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KANSAS CITY (22-29) AT TEXAS (33-20) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
971: KANSAS CITY
972: TEXAS
9.0
-132
22-29
33-20
20-29-2
21-29-3
4.0 / 4.1
4.7 / 3.7
(R) J SHIELDS
(R) N TEPESCH
2-6
3-4
2.96
3.88
1.06
1.29
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: A Few Clouds   Temperature: 65.0 °
Humidity: 34   Wind: from the North at 15.0 gusting to 26.5 MPH (13 gusting to 23
 
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 +140 
TEXASTEPESCH-140 
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 games22-29-8.7165-211-20.81107-1533-147.820-29171-1861259-1257
when the total is 9 to 9.55-6-2.567-74+2.2470-679-89.65-560-68542-541
as a road underdog of +100 to +1255-6-0.423-31-5.2131-153-4.43-823-29128-142
in road games12-15-1.678-112-4.4526-799-2410-1689-93602-659
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.53-1+1.729-29+11222-315+154-025-29239-265
in June games0-0023-31-8200-228+180-019-29187-215
when playing on Saturday2-6-5.227-34-5.8170-263-50.90-828-29227-187
when playing with a day off1-4-3.115-25-9.9136-169-3.92-320-19151-136
in day games10-9+2.149-70-11.3351-494-46.26-1354-59423-381
in games played on a grass field22-29-8.7160-202-20.2998-1372-140.120-29165-1781143-1120
against right-handed starters18-18-0.6122-146-6.4804-1073-66.216-18128-126914-874
when playing against a team with a winning record8-10-0.581-106+1.4543-824-40.46-1179-97647-657

TEXAS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games33-20+8233-162+16.71367-1317-8.621-29187-1901262-1297
when the total is 9 to 9.511-1+10.286-55+3.8378-377+54-768-64336-374
as a home favorite of -125 to -1507-3+3.132-19+5.6200-141+5.15-426-23165-160
in home games16-7+6.4125-69+16.7753-584+32.98-14101-87645-628
at home when the total is 9 to 9.59-0+9.260-36+0.4167-112+20.93-548-44128-137
in June games0-0033-22+3.1214-217-8.30-027-27210-209
when playing on Saturday6-2+3.838-27-0.4206-225-41.84-433-31204-206
when playing with a day off6-1+4.629-18+5.1165-143+13.62-529-18152-141
in day games8-8-1.762-50-0.8343-366-18.55-1055-54335-342
in games played on a grass field33-20+8223-152+181258-1200-1.321-29180-1781165-1177
against right-handed starters21-14+3.3165-112+16.8995-918+32.815-17131-131907-920
when playing against a team with a losing record19-13+3.6114-72+6.8659-537-7.714-1691-86579-558
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
5/18/2013SANTANA(R)@ OAKLANDMILONE(L)1-2L1257 evU570550
5/19/2013MENDOZA(R)@ OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R)3-4L1558 evU11121950
5/20/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L)5-6L-1559 ovO1171970
5/21/2013DAVIS(R)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(R)7-3W-1309 unO137210101
5/22/2013SHIELDS(R)@ HOUSTONLYLES(R)1-3L-2107.5 ovU651850
5/23/2013SANTANA(R)LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)4-5L-1208.5 unO1070840
5/24/2013MENDOZA(R)LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)2-5L+1108.5 ovU6701191
5/25/2013GUTHRIE(R)LA ANGELSBUCKNER(R)0-7L-1209.5 ovU451840
5/26/2013DAVIS(R)LA ANGELSWILLIAMS(R)2-5L+1059 unU101201082
5/27/2013SHIELDS(R)ST LOUISWAINWRIGHT(R)3-6L+1007 ovO138012110
5/28/2013SANTANA(R)ST LOUISLYONS(L)1-4L-1159 ovU220830
5/29/2013MENDOZA(R)@ ST LOUISLYNN(R)3-5L1758 ovP10801280
5/30/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ ST LOUISWACHA(R)4-2W1608.5 unU441891
5/31/2013DAVIS(R)@ TEXASHOLLAND(L) 
6/1/2013SHIELDS(R)@ TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
6/2/2013SANTANA(R)@ TEXASDARVISH(R) 
6/4/2013MENDOZA(R)MINNESOTADEDUNO(R) 
6/5/2013GUTHRIE(R)MINNESOTAWALTERS(R) 
6/6/2013DAVIS(R)MINNESOTAPELFREY(R) 
6/7/2013 HOUSTON  
6/8/2013 HOUSTON  

TEXAS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/18/2013GRIMM(R)DETROITSANCHEZ(R)7-2W+1209.5 evU1390752
5/19/2013HOLLAND(L)DETROITFISTER(R)11-8W-1309 unO189013101
5/20/2013LINDBLOM(R)OAKLANDCOLON(R)2-9L-13510.5 unO63115150
5/21/2013DARVISH(R)OAKLANDSTRAILY(R)0-1L-2058.5 unU3217110
5/22/2013WOLF(R)OAKLANDPARKER(R)3-1W-11510 unU621460
5/24/2013GRIMM(R)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)9-5W-1158 unO13601490
5/25/2013HOLLAND(L)@ SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)5-2W1206.5 unO1392570
5/26/2013TEPESCH(R)@ SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)3-4L1107 ovP8501190
5/27/2013PEREZ(L)@ ARIZONASKAGGS(L)3-5L1009.5 unU91111280
5/27/2013DARVISH(R)@ ARIZONACAHILL(R)4-5L-1458 unO860952
5/30/2013GRIMM(R)ARIZONAMCCARTHY(R)9-5W-1409.5 unO15911480
5/31/2013HOLLAND(L)KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R) 
6/1/2013TEPESCH(R)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
6/2/2013DARVISH(R)KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R) 
6/4/2013GRIMM(R)@ BOSTONLACKEY(R) 
6/5/2013HOLLAND(L)@ BOSTONMORALES(L) 
6/6/2013TEPESCH(R)@ BOSTONLESTER(L) 
6/7/2013 @ TORONTO  
6/8/2013 @ TORONTO  
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 Games22-29-8.720-294.00.2590.3094.10.2590.316
Road Games12-15-1.610-164.40.2640.3153.80.2590.321
vs Right-handed Starters18-18-0.616-184.40.2750.3224.10.2610.315
Past 7 Games1-6-4.81-52.10.2140.2654.90.2900.362
Grass Games22-29-8.720-294.00.2590.3094.10.2590.316
Day Games10-9+2.16-133.90.2750.3313.40.2560.301
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.00.2590.309511747452130290.021951273354133952344528
Road Games4.40.2640.3152794625074180.02113701912217728152114
Righty Starters4.40.2750.322361244342101220.02152872322724734233218
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.181.233127.3504511113461228-812860%
Road Games3.271.16766252445932635-67463.6%

TEXAS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games33-20+821-294.70.2710.3283.70.2430.302
Home Games16-7+6.48-145.20.2850.3483.20.2320.302
vs Right-handed Starters21-14+3.215-174.70.2680.3163.80.2480.308
Past 7 Games4-3+0.84-25.10.2830.3313.90.2670.305
Grass Games33-20+821-294.70.2710.3283.70.2430.302
Day Games8-8-1.75-104.30.2570.3184.00.2510.301
TEXAS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.70.2710.328531821494166660.042351543483235758254221
Home Games5.20.2850.3482376421871340.04115731401715824101811
Righty Starters4.70.2680.316351196320102440.04155852182421837152412
TEXAS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.321.248154.6595714113521269-317289.5%
Home Games2.371.11268.3201849527534-05183.3%
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 Starts2.961.0632-611797.2272664820733-8-6.84-7
Road Starts2.851.1461-36416.813134047422-4-2.42-4
Last 3 Starts4.291.3330-33217.010102246200-3-4.21-2
JAMES SHIELDS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/27/2013ST LOUIS3-6+1007Loss,OverL6669154WAINWRIGHT(R)
5/22/2013at HOUSTON1-3-2107.5Loss,UnderL7227107LYLES(R)
5/17/2013at OAKLAND1-2-1107Loss,UnderL8226219PARKER(R)

NICK TEPESCH recent results and season statistics
NICK TEPESCH - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.881.2943-4948.75.4222149614374-5-1.92-6
Home Starts3.481.3551-2420.75.2882028132-2-0.40-4
Last 3 Starts2.701.2001-1316.75.6551525151-2-1.21-1
NICK TEPESCH - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/26/2013at SEATTLE3-4+1107Loss 5.7225116IWAKUMA(R)
5/17/2013DETROIT1-2-12510.5Loss,UnderL5226031PORCELLO(R)
5/12/2013at HOUSTON12-7-1409Win,OverW6114118LYLES(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
TEXAS is 11-6 (+1.2 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
10 of 15 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+5.0 Units)
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games at TEXAS over the last 3 seasons
KANSAS CITY is 3-5 (+0.5 Units) against TEXAS over the last 3 seasons
6 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+4.1 Units)
Games played at TEXAS this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JAMES SHIELDS vs. TEXAS since 1997
SHIELDS is 7-5 when starting against TEXAS with an ERA of 3.59 and a WHIP of 0.963.
His team's record is 8-5 (+3.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-8. (-3.6 units)
JAMES SHIELDS recent starts vs. TEXAS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/9/2012TEXAS6-0-1357.5Win,UnderW9002008OSWALT(R)
8/28/2012at TEXAS0-1+1159Loss,UnderL7113128DARVISH(R)
4/27/2012at TEXAS8-4+1359Win,OverW64411208HARRISON(L)

NICK TEPESCH vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
NICK TEPESCH 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 Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1046, -157.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (153-156, -27.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 50.5% of the time since 1997. (1085-1064, -58.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TEXAS games 51.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (174-164, -5.5 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 51.3% of the time since 1997. (855-812, -68.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 53.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (120-104, +3.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 48.8% of the time since 1997. (822-864, -159.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TEXAS games 52% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (130-120, -3.8 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 )
[CF] 05/17/2013 - Jarrod Dyson 15-day DL (5/16) ( Ankle )
[C] 05/30/2013 - Salvador Perez out indefinitely ( Personal )
TEXAS
[P] 05/25/2013 - Matt Harrison 60-day DL (4/7) ( Back )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Colby Lewis 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Joakim Soria 15-day DL (3/22) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/31/2013 - Neftali Feliz 60-day DL (3/24) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/16/2013 - Alexi Ogando 15-day DL (5/16) ( Bicep )
[2B] 05/19/2013 - Ian Kinsler 15-day DL (5/18) ( Ribs )
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