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KANSAS CITY (72-73) AT CLEVELAND (90-56) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
967: KANSAS CITY
968: CLEVELAND
9.0
-167
72-73
90-56
70-70-5
55-84-7
4.4 / 4.9
5.1 / 3.5
(R) J JUNIS
(R) J TOMLIN
5-2
9-9
4.54
5.13
1.27
1.27
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 49.0 °
Humidity: 55   Wind: North at 8.1 MPH (7 KT)
 
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
KANSAS CITYJUNIS +177 
CLEVELANDTOMLIN-177 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
KANSAS CITY team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games72-73+4.4259-226+32.71530-1883-96.270-70229-2281609-1637
when the total is 9 to 9.534-34+1.456-56+1.4538-745-90.331-3453-51603-602
as a road underdog of +125 to +17513-12+6.831-48-3.7270-437-40.611-1335-41317-356
as a road underdog of +175 to +2501-7-5.21-12-10.2133-243+25.34-35-7171-182
in road games33-37+1.8115-125+1.8723-984-0.836-29113-110773-845
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.515-15+1.929-26+6.2258-347+19.712-1525-24266-297
in September games7-6+0.430-38-16.6250-300-18.58-544-23288-238
when playing on Thursday6-8-2.625-25-2191-208+17.36-721-23189-190
against division opponents31-35-3.4121-97+19.4671-775-15.735-28108-98702-679
in night games46-52-3.4177-168+2.41041-1290-91.245-51162-1641074-1144
against right-handed starters56-53+6.7187-156+30.21107-1317-23.852-52159-1621160-1141
after a loss34-37+0.3112-109+3.5813-1047-64.434-34106-105859-901
when playing against a team with a winning record37-32+11.6122-113+17.9752-1004-4.131-3795-128804-869
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season11-15-1.954-56+2.4375-512+4.213-1248-56400-444

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 games90-56+2.4275-208+4.91782-1666-73.755-84217-2451601-1694
when the total is 9 to 9.541-15+16.461-51-8.2596-585-26.423-3247-59533-583
as a home favorite of -175 to -25010-11-12.339-23-6.1202-118-31.17-1329-30148-159
in home games42-29-9.3139-101-12939-782-69.928-41125-109806-855
at home when the total is 9 to 9.524-9+6.834-24-4.2317-259-7.212-2028-28254-299
in September games14-0+1444-24+13306-255+25.95-935-32268-269
when playing on Thursday12-3+8.336-14+21213-182+196-923-23187-184
against division opponents43-23+3.9124-92-3.7766-683-40.123-40104-102711-682
in night games58-39-1.9187-134+11.51221-1109-13.136-56146-1621089-1137
against right-handed starters57-33+3184-133+8.31265-1146-31.336-49151-1511135-1170
after a win61-30+13.6159-115+8.3941-838-44.931-53115-142807-894
after 3 or more consecutive wins31-8+19.869-28+36.8283-217+25.414-2037-53233-241
when playing against a team with a losing record43-28-5.4119-88-12874-675-18.929-3896-101717-766
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season24-9+6.865-42+0.6470-332+23.916-1655-47362-405
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.
KANSAS CITY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/1/2017HAMMEL(R)@ MINNESOTAGEE(R)7-6W-1059.5 unO1261970
9/2/2017GARCIA(L)@ MINNESOTAGIBSON(R)0-17L14010 ovO7601450
9/3/2017KENNEDY(R)@ MINNESOTASANTANA(R)5-4W1659.5 ovU953560
9/4/2017JUNIS(R)@ DETROITLEWICKI(R)7-6W-1559.5 ovO169212100
9/5/2017VARGAS(L)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R)2-13L-1159.5 unO5701561
9/6/2017HAMMEL(R)@ DETROITBOYD(L)13-2W-1309 ovO187110110
9/7/2017GAVIGLIO(R)MINNESOTAGIBSON(R)2-4L+1009.5 unU94010100
9/8/2017KENNEDY(R)MINNESOTASANTANA(R)5-8L+1209 ovO9311080
9/9/2017JUNIS(R)MINNESOTABERRIOS(R)5-2W-1109 evU1170980
9/10/2017VARGAS(L)MINNESOTACOLON(R)11-3W-13510 evO1761870
9/11/2017HAMMEL(R)CHI WHITE SOXLOPEZ(R)3-11L-1709 ovO96117110
9/12/2017GAVIGLIO(R)CHI WHITE SOXCOVEY(R)4-3W-18510 ovU43013100
9/13/2017SKOGLUND(L)CHI WHITE SOXGIOLITO(R)3-5L-14510 ovU81001091
9/14/2017JUNIS(R)@ CLEVELANDTOMLIN(R) 
9/15/2017VARGAS(L)@ CLEVELANDBAUER(R) 
9/16/2017HAMMEL(R)@ CLEVELANDCARRASCO(R) 
9/17/2017GAVIGLIO(R)@ CLEVELANDKLUBER(R) 
9/19/2017KENNEDY(R)@ TORONTOSTROMAN(R) 
9/20/2017 @ TORONTO  
9/21/2017 @ TORONTO  

CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
9/1/2017CARRASCO(R)@ DETROITBOYD(L)3-2W-2308.5 unU118012100
9/1/2017CLEVINGER(R)@ DETROITFARMER(R)10-0W-1609 unO1590770
9/2/2017KLUBER(R)@ DETROITZIMMERMANN(R)5-2W-3108 unU141101180
9/3/2017TOMLIN(R)@ DETROITBELL(L)11-1W-1909.5 ovO16140840
9/4/2017BAUER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSHIELDS(R)5-3W-23010 unU1060660
9/5/2017SALAZAR(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXHOLMBERG(L)9-4W-2809 ovO109210110
9/6/2017CARRASCO(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXLOPEZ(R)5-1W-2608 ovU8110302
9/7/2017KLUBER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXPELFREY(R)11-2W-3007.5 ovO1690321
9/8/2017CLEVINGER(R)BALTIMOREMILEY(L)5-0W-1559 unU760460
9/9/2017TOMLIN(R)BALTIMOREYNOA(R)4-2W-1709.5 evU970530
9/10/2017BAUER(R)BALTIMOREHELLICKSON(R)3-2W-1909.5 unU540731
9/11/2017CARRASCO(R)DETROITJAYE(R)11-0W-3508.5 evO11909102
9/12/2017KLUBER(R)DETROITBOYD(L)2-0W-3908 unU9100530
9/13/2017CLEVINGER(R)DETROITFARMER(R)5-3W-2959.5 ovU742770
9/14/2017TOMLIN(R)KANSAS CITYJUNIS(R) 
9/15/2017BAUER(R)KANSAS CITYVARGAS(L) 
9/16/2017CARRASCO(R)KANSAS CITYHAMMEL(R) 
9/17/2017KLUBER(R)KANSAS CITYGAVIGLIO(R) 
9/19/2017CLEVINGER(R)@ LA ANGELSSKAGGS(L) 
9/20/2017 @ LA ANGELS  
9/21/2017 @ LA ANGELS  
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.
KANSAS CITY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games72-73+4.470-704.40.2600.3090.4130.7224.90.2660.3280.4250.753
Road Games33-37+1.836-294.50.2560.3040.4090.7135.10.2720.3380.4390.777
vs Right-handed Starters56-53+6.752-524.30.2600.3090.4180.7274.90.2670.3300.4260.756
Past 7 Games3-4-2.23-44.70.2930.3440.4500.7945.10.3040.3650.4740.839
Grass Games69-72+1.567-694.40.2590.3080.4130.7224.90.2650.3270.4230.750
Night Games46-52-3.445-514.10.2560.3020.4030.7055.00.2650.3250.4250.750
Division31-35-3.535-284.60.2730.3220.4280.7515.40.2760.3400.4330.774
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2600.30914549651290218231660.4136013531041759071516912474
Road Games4.50.2560.30470247963410011860.4092951715503843880346838
Righty Starters4.30.2600.3091093729971160151320.41844626477661686113518953
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.301.394514.32712464995621845627-23331963.5%
Road Games4.841.500236140127237311172189-13171063%

CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games90-56+2.455-845.10.2630.3360.4340.7713.50.2350.2900.3720.663
Home Games42-29-9.328-415.10.2660.3410.4360.7773.50.2340.2830.3800.663
vs Right-handed Starters57-33+336-495.10.2600.3340.4380.7713.60.2330.2820.3780.659
Past 7 Games7-0+72-55.90.2780.3490.5170.8661.30.1790.2080.2690.477
Grass Games86-53+1.854-785.10.2640.3380.4380.7763.60.2370.2910.3760.667
Night Games58-39-1.936-565.10.2550.3320.4280.7603.60.2370.2900.3770.667
Division43-23+3.923-405.10.2730.3490.4470.7953.00.2350.2880.3440.633
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.10.2630.33614649761307267281770.43470455310557710491236714643
Home Games5.10.2660.34171235762613011830.4363422705083549562267120
Righty Starters5.10.2600.334903056795167201120.4384433376345163372357124
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.801.143436.71541363644213548417-1932880%
Home Games2.521.009211645916222512387-910471.4%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JAKE JUNIS recent results and season statistics
JAKE JUNIS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.541.2695-21269.35.83535741114609-3+6.86-5
Road Starts5.561.2943-26345.721213787264-2+2.34-1
Last 3 Starts3.181.1182-03175.7661821183-0+31-2
JAKE JUNIS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/9/2017MINNESOTA5-2-1109Win,Under 6.3228217BERRIOS(R)
9/4/2017at DETROIT7-6-1559.5Win,OverW5337003LEWICKI(R)
8/29/2017TAMPA BAY6-2+1009Win,UnderW5.7113008COBB(R)

JOSH TOMLIN recent results and season statistics
JOSH TOMLIN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.131.2739-9221215.5716914120139110-12-7.48-11
Home Starts5.541.4056-61263.35.3403980139516-6-3.66-6
Last 3 Starts1.840.7502-0314.74.9331011102-1+0.61-2
JOSH TOMLIN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/9/2017BALTIMORE4-2-1709.5Win,UnderW5224103YNOA(R)
9/3/2017at DETROIT11-1-1909.5Win,OverW5.7116012BELL(L)
7/30/2017at CHI WHITE SOX1-3-1409.5Loss,Under 4000005RODON(L)
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 32-21 (+4.6 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
25 of 50 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-2.2 Units, Under=-3.1 Units)
Games this season
CLEVELAND is 9-6 (-0.6 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
9 of 15 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.7 Units)

All games at CLEVELAND over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 17-9 (+5.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
13 of 25 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.1 Units, Under=-2.7 Units)
Games played at CLEVELAND this season.
CLEVELAND is 4-2 (+0.6 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
3 of 6 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.2 Units, Under=-0.4 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
8/27/2017KANSAS CITY0+182 Over60051SKOGLUND(L)L1.3772
 CLEVELAND12-1959 unWin173080CARRASCO(R)W7060
8/26/2017KANSAS CITY0+145 Under40071HAMMEL(R)L6.7461
 CLEVELAND4-1559 unWin63151CLEVINGER(R)W6042
8/25/2017KANSAS CITY0+130 Under80181VARGAS(L)L5462
 CLEVELAND4-1409.5 unWin101281MERRITT(L)W6.7071
8/20/2017CLEVELAND4-160 Over81270SALAZAR(R)L4.76121
 KANSAS CITY7+1509 ovWin151071HAMMEL(R)W6351
8/19/2017CLEVELAND5-135  90070BAUER(R)W6.3072
 KANSAS CITY0+1259.5 evUnder70080VARGAS(L)L4.7463
8/18/2017CLEVELAND10-200  133070KLUBER(R)W5.3161
 KANSAS CITY1+1858 ovOver91090KENNEDY(R)L2.7562
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JAKE JUNIS vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
No recent starts.
JAKE JUNIS recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

JOSH TOMLIN vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
TOMLIN is 9-5 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.060.
His team's record is 12-8 (+3.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 8-11. (-4.7 units)
JOSH TOMLIN recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/2/2017at KANSAS CITY0-4-1109Loss,UnderL7.3337105VARGAS(L)
5/28/2017KANSAS CITY10-1-1258.5Win,OverW9116103DUFFY(L)
5/6/2017at KANSAS CITY3-1+1008.5Win,Under 7113003VARGAS(L)
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 KANSAS CITY in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1346, -132.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 58.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (240-173, +44.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 52.5% of the time since 1997. (1472-1332, -23.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 56.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (239-186, +16.0 units)
Edge=KANSAS CITY
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (1206-1144, -101.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (212-216, -37.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.7% of the time since 1997. (1156-1168, -176.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 47.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (209-227, -45.5 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[P] 09/13/2017 - Ian Kennedy "?" for next scheduled start ( Shoulder )
[P] 08/30/2017 - Brian Flynn 10-day DL (08/30) ( Groin )
[P] 08/26/2017 - Danny Duffy 10-day DL (08/26) ( Elbow )
[P] 08/19/2017 - Neftali Feliz 10-day DL (08/19) ( Elbow )
[P] 08/18/2017 - Joakim Soria 10-day DL (08/16) ( Oblique )
[P] 06/26/2017 - Nathan Karns 60-day DL (05/21) ( Forearm )
CLEVELAND
[P] 09/13/2017 - Andrew Miller 10-day DL (08/22) - expected to be activated Thursday vs. Kansas City Royals ( Tendonitis )
[CF] 09/11/2017 - Bradley Zimmer out for season ( Hand )
[2B] 08/23/2017 - Jason Kipnis 10-day DL (08/23) ( Hamstring )
[LF] 08/09/2017 - Michael Brantley 10-day DL (08/09) ( Ankle )
[P] 07/30/2017 - Boone Logan 60-day DL (07/20) ( Back )
[P] 04/09/2017 - Cody Anderson 60-day DL (04/02) ( Elbow )
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