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Matchup Reports

Wednesday at 8:10 PM
CLEVELAND (45-38) AT KANSAS CITY (38-42) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
973: CLEVELAND
974: KANSAS CITY
8.5
-113
45-38
38-42
39-40-4
31-46-3
4.8 / 4.5
4.0 / 3.9
(L) S KAZMIR
(R) J GUTHRIE
4-4
7-6
4.83
4.11
1.42
1.40
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Fair   Temperature: 66.0 °
Humidity: 26   Wind: from the North at 16.1 gusting to 28.8 MPH (14 gusting to 25
 
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Line
TeamPitcherEstimateEdge
CLEVELANDKAZMIR +119 
KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE-119 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
CLEVELAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games45-38+12.6196-214-3.61377-1349-89.939-40203-1871277-1324
when the total is 8 to 8.515-19-2.785-81+4.1269-300-30.322-12101-61304-253
as a road underdog of +100 to +1254-9-4.225-41-13143-185-26.17-533-28151-161
in road games21-23+4.989-118-6.8651-716-1520-21104-89652-641
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.56-9-129-29+4.3125-142+2.810-541-16146-114
in July games1-0+123-30-8.2199-224-45.31-024-26203-200
when playing on Wednesday8-4+5.728-34-5.4204-214-27.45-731-30199-205
against division opponents18-13+6.987-90-2.8577-535-42.215-15100-68547-522
in games played on a grass field42-35+10.5187-204-6.21238-1218-101.937-36195-1761158-1189
in night games29-24+9.9138-137+13.4953-898-22.824-26132-128874-892
against right-handed starters29-24+8138-139+7995-934-38.422-28133-133909-935
after a win26-17+9.292-98-7.4706-667-67.417-2392-91637-680
after 3 or more consecutive wins9-6+2.523-25-3.6193-173-14.68-722-23172-176
when playing against a team with a losing record21-10+10.888-77+6.7677-547-38.614-1586-70574-597

KANSAS CITY team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
at home when the total is 8 to 8.59-10-2.244-44-1.2119-131-13.49-1039-47122-123
in July games0-1-120-34-9.8170-257-39.71-025-25215-193
when playing on Wednesday7-6+0.729-34-0.9179-226+2.64-825-36168-223
against division opponents17-15+0.783-94-6.7484-624-3513-1885-85539-520
in games played on a grass field35-41-8.2173-214-19.81011-1384-139.728-46173-1951151-1137
in night games22-29-9.5126-150-8.3761-1043-102.222-27125-138838-884
against left-handed starters7-14-846-68-14.2306-463-81.57-1446-63348-386
after a loss21-20+1.6101-118+4.4642-894-67.115-2498-106715-735
when playing against a team with a winning record15-16+2.188-112+4.1550-830-37.810-1983-105651-665
in all games38-42-5181-224-17.21123-1546-144.231-46182-2031270-1274
when the total is 8 to 8.520-20+1.284-95+0.5254-315-2.615-2385-89278-281
at home with a money line of -100 to -1252-8-7.229-28-2.5151-173-43.34-629-26174-136
in home games19-20-4.896-105-14.1590-740-121.415-2387-103662-608
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/19/2013MASTERSON(R)KANSAS CITYMENDOZA(R)6-3W-1508 unO7601291
6/21/2013KAZMIR(L)MINNESOTADEDUNO(R)5-1W-1259 ovU861540
6/22/2013KLUBER(R)MINNESOTAWALTERS(R)8-7W-1509 unO129013110
6/23/2013CARRASCO(R)MINNESOTAHERNANDEZ(L)3-5L-1509.5 evU810012100
6/24/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ BALTIMOREBRITTON(L)5-2W1409.5 ovU990990
6/25/2013MASTERSON(R)@ BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)3-6L1159.5 unU670620
6/26/2013KAZMIR(L)@ BALTIMOREHAMMEL(R)4-3W1359.5 unU661430
6/27/2013KLUBER(R)@ BALTIMOREGONZALEZ(R)3-7L1259.5 unO10721140
6/28/2013BAUER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)19-10W1109 unO211111381
6/28/2013CARRASCO(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)9-8W1159 ovO125013110
6/29/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXAXELROD(R)4-3W-1209 unU94011110
6/30/2013MASTERSON(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)4-0W1257.5 unU1070630
7/2/2013KLUBER(R)@ KANSAS CITYMENDOZA(R)6-5W-1058.5 unO980770
7/3/2013KAZMIR(L)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R) 
7/4/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
7/5/2013MASTERSON(R)DETROITPORCELLO(R) 
7/6/2013 DETROITALVAREZ(L) 
7/7/2013KLUBER(R)DETROITFISTER(R) 
7/8/2013KAZMIR(L)DETROITSCHERZER(R) 
7/9/2013JIMENEZ(R)TORONTOJOHNSON(R) 
7/10/2013 TORONTO  

KANSAS CITY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/19/2013MENDOZA(R)@ CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R)3-6L1408 unO1291760
6/21/2013GUTHRIE(R)CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)1-9L-1358.5 ovO3211170
6/22/2013DAVIS(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)2-3L-1208.5 unU760980
6/23/2013SHIELDS(R)CHI WHITE SOXAXELROD(R)7-6W-1908 evO128011102
6/25/2013SANTANA(R)ATLANTAMEDLEN(R)3-4L-1108 ovU8801082
6/26/2013MENDOZA(R)ATLANTAMINOR(L)4-3W+1159 unU1250880
6/27/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ MINNESOTADEDUNO(R)1-3L1259 ovU771640
6/28/2013SHIELDS(R)@ MINNESOTAWALTERS(R)9-3W-1358 ovO11201090
6/29/2013DAVIS(R)@ MINNESOTAGIBSON(R)2-6L1058.5 unU1090950
6/30/2013SANTANA(R)@ MINNESOTACORREIA(R)9-8W-1108 ovO1362990
7/2/2013MENDOZA(R)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R)5-6L-1058.5 unO770980
7/3/2013GUTHRIE(R)CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L) 
7/4/2013SHIELDS(R)CLEVELANDJIMENEZ(R) 
7/5/2013DAVIS(R)OAKLANDMILONE(L) 
7/6/2013SANTANA(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R) 
7/7/2013MENDOZA(R)OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R) 
7/8/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ NY YANKEESSABATHIA(L) 
7/9/2013SHIELDS(R)@ NY YANKEESPHELPS(R) 
7/10/2013 @ NY YANKEES  
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games45-38+12.639-404.80.2590.3284.50.2520.323
Road Games21-23+4.920-215.10.2640.3324.70.2570.335
vs Right-handed Starters29-24+822-284.80.2550.3304.30.2530.323
Past 7 Games6-1+5.84-37.00.3070.3795.10.2730.340
Grass Games42-35+10.537-364.90.2590.3304.50.2550.325
Night Games29-24+9.924-264.80.2560.3294.60.2530.321
Division18-13+6.915-155.00.2630.3344.50.2590.330
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.80.2590.328832810727266940.033872926956357067477644
Road Games5.10.2640.332441537405144450.032151583773430845264325
Righty Starters4.80.2550.330531774453162630.042441984493835649315127
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.971.3232541241122253211125415-6161257.1%
Road Games3.681.327127.357521038661229-311664.7%

KANSAS CITY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games38-42-531-464.00.2590.3103.90.2530.317
Home Games19-20-4.815-233.60.2500.3004.00.2550.316
vs Left-handed Starters7-14-87-143.10.2290.2824.10.2590.319
Past 7 Games3-4-13-44.70.2800.3324.70.2610.345
Grass Games35-41-8.228-463.90.2570.3083.90.2550.318
Night Games22-29-9.522-274.00.2520.3004.10.2560.323
Division17-15+0.713-183.70.2480.3033.70.2500.321
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.00.2590.310802728706204500.023032015156253084477141
Home Games3.60.2500.30039128532193210.02133922252924842224219
Lefty Starters3.10.2290.282217041614590.0165521401712625121811
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.911.217213.77469173228721517-14211165.6%
Home Games2.591.2161113632997361109-610566.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
SCOTT KAZMIR recent results and season statistics
SCOTT KAZMIR - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.831.4204-413695.33837741324667-6+1.26-7
Road Starts5.301.5000-4737.35.3232240716332-5-2.92-5
Last 3 Starts3.240.9001-0316.75.6761045132-1+1.41-2
SCOTT KAZMIR - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/26/2013at BALTIMORE4-3+1359.5Win,Under 7101014HAMMEL(R)
6/21/2013MINNESOTA5-1-1259Win,UnderW7115107DEDUNO(R)
6/15/2013WASHINGTON6-7+1007.5Loss,Over 2.7554342ZIMMERMANN(R)

JEREMY GUTHRIE recent results and season statistics
JEREMY GUTHRIE - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.111.4017-616100.76.350461051936499-7+2.27-9
Home Starts3.861.1965-2744.36.3201938615175-2+2.73-4
Last 3 Starts6.901.7240-3315.75.21412193850-3-3.42-1
JEREMY GUTHRIE - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/27/2013at MINNESOTA1-3+1259Loss,UnderL6.3326024DEDUNO(R)
6/21/2013CHI WHITE SOX1-9-1358.5Loss,OverL2.3665031SANTIAGO(L)
6/15/2013at TAMPA BAY3-5+1607.5Loss,OverL7548330COBB(R)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
Games over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 25-19 (+4.3 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
29 of 42 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+15.5 Units)
Games this season
CLEVELAND is 5-3 (+2.7 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
4 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.1 Units)

All games at KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 13-10 (+4.1 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
16 of 21 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+10.8 Units)
Games played at KANSAS CITY this season.
CLEVELAND is 3-2 (+1.7 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.1 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
7/2/2013CLEVELAND6-105  90080KLUBER(R) 5.3442
 KANSAS CITY5-1058.5 unOver71070MENDOZA(R) 4464
6/19/2013KANSAS CITY3+140 Over120391MENDOZA(R)L5443
 CLEVELAND6-1508 unWin72260MASTERSON(R)W6.3292
6/18/2013KANSAS CITY3-105 Under70080SANTANA(R) 7132
 CLEVELAND4-1057.5 unWin60151JIMENEZ(R) 5.7224
6/17/2013KANSAS CITY2-130  70181SHIELDS(R) 6144
 CLEVELAND1+1208 unUnder611110CARRASCO(R) 7.3141
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
SCOTT KAZMIR vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
KAZMIR is 3-3 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 5.09 and a WHIP of 1.560.
His team's record is 6-5 (-0.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-5. (+0.1 units)
SCOTT KAZMIR recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/27/2013at KANSAS CITY2-3+1509Loss,UnderL5225124SANTANA(R)
4/3/2011at KANSAS CITY9-12-11010Loss,Over 1.7555120CHEN(L)
6/2/2010at KANSAS CITY7-2-1059.5Win,UnderW5.7115042DAVIES(R)

JEREMY GUTHRIE vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
GUTHRIE is 3-2 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.168.
His team's record is 3-2 (+0.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-1. (+3.1 units)
JEREMY GUTHRIE recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/28/2013CLEVELAND9-0-1108.5Win,OverW6.7006035MASTERSON(R)
7/14/2011CLEVELAND4-8+1008.5Loss,OverL5665242MASTERSON(R)
4/16/2011at CLEVELAND3-8-1108.5Loss,OverL56610112TOMLIN(R)
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring CLEVELAND in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1029, 0.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 53.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (179-157, +4.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time since 1997. (1038-1058, -153.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 50.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (169-168, -23.1 units)
Edge=KANSAS CITY
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.8% of the time since 1997. (832-838, -126.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 55.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (133-106, +13.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.2% of the time since 1997. (867-825, -71.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 53% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (132-117, +0.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[P] 04/02/2013 - Blake Wood 60-day DL (3/11) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/21/2013 - Brett Myers 60-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Herrmann 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Josh Tomlin 60-day DL (2/15) ( Elbow )
[C] 04/28/2013 - Lou Marson 15-day DL (4/25) ( Shoulder )
[CF] 07/02/2013 - Michael Bourn "?" Wednesday vs. Kansas City Royals ( Personal )
[P] 07/02/2013 - Scott Kazmir "?" for next scheduled start ( Back )
[P] 06/04/2013 - Zach McAllister 15-day DL (5/3) ( Finger )
KANSAS CITY
[P] 04/01/2013 - Danny Duffy 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/01/2013 - Felipe Paulino 60-day DL (2/12) ( Elbow )
[P] 06/29/2013 - Jeremy Guthrie probable for next scheduled start ( Finger )
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