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Matchup Reports

Friday at 7:05 PM
KANSAS CITY (62-57) AT DETROIT (71-49) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
967: KANSAS CITY
968: DETROIT
8.5
+101
62-57
71-49
44-68-7
63-53-4
4.0 / 3.8
5.1 / 3.8
(R) J SHIELDS
(L) J ALVAREZ
7-8
1-2
3.33
5.03
1.28
1.42
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Light Rain   Temperature: 43.0 °
Humidity: 74   Wind: Southwest at 6.9 MPH (6 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 CITYSHIELDS +105 
DETROITALVAREZ-105 
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 games62-57+3.5205-239-8.71147-1561-135.744-68195-2251283-1296
when the total is 8 to 8.532-28+6.296-103+5.5266-323+2.422-3492-100285-292
on the road with a money line of -100 to -1254-4-0.310-11-2.141-58-23.53-59-1149-48
in road games29-29+3.895-126+1543-813-18.722-34101-111614-677
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.512-16-1.641-57-3.4136-190+5.79-1749-46159-162
in August games9-6+0.236-36+5.9191-279-33.14-924-44213-232
when playing on Friday7-9-1.927-40-10.3171-257-43.57-829-36210-199
against division opponents29-21+7.295-100-0.2496-630-28.620-2992-96546-531
in games played on a grass field59-56+0.3197-229-11.21035-1399-131.241-68186-2171164-1159
in night games39-39-1.6143-160-0.3778-1053-94.229-44132-155845-901
against left-handed starters15-19-554-73-11.3314-468-78.510-2349-72351-395
when playing against a team with a winning record28-27+5.9101-123+7.9563-841-3419-3292-118660-678
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season12-11+2.852-61+7.3280-427-9.88-1344-62323-349

DETROIT team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games71-49-1.9267-203+3.81300-1453-144.763-53228-2151281-1341
when the total is 8 to 8.540-20+8.397-70+3.6287-326-48.130-2778-81299-298
as a home underdog of +100 to +1250-0010-9+1.5132-135+10.20-011-6109-143
in home games38-19+3.2145-86+13.2709-662-51.531-24116-103640-663
at home when the total is 8 to 8.522-8+6.651-33+1.3155-168-37.714-1538-43161-155
in August games10-4+4.244-25+13.1209-261-50.36-830-35213-235
when playing on Friday13-6+6.139-28+6.6205-225-8.78-1133-32195-212
against division opponents33-18+2.6127-69+25.9545-590-80.922-2889-98532-555
in games played on a grass field67-46-2.6253-195-2.71194-1292-108.659-51220-2031159-1208
in night games46-27+6.6161-130-4.8825-933-85.835-35143-128824-848
against right-handed starters52-33+6.7186-133+18.8914-1052-130.143-41151-150914-955
when playing against a team with a winning record32-24-0.7129-105+5.7603-777-82.730-25104-115623-692
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season11-4+5.667-42+19.2309-409-46.86-849-51332-354
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
8/2/2013DAVIS(R)@ NY METSGEE(R)2-4L-1108 unU610011101
8/3/2013CHEN(L)@ NY METSHEFNER(R)4-3W-1307.5 unU940850
8/4/2013SANTANA(R)@ NY METSWHEELER(R)6-2W-1407 unO111208102
8/5/2013GUTHRIE(R)MINNESOTACORREIA(R)13-0W-1608.5 ovO1660440
8/6/2013SHIELDS(R)MINNESOTAALBERS(L)0-7L-1907.5 ovU441840
8/7/2013DUFFY(L)MINNESOTADEDUNO(R)5-2W-1458 unU148010100
8/8/2013CHEN(L)BOSTONLESTER(L)5-1W+1007.5 unU650753
8/9/2013SANTANA(R)BOSTONPEAVY(R)9-6W+1007.5 unO168011100
8/10/2013GUTHRIE(R)BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)3-5L+1258.5 unU101001290
8/11/2013SHIELDS(R)BOSTONLACKEY(R)4-3W-1058 unU971770
8/12/2013DAVIS(R)MIAMIKOEHLER(R)6-2W-2108 unP12629110
8/13/2013CHEN(L)MIAMIFERNANDEZ(R)0-1L-1406.5 ovU450680
8/14/2013SANTANA(R)MIAMITURNER(R)2-5L-2407 evP51111291
8/15/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ DETROITSANCHEZ(R)1-4L1658 unU7701360
8/16/2013SHIELDS(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R) 
8/16/2013DUFFY(L)@ DETROITALVAREZ(L) 
8/17/2013DAVIS(R)@ DETROITFISTER(R) 
8/18/2013CHEN(L)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R) 
8/20/2013SANTANA(R)CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L) 
8/21/2013GUTHRIE(R)CHI WHITE SOXRIENZO(R) 
8/22/2013SHIELDS(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L) 
8/23/2013 WASHINGTON  

DETROIT - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
8/2/2013FISTER(R)CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)2-1W-2058 unU651730
8/3/2013SCHERZER(R)CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L)3-0W-2507.5 unU650460
8/4/2013PORCELLO(R)CHI WHITE SOXRIENZO(R)3-2W-2008.5 ovU91001070
8/5/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ CLEVELANDKLUBER(R)4-2W-1207.5 unU1290551
8/6/2013VERLANDER(R)@ CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R)5-1W-1057.5 unU760430
8/7/2013FISTER(R)@ CLEVELANDSALAZAR(R)6-5W-1158 unO141201491
8/8/2013SCHERZER(R)@ CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R)10-3W-1507.5 evO1281642
8/9/2013PORCELLO(R)@ NY YANKEESNOVA(R)3-4L1008.5 ovU1214110130
8/10/2013SANCHEZ(R)@ NY YANKEESHUGHES(R)9-3W-1558.5 ovO1770650
8/11/2013VERLANDER(R)@ NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L)4-5L-1658.5 ovO13121861
8/12/2013FISTER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)2-6L-1257 ovO9601480
8/13/2013SCHERZER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSANTIAGO(L)3-4L-1857.5 unU1012110113
8/14/2013PORCELLO(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L)6-4W-1658.5 unO96114152
8/15/2013SANCHEZ(R)KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)4-1W-1758 unU1360770
8/16/2013VERLANDER(R)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
8/16/2013ALVAREZ(L)KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L) 
8/17/2013FISTER(R)KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R) 
8/18/2013SCHERZER(R)KANSAS CITYCHEN(L) 
8/20/2013PORCELLO(R)MINNESOTAPELFREY(R) 
8/21/2013SANCHEZ(R)MINNESOTACORREIA(R) 
8/22/2013VERLANDER(R)MINNESOTAALBERS(L) 
8/23/2013 @ NY METS  
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-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games62-57+3.444-684.00.2580.3113.80.2550.315
Road Games29-29+3.822-344.10.2600.3123.60.2510.315
vs Left-handed Starters15-19-510-233.40.2340.2833.90.2490.308
Past 7 Games3-4-2.81-43.60.2670.3353.70.2830.340
Grass Games59-56+0.341-683.90.2570.3103.80.2560.315
Night Games39-39-1.629-444.00.2560.3053.80.2540.315
Division29-21+7.220-293.90.2550.3113.50.2490.313
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.00.2580.31111940641048294800.0245831473999819112619865
Road Games4.10.2600.312582055535148390.022291544094641652274133
Lefty Starters3.40.2340.28334115226972180.02112792192421334182818
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.731.1943301101002742812033725-19371571.2%
Road Games2.891.201152.35149116176715710-1117868%

DETROIT - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games71-49-263-535.10.2810.3453.80.2450.301
Home Games38-19+3.231-245.50.2990.3653.90.2440.301
vs Left-handed Starters19-16-8.620-125.10.2730.3444.30.2650.324
Past 7 Games3-4-2.84-34.40.3110.3503.90.2760.344
Grass Games67-46-2.659-515.10.2820.3473.80.2450.301
Night Games46-27+6.635-355.20.2800.3443.60.2420.291
Division33-18+2.622-284.80.2700.3313.60.2420.304
DETROIT - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.10.2810.345120427612023791400.03592416825309271215610596
Home Games5.50.2990.365571948583172640.033042033391142461234846
Lefty Starters5.10.2730.344351236337108460.04172134218427529233431
DETROIT - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.811.314332.71481413052913233711-19281171.8%
Home Games4.041.368151.4756813915681414-615478.9%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JAMES SHIELDS recent results and season statistics
JAMES SHIELDS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.331.2767-825167.76.76462162185213614-11+0.89-16
Road Starts2.531.2425-31385.36.6242482724728-5+35-8
Last 3 Starts5.211.5792-13196.3121120410122-1+0.11-2
JAMES SHIELDS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/11/2013BOSTON4-3-1058Win,UnderW7327035LACKEY(R)
8/6/2013MINNESOTA0-7-1907.5Loss,UnderL6778323ALBERS(L)
8/1/2013at MINNESOTA7-2-1607.5Win,OverW6225154DIAMOND(L)

JOSE ALVAREZ recent results and season statistics
JOSE ALVAREZ - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.031.4231-2419.74.912112157172-2-0.42-2
Home Starts3.781.1401-1316.75.6771544132-1+0.61-2
Last 3 Starts6.581.7560-2313.74.611101846101-2-1.42-1
JOSE ALVAREZ - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/1/2013at TORONTO3-8+1159Loss,OverL3546134DICKEY(R)
6/26/2013LA ANGELS4-7-14510Loss,OverL5.7447213BUCKNER(R)
6/20/2013BOSTON4-3-1159Win,Under 5225123LACKEY(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
DETROIT is 28-17 (+2.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
27 of 43 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+8.1 Units)
Games this season
KANSAS CITY is 5-4 (+2.9 Units) against DETROIT this season
6 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.4 Units)

All games at DETROIT over the last 3 seasons
DETROIT is 15-6 (+3.8 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
10 of 20 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.4 Units, Under=-2.0 Units)
Games played at DETROIT this season.
DETROIT is 2-1 (+0.3 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.2 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
8/15/2013KANSAS CITY1+165 Under70370GUTHRIE(R)L74130
 DETROIT4-1758 unWin131060SANCHEZ(R)W7.3171
7/21/2013DETROIT4-110  112151FISTER(R)W6161
 KANSAS CITY1+1008 evUnder71270SHIELDS(R)L7390
7/20/2013DETROIT5-180 Over1300112VERLANDER(R)L5.7584
 KANSAS CITY6+1708.5 ovWin91170GUTHRIE(R)W65102
7/19/2013DETROIT0-130 Under20021SANCHEZ(R)L6145
 KANSAS CITY1+1208.5 ovWin50280SANTANA(R)W7.3021
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JAMES SHIELDS vs. DETROIT since 1997
SHIELDS is 5-2 when starting against DETROIT with an ERA of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.247.
His team's record is 9-3 (+6.3 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-7. (-2.3 units)
JAMES SHIELDS recent starts vs. DETROIT
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/21/2013DETROIT1-4+1008Loss,UnderL7339206FISTER(R)
6/12/2013DETROIT3-2+1057.5Win,Under 7227026VERLANDER(R)
4/25/2013at DETROIT8-3+1657Win,Over 8335034VERLANDER(R)

JOSE ALVAREZ vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
JOSE ALVAREZ recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.
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. (0-1075, -158.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (184-185, -28.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 52.4% of the time since 1997. (1145-1040, +11.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in DETROIT games 56.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (215-168, +30.4 units)
Edge=DETROIT
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.4% of the time since 1997. (887-838, -66.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 53.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (152-130, +5.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 50.4% of the time since 1997. (864-849, -103.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in DETROIT games 48.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (131-141, -28.1 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[C] 08/16/2013 - Salvador Perez is not expected to be in the starting lineup Game #1 Friday vs. Detroit Tigers ( Rest )
[3B] 08/15/2013 - Mike Moustakas is not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs. Detroit Tigers ( Calf )
[3B] 08/14/2013 - Miguel Tejada 60-day DL (8/11), out for season ( Calf )
[CF] 08/10/2013 - Lorenzo Cain 15-day DL (8/9) ( Oblique )
[P] 04/01/2013 - Felipe Paulino 60-day DL (2/12) ( Elbow )
DETROIT
[C] 08/11/2013 - Alex Avila 7-day DL (8/10) ( Concussion )
[SS] 08/05/2013 - Jhonny Peralta Suspended 50 games ( Suspension )
[P] 07/07/2013 - Darin Downs 15-day DL (7/6) ( Rotator Cuff )
[P] 04/23/2013 - Octavio Dotel 60-day DL (4/20) ( Elbow )
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