MLB Matchups  >>  Kansas City vs. Houston Matchup 05/22/2013

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05/22/2013 | Grass of Minute Maid Park
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RECENT FORMS
TEAM RECORD MONEY vsLHP vsRHP FAVE DOG OU RUN DIFF
KC 21-21 -3600 4-9 17-12 10-9 11-12 18-23-1 3.95
HOU 13-33 -112800 4-8 9-25 1-1 12-32 29-15-2 5.93
SMART CHART
KC   TEAM   HOU
4.36   RUNS   3.96
3.95   RUNS AGNST   5.93
0.40   DIFF   -1.98
-36.00   MONEY   -1128.00
3.59   TEAM ERA   5.49
9.21   OFF HITS   8.28
2.52   OFF WALKS   2.80
6.79   OFF Ks   9.67
8.52   DEF HITS   10.39
2.67   DEF WALKS   3.85
7.43   DEF Ks   6.37
UPDATED ODDS
Date Teams Opening JustBet Betfair Bet365 LADBROKES Pinnacle WilliamHill BookMaker DSI 5Dimes TopBet Intertops Bovada BETONLINE
05/22/2013
08:10 PM
Kansas City
Houston
-181
+171
-220
+185
-208
+185
-208
+175
-207
+190
-200
+170
-215
+190
-215
+190
-210
+190
-220
+185
-210
+185
-220
+190
-207
+192
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
James Shields (R) ERA: 246 W/L: 2-4
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
05/06/2013 CHW L 1-2 U 8 -132
05/11/2013 NYY L 2-3 U 8 -160
05/17/2013 OAK L 1-2 U 8 -108
Jordan Lyles (R) ERA: 663 W/L: 1-1
DATE OPP W/L SCORE OU IP $
05/07/2013 LAA W 7-6 O 5 159
05/12/2013 TEX L 7-12 O 4 -100
05/17/2013 PIT L 4-5 O 5 -100
BULLPENS
Houston Astros's relievers have pitched 6⅓ innings in the last 3 games. Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 9 innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
Kansas City
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Salvador Perez C Day-to-Day (hip)
Jarrod Dyson OF 15-Day Disabled List
Felipe Paulino P 60-Day Disabled List
Danny Duffy P 15-Day Disabled List
Houston
PLAYER POS DESCRIPTION
Alex White P 60-Day Disabled List
Bud Norris P Day-to-Day (back)
Josh Fields P 15-Day Disabled List
Justin Maxwell OF 15-Day Disabled List
Ronny Cedeno SS Day-to-Day (illness)
BETTING TRENDS
Kansas City
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 15 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Houston
Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Houston's last 21 games
HEAD TO HEAD SUMMARY
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS WINNER HOMELINE TOTAL OU AWAY STARTER HOME STARTER
06/24/2009 KC 4 HOU 3 KC -165 8 U L Hochevar R Oswalt
06/25/2009 KC 4 HOU 5 HOU -110 9 P B Bannister B Moehler
06/15/2010 HOU 7 KC 15 KC -120 9 O F Paulino K Davies
06/16/2010 HOU 4 KC 2 HOU 105 8 U R Oswalt B Chen
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
05/21/2013 KC 7 HOU 3 KC 120 9 O W Davis B Norris
05/20/2013 KC 5 HOU 6 HOU 141 9 O J Guthrie D Keuchel
06/20/2012 KC 2 HOU 1 KC 112 8 U B Chen J Lyles
PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
James Shields VS. Houston Astros
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
06/24/2011 5-1 TB 9 3 1 1 1 9 W
Jordan Lyles VS. Kansas City Royals
DATE RUNS WINNER INNINGS PITCHED HITS RUNS EARNED RUNS WALKS KS DECISIONs
06/20/2012 2-1 KC 7 3 2 2 0 4 L
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
Kansas City
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
05/17/2013 1 at OAK 2 L -102 7 J Shields 8 J Parker
05/18/2013 1 at OAK 2 L -139 7 E Santana 7 T Milone
05/19/2013 3 at OAK 4 L -168 8 L Mendoza 6 A Griffin
05/20/2013 5 at HOU 6 L 141 9 J Guthrie 5 D Keuchel
05/21/2013 7 at HOU 3 W 120 9 W Davis 5 B Norris
Houston
DATE RUNS OPPONENT RUNS RESULT MONEY LINE TOTAL STARTER IP OPP STARTER
05/17/2013 4 at PIT 5 L -186 J Lyles 5 J Gomez
05/18/2013 4 at PIT 2 W -260 E Bedard 6 A Burnett
05/19/2013 0 at PIT 1 L -173 L Harrell 7 J Locke
05/20/2013 6 KC 5 W 141 9 D Keuchel 7 J Guthrie
05/21/2013 3 KC 7 L 120 9 B Norris 6 W Davis
SUPERGRID
    RANK   RANK
Houston's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed 5.86 15 4.25 6
Houston's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense 3.83 12 3.83 3
Houston's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense 3.96 13 3.95 3
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Houston's Home ERA Allowed 3.63 4 3.45 15
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Houston's Overall Defense 4.36 10 5.93 15
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Houston's Home Defense 4.58 7 6.67 15
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
Royals
Royals have allowed the third fewest runs in the league at 4.0 runs per game.
Royals are third best in the league in times striking out with 6.8 per game.
Royals are second worst in the league in free passes at 2.5 per game.
Royals are third in the league in hits at 9.2 per game.
Astros
Astros strike out the second least opponents in the league with 6.4 per game.
Astros give up the most free passes in the league allowing 3.8 per game.
Astros have the worst hits allowed in the league, allowing 10.4 per game.
Astros are the easiest team to score on in the league, giving up 5.9 runs per game.
Astros strike out more than any team in the league with 9.7 per game.
Astros are the third lowest scoring team in the league at 4.0 runs per game.
TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs NL 3-2 0-0 3-2 0-0 3-2 3-2 2-1 1-1
vs AL 18-19 10-8 8-11 10-9 8-10 15-21-1 2-8 16-11
Last 10 3-7 0-2 3-5 1-3 2-4 4-6 0-4 3-3
vs Div 9-6 7-3 2-3 7-3 2-3 6-8-1 2-2 7-4
Overall 21-21 10-8 11-13 10-9 11-12 18-23-1 4-9 17-12
SU HOME AWAY FAVE DOG OU vsLHP vsRHP
vs NL 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-1 1-1
vs Div 8-16 5-10 3-6 1-0 7-16 15-9 3-5 5-11
Last 10 3-7 1-3 2-4 0-0 3-7 7-3 0-1 3-6
vs AL 12-31 7-17 5-14 1-1 11-30 28-13-2 4-7 8-24
Overall 13-33 7-17 6-16 1-1 12-32 29-15-2 4-8 9-25