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BALTIMORE (22-18) AT KANSAS CITY (20-21) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
919: BALTIMORE
920: KANSAS CITY
7.0
-148
22-18
20-21
16-23-1
18-21-2
4.0 / 4.2
3.8 / 3.8
(R) U JIMENEZ
(R) J SHIELDS
2-4
5-3
4.02
2.54
1.45
1.08
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Fair   Temperature: 66.0 °
Humidity: 26   Wind: from the North at 16.1 gusting to 28.8 MPH (14 gusting to 25
 
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
BALTIMOREJIMENEZ +162 
KANSAS CITYSHIELDS-162 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
BALTIMORE team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games23-18+6.6204-167+451298-1514-120.617-23164-1921322-1352
when the total is 7 or less3-0+3.914-10+7.325-21+16.80-310-1321-21
as a road underdog of +125 to +1505-5+1.632-29+14.8165-188+37.96-430-30175-160
in road games14-8+9101-87+36.5613-795-16.212-1081-102678-661
on the road when the total is 7 or less3-0+3.914-10+7.324-21+14.30-310-1321-20
in May games10-6+4.240-32+10.5232-252-18.24-1236-35233-230
when playing on Sunday1-5-4.431-27+4.5183-263-79.83-326-30222-215
when playing with a day off4-2+230-14+18.2170-164+16.73-322-20166-152
in day games7-10-3.264-54+11.9393-488-72.37-1056-58429-424
in games played on a grass field18-17+1.3184-143+44.11134-1303-99.213-21140-1721152-1169
against right-handed starters20-14+6.9146-116+37.7940-1046-2016-17120-131925-958
when playing against a team with a losing record11-7+4.681-55+17.3600-539-98-1066-63535-548

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 games20-21-3.8178-187-2.51191-1601-136.918-21152-1961318-1341
when the total is 7 or less6-8-2.813-27-15.621-42-205-714-2127-31
as a home favorite of -125 to -1508-2+5.329-18+4.3116-96-15.14-623-23108-91
as a home favorite of -150 to -1751-0+111-8-1.939-31-9.91-08-1034-32
in home games10-9-0.691-90-8.7625-766-118.39-1074-97687-639
at home when the total is 7 or less1-3-2.63-8-7.95-12-10.50-41-96-10
in May games6-9-429-42-11.5191-297-63.17-729-40224-242
when playing on Sunday2-4-329-31-1.2194-252-14.54-230-28212-209
when playing with a day off4-2+1.813-24-13.6142-177-83-317-20158-143
in day games8-9-2.358-65-4.2383-515-36.59-757-61446-408
in games played on a grass field20-21-3.8171-180-5.51078-1437-131.218-21146-1891199-1201
against right-handed starters14-15-3.3123-129-2.2861-1122-60.813-14112-126956-930
when playing against a team with a winning record9-7+1.292-89+23.6585-856-26.56-968-102675-697
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.
BALTIMORE - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/4/2014GONZALEZ(R)@ MINNESOTAHUGHES(R)2-5L1008.5 unU88010111
5/6/2014TILLMAN(R)@ TAMPA BAYARCHER(R)5-3W1257.5 unO11101691
5/7/2014NORRIS(R)@ TAMPA BAYRAMOS(L)4-3W1107.5 ovU741781
5/8/2014JIMENEZ(R)@ TAMPA BAYPRICE(L)3-1W1607 ovU9709110
5/9/2014CHEN(L)HOUSTONFELDMAN(R)4-3W-1608.5 unU841630
5/10/2014GONZALEZ(R)HOUSTONMCHUGH(R)5-4W-1458.5 evO131011190
5/11/2014TILLMAN(R)HOUSTONCOSART(R)2-5L-1808.5 unU87011110
5/12/2014NORRIS(R)DETROITPORCELLO(R)1-4L-1059 unU660521
5/13/2014JIMENEZ(R)DETROITSMYLY(L)1-4L+1008.5 ovU770610
5/14/2014GAUSMAN(R)DETROITVERLANDER(R)5-7L+1058 unO991950
5/15/2014CHEN(L)@ KANSAS CITYVENTURA(R)2-1W1307 unU1070760
5/16/2014TILLMAN(R)@ KANSAS CITYGUTHRIE(R)4-0W-1107 ovU850551
5/17/2014NORRIS(R)@ KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L) 
5/18/2014JIMENEZ(R)@ KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
5/20/2014 @ PITTSBURGHLIRIANO(L) 
5/21/2014 @ PITTSBURGHRODRIGUEZ(L) 
5/22/2014 CLEVELANDTOMLIN(R) 
5/23/2014 CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R) 
5/24/2014 CLEVELAND  
5/25/2014 CLEVELAND  

KANSAS CITY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/4/2014VARGAS(L)DETROITVERLANDER(R)4-9L+1208.5 unO78016100
5/5/2014VENTURA(R)@ SAN DIEGOSTULTS(L)5-6L-1206.5 unO16111960
5/6/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ SAN DIEGOERLIN(L)3-1W1006.5 unU781640
5/7/2014SHIELDS(R)@ SAN DIEGOCASHNER(R)8-0W-1106 unO14110883
5/8/2014DUFFY(L)@ SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)0-1L1106.5 ovU440250
5/9/2014VARGAS(L)@ SEATTLEMAURER(R)6-1W-1107 evP1691561
5/10/2014VENTURA(R)@ SEATTLEYOUNG(R)1-3L-1356.5 ovU430760
5/11/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ SEATTLEELIAS(L)9-7W1257 unO12611145
5/13/2014SHIELDS(R)COLORADOMORALES(L)5-1W-1457 evU870540
5/14/2014VARGAS(L)COLORADOCHACIN(R)3-2W-1357.5 unU860650
5/15/2014VENTURA(R)BALTIMORECHEN(L)1-2L-1407 unU7601070
5/16/2014GUTHRIE(R)BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)0-4L+1007 ovU551850
5/17/2014DUFFY(L)BALTIMORENORRIS(R) 
5/18/2014SHIELDS(R)BALTIMOREJIMENEZ(R) 
5/19/2014VARGAS(L)CHI WHITE SOXCARROLL(R) 
5/20/2014VENTURA(R)CHI WHITE SOXRIENZO(R) 
5/21/2014GUTHRIE(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L) 
5/23/2014 @ LA ANGELSWILSON(L) 
5/24/2014 @ LA ANGELS  
5/25/2014 @ 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.
BALTIMORE - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games22-18+5.416-234.00.2610.3054.10.2660.328
Road Games13-8+7.811-105.00.2810.3304.30.2720.331
vs Right-handed Starters19-14+5.815-174.30.2690.3134.20.2620.325
Past 7 Games3-4-1.52-52.90.2500.2913.60.2320.287
Grass Games17-17+0.212-213.70.2560.2974.10.2670.326
Day Games7-10-3.27-103.90.2470.2924.90.2990.356
BALTIMORE - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.00.2610.305401396364105350.03157882911227931194229
Road Games5.00.2810.3302174821066210.0310455157914817102114
Righty Starters4.30.2690.31333116531389270.02141762361023724173026
BALTIMORE - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.771.41112456521291446998-314670%
Road Games3.631.41962282567721533-210376.9%

KANSAS CITY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games20-21-3.818-213.80.2540.3073.80.2400.297
Home Games10-9-0.69-103.70.2540.3124.30.2610.317
vs Right-handed Starters14-15-3.313-143.90.2530.3033.70.2400.301
Past 7 Games4-3+0.51-53.60.2610.3062.90.2280.267
Grass Games20-21-3.818-213.80.2540.3073.80.2400.297
Day Games8-9-2.39-74.20.2630.3174.40.2460.305
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.80.2540.307411395355104180.011451062252827140282318
Home Games3.70.2540.312196071544870.0165519412117158910
Righty Starters3.90.2530.3032997524771100.01101701532018625161710
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.421.283110.74842944481216-710566.7%
Home Games5.131.47254.3323154326583-16275%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
UBALDO JIMENEZ recent results and season statistics
UBALDO JIMENEZ - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts4.021.4472-48475.9212146522412-6-3.42-6
Road Starts3.181.4562-1422.75.78822111222-2+0.71-3
Last 3 Starts0.460.9162-0319.76.6111305202-1+1.70-3
UBALDO JIMENEZ - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2014DETROIT1-4+1008.5Loss,Under 7003027SMYLY(L)
5/8/2014at TAMPA BAY3-1+1607Win,UnderW5.3117023PRICE(L)
5/2/2014at MINNESOTA3-0+1058.5Win,UnderW7.30030110NOLASCO(R)

JAMES SHIELDS recent results and season statistics
JAMES SHIELDS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.541.0775-3960.36.7251753512565-4+0.25-3
Home Starts3.981.1311-2320.36.81092211171-2-1.51-2
Last 3 Starts3.541.3282-1320.36.8982413152-1+0.72-1
JAMES SHIELDS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2014COLORADO5-1-1457Win,UnderW7115008MORALES(L)
5/7/2014at SAN DIEGO8-0-1106Win,OverW7007024CASHNER(R)
5/2/2014DETROIT2-8-1307.5Loss,OverL6.38712113PORCELLO(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
KANSAS CITY is 10-11 (-0.3 Units) against BALTIMORE over the last 3 seasons
15 of 20 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+9.2 Units)
Games this season
BALTIMORE is 3-2 (+1.2 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
4 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.8 Units)

All games at KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
BALTIMORE is 5-3 (+2.2 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
6 of 7 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+4.8 Units)
Games played at KANSAS CITY this season.
BALTIMORE is 2-0 (+2.3 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
5/16/2014BALTIMORE4-110  81050TILLMAN(R)W9051
 KANSAS CITY0+1007 ovUnder50051GUTHRIE(R)L8481
5/15/2014BALTIMORE2+130  101070CHEN(L)W5.3171
 KANSAS CITY1-1407 unUnder70060VENTURA(R)L6.3271
4/27/2014KANSAS CITY9-135  131181SHIELDS(R)W7232
 BALTIMORE3+1257.5 unOver51041GONZALEZ(R)L6361
4/26/2014KANSAS CITY2+125 Under1100112GUTHRIE(R) 7261
 BALTIMORE3-1358.5 evWin80080CHEN(L) 7292
4/25/2014KANSAS CITY5+100  110190VENTURA(R)W8072
 BALTIMORE0-1108.5 unUnder70091JIMENEZ(R)L6464
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
UBALDO JIMENEZ vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
JIMENEZ is 4-3 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.491.
His team's record is 6-4 (+1.9 units) in these starts. The OVER is 4-5. (-1.3 units)
UBALDO JIMENEZ recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/25/2014KANSAS CITY0-5-1108.5Loss,UnderL6446043VENTURA(R)
9/9/2013KANSAS CITY4-3+1007.5Win,UnderW71070010SANTANA(R)
7/14/2013KANSAS CITY6-4-1058Win,Over 4448022SHIELDS(R)

JAMES SHIELDS vs. BALTIMORE since 1997
SHIELDS is 10-7 when starting against BALTIMORE with an ERA of 3.51 and a WHIP of 1.205.
His team's record is 14-11 (-2.0 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 12-11. (-0.4 units)
JAMES SHIELDS recent starts vs. BALTIMORE
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/27/2014at BALTIMORE9-3-1357.5Win,OverW7223126GONZALEZ(R)
10/2/2012BALTIMORE0-1-1407.5Loss,UnderL91121015GONZALEZ(R)
7/26/2012at BALTIMORE2-6-1159Loss,UnderL65560510TILLMAN(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 BALTIMORE games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1099, -3.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in BALTIMORE games 50.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (162-159, -15.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time since 1997. (1088-1111, -162.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 51.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (160-151, -9.8 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 BALTIMORE games 50.2% of the time since 1997. (867-859, -109.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in BALTIMORE games 55.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (144-115, +13.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.6% of the time since 1997. (931-872, -61.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 54.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (151-126, +7.2 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
BALTIMORE
[C] 05/11/2014 - Matt Wieters 15-day DL (5/11) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/03/2014 - Edgmer Escalo 60-day DL (3/30) ( Shoulder )
[LF] 03/31/2014 - Francisco Peguero 15-day DL (3/21) ( Wrist )
[3B] 03/31/2014 - Michael Almanzar 15-day DL (3/23) ( Arm )
[LF] 03/28/2014 - Nolan Reimold 60-day DL (3/26) ( Neck )
KANSAS CITY
[2B] 05/13/2014 - Omar Infante 15-day DL (5/13) ( Back )
[P] 05/02/2014 - Bruce Chen 15-day DL (4/25) ( Back )
[P] 04/09/2014 - Francisley Bueno 15-day DL (4/7) ( Finger )
[P] 03/30/2014 - Luke Hochevar 15-day DL (3/21) ( Elbow )
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