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KANSAS CITY (4-6) AT MINNESOTA (5-6) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
965: KANSAS CITY
966: MINNESOTA
8.0
+113
4-6
5-6
4-5-1
10-1-0
2.9 / 4.2
5.7 / 5.5
(L) J VARGAS
(R) K CORREIA
1-0
0-1
1.20
6.17
0.73
1.46
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy   Temperature: 55.0 °
Humidity: 49   Wind: West at 9.2 MPH (8 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 CITYVARGAS-151 
MINNESOTACORREIA +151 
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 games4-6-2.8162-172-1.41175-1586-135.84-5138-1801304-1325
when the total is 8 to 8.54-1+2.881-69+18.7281-332+7.83-262-82293-307
on the road with a money line of -100 to -1250-1-1.214-11+1.547-62-22.31-010-1453-54
in road games0-4-4.677-89+4.8556-827-202-171-89624-692
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.50-1-1.236-35+9.5143-195+8.21-031-38162-171
in April games4-5-1.724-30-4.4173-238-34.34-525-27204-194
when playing on Sunday0-1-1.227-28+0.6192-249-12.70-126-27208-208
against division opponents2-5-3.880-75+5.1513-646-29.73-369-81559-548
in day games3-4-1.553-60-3.4378-510-35.73-351-57440-404
in games played on a grass field4-6-2.8155-165-4.41062-1422-130.24-5132-1731185-1185
against right-handed starters2-5-3.6111-119-2.5849-1112-61.14-2103-114947-918
after a loss3-2+0.685-84+10666-911-62.33-271-88729-760
when playing against a team with a losing record0-3-3.870-74-18536-639-90.32-166-73572-544

MINNESOTA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games5-6+0.8137-198-18.21363-1427-32.110-1158-1631253-1399
when the total is 8 to 8.52-4-1.463-97-18.2360-393-33.45-177-79364-367
as a home underdog of +100 to +1251-2-0.823-34-7.9139-173-18.42-129-27143-157
in home games2-3-0.665-102-32.5730-666-29.24-179-81635-693
at home when the total is 8 to 8.51-3-1.833-59-24.1194-176-8.43-145-46185-178
in April games5-5+1.822-33-3.3209-215+0.59-130-24198-205
when playing on Sunday1-0+1.624-30+3.2216-228-31-023-30170-253
against division opponents5-3+3.869-87+2.8616-550+44.78-074-76536-578
in day games4-6-0.353-76-5.2439-485-31.49-157-67398-478
in games played on a grass field5-6+0.8135-187-10.7718-850-25.510-1154-154715-777
against left-handed starters2-2+0.440-53-1.6382-431-41.54-043-47365-418
after a win2-2+155-78-11.1705-650+44.94-063-60596-684
when playing against a team with a losing record1-0+1.374-73+13.7711-636+0.81-072-67587-688
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
3/31/2014SHIELDS(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R)3-4L1407 unP780862
4/2/2014VARGAS(L)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R)1-2L1707.5 unU660660
4/4/2014GUTHRIE(R)CHI WHITE SOXJOHNSON(R)7-5W-1508.5 unO13122990
4/5/2014CHEN(L)CHI WHITE SOXDANKS(L)4-3W-1458 unU761891
4/6/2014SHIELDS(R)CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)1-5L-1157 unU751862
4/7/2014VARGAS(L)TAMPA BAYMOORE(L)4-2W-1158 unU871660
4/8/2014VENTURA(R)TAMPA BAYARCHER(R)0-1L+1007.5 evU9100451
4/9/2014GUTHRIE(R)TAMPA BAYODORIZZI(R)7-3W+1058.5 ovO1040861
4/11/2014CHEN(L)@ MINNESOTAGIBSON(R)1-10L-1258 unO5711190
4/12/2014SHIELDS(R)@ MINNESOTANOLASCO(R)1-7L-1407.5 unO662640
4/13/2014VARGAS(L)@ MINNESOTACORREIA(R) 
4/15/2014VENTURA(R)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R) 
4/16/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L) 
4/17/2014CHEN(L)@ HOUSTONFELDMAN(R) 
4/18/2014SHIELDS(R)MINNESOTANOLASCO(R) 
4/19/2014VARGAS(L)MINNESOTACORREIA(R) 
4/20/2014 MINNESOTA  

MINNESOTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
3/31/2014NOLASCO(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)3-5L1657 ovO7401150
4/2/2014CORREIA(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXPAULINO(R)6-7L1208 unO1214111102
4/3/2014HUGHES(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)10-9W1257.5 evO9611381
4/4/2014PELFREY(R)@ CLEVELANDSALAZAR(R)2-7L1657.5 unO9801070
4/5/2014GIBSON(R)@ CLEVELANDCARRASCO(R)7-3W1508 ovO1080560
4/6/2014NOLASCO(R)@ CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R)10-7W1657.5 unO98015121
4/7/2014CORREIA(R)OAKLANDKAZMIR(L)3-8L+1308 unO61001050
4/9/2014HUGHES(R)OAKLANDCHAVEZ(R)4-7L+1258.5 unO13110750
4/10/2014PELFREY(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)1-6L+1258.5 unU34013100
4/11/2014GIBSON(R)KANSAS CITYCHEN(L)10-1W+1158 unO1190571
4/12/2014NOLASCO(R)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R)7-1W+1307.5 unO640662
4/13/2014CORREIA(R)KANSAS CITYVARGAS(L) 
4/15/2014HUGHES(R)TORONTOMORROW(R) 
4/16/2014PELFREY(R)TORONTODICKEY(R) 
4/17/2014GIBSON(R)TORONTOMCGOWAN(R) 
4/18/2014NOLASCO(R)@ KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
4/19/2014CORREIA(R)@ KANSAS CITYVARGAS(L) 
4/20/2014 @ KANSAS CITY  
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 Games4-6-2.84-52.90.2410.3094.20.2240.282
Road Games0-4-4.62-11.50.1820.2455.70.2330.315
vs Right-handed Starters2-5-3.64-22.90.2390.3054.60.2240.291
Past 7 Games3-4-1.73-42.60.2360.3004.40.2200.273
Grass Games4-6-2.84-52.90.2410.3094.20.2240.282
Day Games3-4-1.53-33.40.2450.3084.10.2310.286
Division2-5-3.83-32.60.2240.2955.10.2420.312
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games2.90.2410.30910324782010.0028325377113722
Road Games1.50.1820.2454132241000.00611182274300
Righty Starters2.90.2390.3057234561510.001922356538520
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.331.46125.3171523014261-33260%
Road Games3.971.50011.365809110-2010%

MINNESOTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games5-6+0.810-15.70.2440.3355.50.2710.346
Home Games2-3-0.64-15.00.2250.3204.60.2330.308
vs Left-handed Starters2-2+0.44-06.50.2390.3405.70.2850.342
Past 7 Games4-3+2.66-16.00.2410.3394.70.2490.333
Grass Games5-6+0.810-15.70.2440.3355.50.2710.346
Day Games4-6-0.39-15.30.2380.3266.00.2810.354
Division5-3+3.88-06.90.2570.3475.00.2720.345
MINNESOTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games5.70.2440.33511389953290.02575310558672102
Home Games5.00.2250.3205173391260.032324431382030
Lefty Starters6.50.2390.3404138331420.012521362291140
MINNESOTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.031.37339.3222238316342-22250%
Home Games2.650.7651755815180-100100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JASON VARGAS recent results and season statistics
JASON VARGAS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts1.200.7331-02157.52292281-100-2
Road Starts1.290.8570-0177.01151160-1-10-1
Last 3 Starts1.200.7331-02157.52292281-100-2
JASON VARGAS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/7/2014TAMPA BAY4-2-1158Win,UnderW8114112MOORE(L)
4/2/2014at DETROIT1-2+1707.5Loss,Under 7115116SCHERZER(R)
9/29/2013at TEXAS2-6+2057.5Loss,OverL6.3437024DARVISH(R)

KEVIN CORREIA recent results and season statistics
KEVIN CORREIA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts6.171.4570-1211.75.898141380-2-22-0
Home Starts9.521.9400-115.75.76691230-1-11-0
Last 3 Starts6.171.4570-1211.75.898141380-2-22-0
KEVIN CORREIA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/7/2014OAKLAND3-8+1308Loss,OverL5.7669123KAZMIR(L)
4/2/2014at CHI WHITE SOX6-7+1208Loss,Over 6325015PAULINO(R)
9/25/2013DETROIT0-1+2207.5Loss,UnderL7117001SCHERZER(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
MINNESOTA is 17-22 (-1.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
20 of 39 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.4 Units, Under=-3.4 Units)
Games this season
MINNESOTA is 2-0 (+2.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

All games at MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
KANSAS CITY is 12-9 (+2.1 Units) against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
12 of 21 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+2.3 Units)
Games played at MINNESOTA this season.
MINNESOTA is 2-0 (+2.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+2.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
4/12/2014KANSAS CITY1-140 Over60062SHIELDS(R)L5.7163
 MINNESOTA7+1307.5 unWin62040NOLASCO(R)W8151
4/11/2014KANSAS CITY1-125 Over50071CHEN(L)L3.7672
 MINNESOTA10+1158 unWin111090GIBSON(R)W6.3154
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JASON VARGAS vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
VARGAS is 2-3 when starting against MINNESOTA with an ERA of 5.44 and a WHIP of 1.746.
His team's record is 4-4 (-0.8 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 2-5. (-3.9 units)
JASON VARGAS recent starts vs. MINNESOTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/16/2013at MINNESOTA6-8-1359Loss,OverL3.3559020PELFREY(R)
8/29/2012at MINNESOTA0-10-1109Loss,OverL4.7669225DEDUNO(R)
8/18/2012MINNESOTA3-2-1157Win,Under 6.7228012DIAMOND(L)

KEVIN CORREIA vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
CORREIA is 0-3 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 5.29 and a WHIP of 1.763.
His team's record is 0-6 (-6.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 4-2. (+1.9 units)
KEVIN CORREIA recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/27/2013KANSAS CITY1-6+1458.5Loss,Under 7006027SHIELDS(R)
8/5/2013at KANSAS CITY0-13+1508.5Loss,OverL2667032GUTHRIE(R)
7/31/2013KANSAS CITY3-4+1058.5Loss,Under 62210003GUTHRIE(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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1096, -159.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 51.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (147-136, -7.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 49.5% of the time since 1997. (1096-1119, -169.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 54.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (153-126, +8.6 units)
No Edge.
 
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 51.6% of the time since 1997. (916-858, -59.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 54.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (136-112, +9.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 50.5% of the time since 1997. (882-865, -100.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 46.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (105-123, -33.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[P] 04/09/2014 - Francisley Bueno 15-day DL (4/7) ( Finger )
[P] 04/09/2014 - Tim Collins 15-day DL (4/7) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/30/2014 - Luke Hochevar 15-day DL (3/21) ( Elbow )
MINNESOTA
[LF] 04/11/2014 - Josh Willingham 15-day DL (4/7) ( Wrist )
[RF] 04/09/2014 - Oswaldo Arcia 15-day DL (4/5) ( Wrist )
[SS] 04/07/2014 - Jason Bartlett 15-day DL (4/7) ( Ankle )
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