L 5-6 O 4 -129
04/08/2014 TB L 0-1 U 6 -100
Lucas Harrell (R) ERA: 1105 W/L: 0-2
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
09/08/2013 OAK L 2-7 O 3 -100
04/04/2014 LAA L 1-11 O 3 -100
04/09/2014 TOR L 3-7 O 4 -100
BULLPENS
Houston Astros's relievers have pitched 8⅔ innings in the last 3 games. Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 7⅔ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
Kansas City
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Luke Hochevar P 15-Day Disabled List
Francisley Bueno P 15-Day Disabled List
Tim Collins P 15-Day Disabled List
Houston
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Asher Wojciechowski P 15-Day Disabled List
Alex White P 15-Day Disabled List
Scott Feldman P Bereavement List
Jesse Crain P 15-Day Disabled List
BETTING TRENDS
Kansas City
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Houston
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games at home
Houston is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
HEAD TO HEAD SUMMARY
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS WINNER HOMELINE TOTAL OU AWAY STARTER HOME STARTER
05/22/2013 KC 1 HOU 3 HOU 190 7 U J Shields J Lyles
06/17/2010 HOU 2 KC 5 KC -110 9 U B Myers A Lerew
06/18/2012 KC 7 HOU 9 HOU -112 8 O J Sanchez J Happ
06/19/2012 KC 2 HOU 0 KC -117 8 U L Hochevar Wandy Rodriguez
06/20/2012 KC 2 HOU 1 KC 112 8 U B Chen J Lyles
05/20/2013 KC 5 HOU 6 HOU 141 9 O J Guthrie D Keuchel
05/21/2013 KC 7 HOU 3 KC 120 9 O W Davis B Norris
06/07/2013 HOU 2 KC 4 KC -235 7 U J Lyles J Shields
06/08/2013 HOU 2 KC 7 KC -173 8 O E Bedard E Santana
06/09/2013 HOU 0 KC 2 KC -164 8 U L Harrell L Mendoza
PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
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DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs

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Lucas Harrell VS. Kansas City Royals
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
09/12/2010 12-6 CHW 3 9 6 6 3 1 ND
06/09/2013 2-0 KC 7 2 0 0 3 1 ND
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
Kansas City
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
04/08/2014 0 TB 1 L 110 Y Ventura 6 C Archer
04/09/2014 7 TB 3 W 108 J Guthrie 7 J Odorizzi
04/11/2014 1 at MIN 10 L 115 8 B Chen 4 K Gibson
04/12/2014 1 at MIN 7 L 131 J Shields 6 R Nolasco
04/13/2014 3 at MIN 4 L 109 8 J Vargas 7 K Correia
Houston
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
04/09/2014 3 at TOR 7 L -200 9 L Harrell 4 B Morrow
04/10/2014 6 at TOR 4 W -190 9 D Keuchel 7 R Dickey
04/12/2014 6 at TEX 5 W -174 J Cosart 7 T Scheppers
04/11/2014 0 at TEX 1 L -215 8 S Feldman 7 Y Darvish
04/13/2014 0 at TEX 1 L -161 9 B Oberholtzer 7 M Perez
SUPERGRID
    RANK   RANK
Houston's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed 5.14 14 1.57 15
Houston's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense 3.00 13 5.40 13
Houston's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense 2.92 14 4.18 8
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Houston's Home ERA Allowed 3.86 8 3.00 12
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Houston's Home Defense 1.80 15 5.14 13
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Houston's Overall Defense 2.91 15 4.54 11
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
Royals
Royals are the toughest team to score on in the league, allowing just 3.7 runs per game.
Royals have the third-lowest base on balls in the league at 2.6 per game.
Royals strike out less than any team in the league with 6.5 per game.
Astros
Astros strike out the second least opponents in the league with 6.7 per game.
Astros are second worst in the league in giving up hits, allowing 9.4 per game.
Astros give up the most free passes in the league allowing 3.8 per game.
Astros are the easiest team to score on in the league, giving up 5.2 runs per game.
Astros strike out more than any team in the league with 9.5 per game.
Astros trail the league in hits with 8.1 per game.
Astros are second lowest scoring team in the league at 3.8 runs per game.
TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs AL 4-7 4-2 0-5 3-4 1-3 4-6-1 2-1 2-6
Last 10 4-6 4-2 0-4 3-4 1-2 4-6 2-1 2-5
vs Div 2-6 2-1 0-5 2-4 0-2 3-4-1 1-1 1-5
Overall 4-7 4-2 0-5 3-4 1-3 4-6-1 2-1 2-6
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs AL 5-8 3-4 2-4 0-0 5-8 6-7 1-4 4-4
Last 10 3-7 1-3 2-4 0-0 3-7 6-4 0-4 3-3
vs Div 2-5 1-3 1-2 0-0 2-5 4-3 0-3 2-2
Overall 5-8 3-4 2-4 0-0 5-8 6-7 1-4 4-4