MLB Matchups  >>  Kansas City vs. Detroit Matchup 06/17/2014

37-32
06/17/2014 | Grass of Comerica Park
36-30
RECENT FORMS
TEAM RECORD MONEY vsLHP vsRHP FAVE DOG OU RUN DIFF
KC 37-32 4900 10-8 27-24 22-15 15-17 33-32-4 4.04
DET 36-30 -62500 12-8 24-22 25-25 10-5 33-29-3 4.47
SMART CHART
KC   TEAM   DET
4.20   RUNS   4.55
4.04   RUNS AGNST   4.47
0.16   DIFF   0.08
49.00   MONEY   -625.00
3.74   TEAM ERA   4.13
8.96   OFF HITS   9.45
2.57   OFF WALKS   2.73
5.71   OFF Ks   6.64
8.77   DEF HITS   8.88
2.91   DEF WALKS   3.11
7.30   DEF Ks   7.67
UPDATED ODDS
Date Teams Opening JustBet Betfair Bet365 LADBROKES Pinnacle WilliamHill BookMaker DSI 5Dimes TopBet Intertops Bovada BETONLINE
06/17/2014
07:08 PM
Kansas City
Detroit
+159
-169
+140
-155
+135
-152
+130
-154
+134
-145
+135
-154
+134
-149
+134
-149
+137
-147
+140
-155
+135
-150
+139
-154
+136
-146
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
Yordano Ventura (R) ERA: 320 W/L: 4-5
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
05/26/2014 HOU L 2-9 O 3 -185
06/05/2014 STL W 3-2 U 6 100
06/11/2014 CLE W 4-1 U 7 100
Max Scherzer (R) ERA: 305 W/L: 8-2
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
06/01/2014 SEA L 0-4 U 7 -153
06/07/2014 BOS W 8-6 O 7 100
06/12/2014 CHW W 4-0 U 9 107
BULLPENS
Detroit Tigers's relievers have pitched 7⅔ innings in the last 3 games. Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 7 innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
Kansas City
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Danny Valencia 3B 15-Day Disabled List
Luke Hochevar P 15-Day Disabled List
Bruce Chen P 15-Day Disabled List
Detroit
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Bruce Rondon P 60-Day Disabled List
Luke Putkonen P 15-Day Disabled List
Jose Iglesias SS 60-Day Disabled List
Torii Hunter OF Day-to-Day (hamstring)
Andy Dirks OF 60-Day Disabled List
Joel Hanrahan P 15-Day Disabled List
BETTING TRENDS
Kansas City
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 14 games at home
Detroit is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit's last 25 games
Detroit is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
HEAD TO HEAD SUMMARY
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS WINNER HOMELINE TOTAL OU AWAY STARTER HOME STARTER
09/08/2013 DET 2 KC 5 KC 107 8 U D Fister B Chen
09/13/2013 KC 3 DET 6 DET -162 7 O B Chen J Verlander
09/14/2013 KC 1 DET 0 KC -126 7 U E Santana D Fister
09/15/2013 KC 2 DET 3 DET -188 8 U J Guthrie M Scherzer
03/31/2014 KC 3 DET 4 DET -149 7 P J Shields J Verlander
04/02/2014 KC 1 DET 2 DET -184 7 U J Vargas M Scherzer
05/02/2014 DET 8 KC 2 DET -135 7 O R Porcello J Shields
05/03/2014 DET 9 KC 2 DET 100 8 O D Smyly D Duffy
05/04/2014 DET 9 KC 4 DET 116 8 O J Verlander J Vargas
06/16/2014 KC 11 DET 8 KC -140 8 O J Vargas J Verlander
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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Max Scherzer VS. Kansas City Royals
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
04/24/2013 7-5 DET 5 7 5 5 3 6 W
06/11/2013 3-2 DET 7 3 2 2 2 6 W
09/15/2013 3-2 DET 7 5 1 1 1 12 ND
08/18/2013 6-3 DET 8 5 2 2 0 4 W
04/02/2014 2-1 DET 8 4 0 0 1 7 ND
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
Kansas City
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
06/11/2014 4 CLE 1 W -115 Y Ventura 7 T Bauer
06/13/2014 7 at CHW 2 W -129 J Guthrie 6 J Quintana
06/14/2014 9 at CHW 1 W 120 D Duffy 7 H Noesi
06/15/2014 6 at CHW 3 W 141 8 J Shields 6 A Rienzo
06/16/2014 11 at DET 8 W -140 J Vargas 7 J Verlander
Detroit
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
06/12/2014 4 at CHW 0 W -117 7 M Scherzer 9 C Sale
06/13/2014 0 MIN 2 L -156 9 D Smyly 6 K Gibson
06/14/2014 12 MIN 9 W -197 A Sanchez 6 S Deduno
06/15/2014 4 MIN 3 W -143 9 R Porcello 7 R Nolasco
06/16/2014 8 KC 11 L -140 J Verlander 6 J Vargas
SUPERGRID
    RANK   RANK
Detroit's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense 4.60 4 3.80 4
Detroit's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense 4.55 4 4.04 3
Detroit's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed 4.42 11 3.67 12
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Detroit's Home Defense 4.60 5 4.91 13
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Detroit's Home ERA Allowed 3.35 3 4.59 3
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Detroit's Overall Defense 4.20 8 4.47 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.
Tigers
Tigers are the second highest scoring team in the league at 4.9 runs per game.
Tigers lead the league in K's with 8.8 per game.
Tigers have the second stingiest defence in the league at 3.9 runs per game.
Tigers are third best in the league in times striking out with 6.6 per game.
Tigers lead the league in hits with 10.0 per game.
TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs AL 30-30 15-15 15-15 19-14 11-16 30-27-3 7-7 23-23
vs NL 7-2 3-1 4-1 3-1 4-1 3-5-1 3-1 4-1
Last 10 9-1 5-1 4-0 6-0 3-1 6-4 1-0 8-1
Overall 37-32 18-16 19-16 22-15 15-17 33-32-4 10-8 27-24
vs Div 12-15 7-7 5-8 8-8 4-7 17-9-1 3-2 9-13
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs NL 2-3 0-0 2-3 2-2 0-1 2-3 0-0 2-3
vs AL 34-27 18-17 16-10 23-23 10-4 31-26-3 12-8 22-19
Last 10 5-5 4-3 1-2 4-5 1-0 6-3-1 2-2 3-3
vs Div 15-13 8-7 7-6 13-12 2-1 15-11-2 7-3 8-10
Overall 36-30 18-17 18-13 25-25 10-5 33-29-3 12-8 24-22