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Matchup Reports

Sunday at 1:35 PM
KANSAS CITY (2-3) AT PHILADELPHIA (2-3) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
929: KANSAS CITY
930: PHILADELPHIA
7.0
-120
2-3
2-3
1-4-0
3-2-0
4.2 / 3.0
3.4 / 6.4
(R) J SHIELDS
(L) C HAMELS
0-1
0-1
1.50
9.00
1.33
1.60
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy   Temperature: 55.0 °
Humidity: 42   Wind: South 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 CITYSHIELDS +138 
PHILADELPHIAHAMELS-138 
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 games2-3-0.8145-185-131087-1507-1401-4152-1611240-1232
when the total is 7 or less0-1-12-12-8.49-24-11.20-14-816-15
as a road underdog of +100 to +1252-2+0.220-27-4.6128-149-3.81-321-24126-137
in road games2-3-0.868-100-3.6516-787-23.31-480-81593-647
on the road when the total is 7 or less0-1-12-12-8.47-20-8.60-14-811-14
in April games2-3-0.822-30-4.3157-226-38.41-426-24190-181
when playing on Sunday0-0020-31-9174-238-20.30-024-23196-192
in an inter-league game1-1+0.114-24-7.6129-156+11-116-18148-125
in day games2-2+0.241-63-13.2343-487-48.11-349-49418-371
in games played on a grass field2-3-0.8140-176-12.4978-1346-132.31-4146-1531124-1095
against left-handed starters0-2-239-56-8.3299-451-75.50-239-51341-374
after a loss1-1+0.181-99+2.9622-875-68.60-283-84700-713
when playing against a team with a losing record1-1+0.166-73-6.9495-602-83.21-169-63541-500

PHILADELPHIA team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games2-3-1.2187-147-91380-1262-44.63-2164-1551282-1242
when the total is 7 or less1-2-170-53-1.1114-93+2.72-158-6093-101
at home with a money line of -100 to -1251-1-0.210-16-8.8129-148-41.81-19-13128-130
in home games1-1-0.294-73-14.7719-603-66.51-181-76643-619
at home when the total is 7 or less0-0030-26-9.746-40-13.70-027-2538-40
in April games2-3-1.231-23-0.4186-203-47.93-228-25200-176
when playing on Sunday0-0024-29-15.4243-187+30.60-025-27194-216
in an inter-league game1-1-0.215-17-5.9127-151-35.21-114-17128-142
in day games0-1-1.258-48-4428-400-23.31-053-47400-393
in games played on a grass field2-3-1.2185-143-6.61026-911-11.33-2160-153936-917
against right-handed starters2-2-0.2133-102-4.61022-911-12.22-2120-102957-887
after a win0-1-1.2107-80-0.7732-642-5.81-089-87655-650
when playing against a team with a losing record0-1-1.292-60+2.9636-529-50.11-073-74548-570
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
4/1/2013SHIELDS(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)0-1L1257 unU780880
4/3/2013SANTANA(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXPEAVY(R)2-5L1307.5 unU560833
4/4/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXFLOYD(R)3-1W1058 unU530891
4/5/2013DAVIS(R)@ PHILADELPHIAKENDRICK(R)13-4W1108 unO1990940
4/6/2013MENDOZA(R)@ PHILADELPHIALANNAN(L)3-4L1008 unU640352
4/7/2013SHIELDS(R)@ PHILADELPHIAHAMELS(L) 
4/8/2013SANTANA(R)MINNESOTACORREIA(R) 
4/9/2013GUTHRIE(R)MINNESOTAPELFREY(R) 
4/10/2013 MINNESOTA  
4/12/2013 TORONTO  
4/13/2013 TORONTO  
4/14/2013 TORONTO  

PHILADELPHIA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/1/2013HAMELS(L)@ ATLANTAHUDSON(R)5-7L-1107 unO10801050
4/3/2013HALLADAY(R)@ ATLANTAMAHOLM(L)2-9L1407 unO990961
4/4/2013LEE(L)@ ATLANTAMEDLEN(R)2-0W1106.5 unU891220
4/5/2013KENDRICK(R)KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R)4-13L-1208 unO9401990
4/6/2013LANNAN(L)KANSAS CITYMENDOZA(R)4-3W-1108 unU352640
4/7/2013HAMELS(L)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
4/8/2013HALLADAY(R)NY METSHARVEY(R) 
4/9/2013LEE(L)NY METSGEE(R) 
4/10/2013 NY METS  
4/12/2013 @ MIAMI  
4/13/2013 @ MIAMI  
4/14/2013 @ MIAMI  
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 Games2-3-0.81-44.20.2460.2913.00.2290.284
Road Games2-3-0.81-44.20.2460.2913.00.2290.284
vs Left-handed Starters0-2-20-21.50.2060.2542.50.1830.269
Past 7 Games2-3-0.81-44.20.2460.2913.00.2290.284
Grass Games2-3-0.81-44.20.2460.2913.00.2290.284
Day Games2-2+0.21-34.50.2570.3072.70.2560.289
Interleague1-1+0.11-18.00.3330.3754.00.1940.275
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.20.2460.2915171421410.012011334306043
Road Games4.20.2460.2915171421410.012011334306043
Lefty Starters1.50.2060.25426313300.0034153123002
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.450.95414.744717171-11150%
Road Games2.450.95414.744717171-11150%

PHILADELPHIA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games2-3-1.23-23.40.2340.3046.40.2710.326
Home Games1-1-0.21-14.00.1940.2758.00.3330.375
vs Right-handed Starters2-2-0.22-23.70.2290.3085.70.2700.310
Past 7 Games2-3-1.23-23.40.2340.3046.40.2710.326
Grass Games2-3-1.23-23.40.2340.3046.40.2710.326
Day Games0-1-1.21-04.00.2650.28613.00.4320.479
Interleague1-1-0.21-14.00.1940.2758.00.3330.375
PHILADELPHIA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.40.2340.3045167391130.021717396355342
Home Games4.00.1940.27526212420.038720292222
Righty Starters3.70.2290.308413130930.021515305264342
PHILADELPHIA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games9.001.8571414141828141-01150%
Home Games13.512.8145.388121321-0010%
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 Starts1.501.3330-1166.01181060-1-10-1
Road Starts1.501.3330-1166.01181060-1-10-1
Last 3 Starts1.501.3330-1166.01181060-1-10-1
JAMES SHIELDS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/1/2013at CHI WHITE SOX0-1+1257Loss,UnderL6118106SALE(L)
10/2/2012BALTIMORE0-1-1407.5Loss,UnderL91121015GONZALEZ(R)
9/27/2012at CHI WHITE SOX3-2-1158Win,Under 6.3226046PEAVY(R)

COLE HAMELS recent results and season statistics
COLE HAMELS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts9.001.6000-1155.05573150-1-1.11-0
Home Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts9.001.6000-1155.05573150-1-1.11-0
COLE HAMELS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/1/2013at ATLANTA5-7-1107Loss,OverL5557315HUDSON(R)
9/30/2012at MIAMI4-1-1607.5Win,UnderW7115018EOVALDI(R)
9/25/2012WASHINGTON6-3-1407.5Win,OverW5337016DETWILER(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
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.1 Units) against PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.0 Units)
Games this season
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.1 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.0 Units)

All games at PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.1 Units) against PHILADELPHIA over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+0.0 Units)
Games played at PHILADELPHIA this season.
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.1 Units) against PHILADELPHIA this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
4/6/2013KANSAS CITY3+100 Under60140MENDOZA(R) 6123
 PHILADELPHIA4-1108 unWin30152LANNAN(L) 7350
4/5/2013KANSAS CITY13+110  191190DAVIS(R) 4490
 PHILADELPHIA4-1208 unOver92140KENDRICK(R)L5.7582
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JAMES SHIELDS vs. PHILADELPHIA since 1997
SHIELDS is 2-0 when starting against PHILADELPHIA with an ERA of 4.32 and a WHIP of 1.440.
His team's record is 2-1 (+1.4 units) in these starts. The OVER is 2-1. (+0.8 units)
JAMES SHIELDS recent starts vs. PHILADELPHIA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
6/23/2012at PHILADELPHIA6-7-1408Loss,Over 5557217KENDRICK(R)
10/23/2008PHILADELPHIA4-2-1708Win,UnderW5.7007024MYERS(R)
6/16/2006at PHILADELPHIA10-4+1809.5Win,OverW6336016HAMELS(L)

COLE HAMELS vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
COLE HAMELS 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. (0-1031, -158.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 48.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (134-141, -27.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PHILADELPHIA games 51.2% of the time since 1997. (1097-1044, -40.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PHILADELPHIA games 50% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (144-144, -11.0 units)
Edge=PHILADELPHIA
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.5% of the time since 1997. (837-789, -59.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 55.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (102-81, +11.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PHILADELPHIA games 50% of the time since 1997. (813-813, -117.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PHILADELPHIA games 57.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (92-67, +16.7 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[P] 04/01/2013 - Danny Duffy 15-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/01/2013 - Felipe Paulino 60-day DL (2/12) ( Elbow )
[1B] 04/07/2013 - Eric Hosmer is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Philadelphia Phillies ( Rest )
PHILADELPHIA
[C] 03/31/2013 - Carlos Ruiz out indefinitely ( Suspension )
[RF] 03/31/2013 - Delmon Young 15-day DL (3/22) ( Ankle )
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