MLB Matchups  >>  Kansas City vs. Minnesota Matchup 08/15/2014

66-54
08/15/2014 | Grass of Target Field
54-65
RECENT FORMS
TEAM RECORD MONEY vsLHP vsRHP FAVE DOG OU RUN DIFF
KC 66-54 57400 18-17 48-37 41-25 25-29 54-61-5 3.86
MIN 54-65 17100 17-21 37-44 13-10 41-55 57-57-5 4.51
SMART CHART
KC   TEAM   MIN
4.07   RUNS   4.20
3.86   RUNS AGNST   4.51
0.21   DIFF   -0.31
574.00   MONEY   171.00
3.57   TEAM ERA   4.34
9.02   OFF HITS   8.51
2.29   OFF WALKS   3.48
5.94   OFF Ks   8.19
8.65   DEF HITS   9.51
2.79   DEF WALKS   2.55
7.29   DEF Ks   6.26
UPDATED ODDS
Date Teams Opening JustBet Betfair Bet365 LADBROKES Pinnacle WilliamHill BookMaker DSI 5Dimes TopBet Intertops Bovada BETONLINE
08/15/2014
08:10 PM
Kansas City
Minnesota
-144
+134
-153
+138
-145
+133
-149
+125
-143
+132
-145
+125
-142
+127
-142
+127
-142
+132
-153
+138
-145
+133
-152
+137
-145
+135
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
Danny Duffy (L) ERA: 260 W/L: 6-9
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
07/30/2014 MIN W 3-2 U 6 100
08/05/2014 ARI W 12-2 O 5 100
08/10/2014 SF W 7-4 O 7 100
Ricky Nolasco (R) ERA: 590 W/L: 5-7
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
06/26/2014 LAA L 4-6 O 6 -100
07/01/2014 KC W 10-2 O 6 130
07/06/2014 NYY L 7-9 O 2 -100
BULLPENS
Minnesota Twins's relievers have pitched 8 innings in the last 3 games. Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 7⅓ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
Kansas City
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Eric Hosmer 1B 15-Day Disabled List
Scott Downs P 15-Day Disabled List
Luke Hochevar P 15-Day Disabled List
Minnesota
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Mike Pelfrey P 60-Day Disabled List
Jason Bartlett SS 15-Day Disabled List
BETTING TRENDS
Kansas City
Kansas City is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games on the road
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
HEAD TO HEAD SUMMARY
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS WINNER HOMELINE TOTAL OU AWAY STARTER HOME STARTER
07/31/2014 MIN 3 KC 6 KC -210 7 O K Correia Y Ventura
04/13/2014 KC 3 MIN 4 MIN 109 8 U J Vargas K Correia
04/18/2014 MIN 0 KC 5 KC -143 7 U R Nolasco J Vargas
04/19/2014 MIN 4 KC 5 KC -140 8 O K Correia B Chen
04/20/2014 MIN 8 KC 3 MIN -171 8 O P Hughes Y Ventura
06/30/2014 KC 6 MIN 1 KC 125 8 U D Duffy Y Pino
07/01/2014 KC 2 MIN 10 MIN 130 7 O J Shields R Nolasco
07/02/2014 KC 4 MIN 0 KC 128 8 U J Vargas K Correia
07/29/2014 MIN 2 KC 1 MIN -205 7 U K Gibson J Shields
07/30/2014 MIN 2 KC 3 KC -152 7 U P Hughes D Duffy
PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
Danny Duffy VS. Minnesota Twins
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
06/03/2011 5-2 MIN 5 7 3 3 3 3 L
08/07/2013 5-2 KC 4 6 2 2 2 7 ND
08/28/2013 8-1 KC 7 5 0 0 0 7 W
06/30/2014 6-1 KC 6 4 1 1 2 3 W
07/30/2014 3-2 KC 6 4 1 1 6 4 ND
Ricky Nolasco VS. Kansas City Royals
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
04/18/2014 5-0 KC 6 11 5 5 0 3 L
04/12/2014 7-1 MIN 8 5 1 1 1 4 W
07/01/2014 10-2 MIN 6 8 1 1 0 3 W
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
Kansas City
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
08/10/2014 7 SF 4 W -153 D Duffy 7 T Lincecum
08/11/2014 3 OAK 2 W -107 7 Y Ventura 6 S Gray
08/13/2014 3 OAK 0 W -102 7 J Vargas 9 S Kazmir
08/12/2014 3 OAK 11 L 132 7 J Guthrie 5 J Lester
08/14/2014 7 OAK 3 W -111 7 J Shields 6 J Samardzija
Minnesota
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
08/09/2014 4 at OAK 9 L -250 T May 2 J Samardzija
08/10/2014 6 at OAK 1 W -173 P Hughes 7 J Hammel
08/11/2014 4 at HOU 2 W 100 T Milone 6 B Peacock
08/13/2014 3 at HOU 1 W -102 8 K Gibson 8 B Oberholtzer
08/12/2014 4 at HOU 10 L -140 Y Pino 4 C McHugh
SUPERGRID
    RANK   RANK
Minnesota's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense 4.13 8 3.49 2
Minnesota's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed 4.39 14 3.73 12
Minnesota's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense 4.20 8 3.86 4
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Minnesota's Home ERA Allowed 3.16 2 3.71 11
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Minnesota's Home Defense 4.36 6 4.78 13
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Minnesota's Overall Defense 4.07 9 4.51 12
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
Royals
Royals strike out less than any team in the league with 6.5 per game.
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.
Twins
Twins trail the league in K's with 6.1 per game.
Twins are the third best in base on balls allowed, allowing 2.8 per game.
Twins have the worst hits allowed in the league, allowing 9.8 per game.
Twins have the second weakest defence in the league at 4.9 runs per game.
Twins are second worst in K's per game with 8.8.
Twins are the third 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 NL 14-4 7-3 7-1 10-2 4-2 7-10-1 6-2 8-2
vs AL 52-50 26-25 26-25 31-23 21-27 47-51-4 12-15 40-35
Last 10 9-1 6-1 3-0 9-0 0-1 4-6 4-1 5-0
vs Div 25-25 13-12 12-13 16-13 9-12 26-23-1 5-5 20-20
Overall 66-54 33-28 33-26 41-25 25-29 54-61-5 18-17 48-37
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs NL 7-10 2-5 5-5 1-2 6-8 11-6 2-2 5-8
vs AL 47-55 23-25 24-30 12-8 35-47 46-51-5 15-19 32-36
Last 10 5-5 1-1 4-4 2-1 3-4 5-5 2-2 3-3
Overall 54-65 25-30 29-35 13-10 41-55 57-57-5 17-21 37-44
vs Div 23-21 12-7 11-14 5-2 18-19 22-21-1 8-9 15-12