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Matchup Reports

Wednesday at 1:10 PM
KANSAS CITY (26-65) AT MINNESOTA (40-49) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
915: KANSAS CITY
916: MINNESOTA
9.5
-203
26-65
40-49
37-50-4
42-44-3
3.5 / 5.5
4.3 / 4.6
(R) B SMITH
(R) L LYNN
0-0
6-7
0.00
5.21
0.00
1.66
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 CITYSMITH +197 
MINNESOTALYNN-197 
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 games26-65-28.2187-228-23.21564-1957-125.537-50189-2081653-1697
when the total is 9 to 9.59-32-22.366-89-20.1555-783-109.915-2370-76624-633
as a road underdog of +175 to +2505-15-57-31-17.3139-262+18.27-1314-23180-198
in road games15-30-486-121-13.5742-1021-7.417-2692-103795-877
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.51-5-3.429-31+2.4263-357+15.83-229-26273-304
in July games1-8-6.424-37-11.3238-328-426-328-32273-267
when playing on Wednesday3-10-5.427-36-6.4247-289+1.93-1032-30232-287
against division opponents13-18-394-89+8.7688-799-21.612-1889-86718-703
in day games12-24-7.461-69+1.4496-617-19.613-2258-67545-514
against right-handed starters13-47-30135-165-22.31126-1370-53.425-31132-1511189-1180
after a win6-18-11.592-95-0.3719-845-42.58-1586-92755-744
when playing against a team with a losing record15-23-686-85-1.4714-792-84.511-2581-83738-690
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season1-1+0.645-34+6.4381-407-37.21-141-36407-342

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 games40-49-10.8184-230-30.51696-1822-47.342-44211-1831610-1730
when the total is 9 to 9.518-19-4.381-94-10.2651-679-39.617-1881-80576-659
as a home favorite of -175 to -2504-2+0.49-5088-53-15.61-45-868-63
in home games24-20+1.195-111-24904-855-47.919-23109-88822-849
at home when the total is 9 to 9.510-12-545-53-13.8355-326-30.58-1247-44294-336
in July games5-5-0.630-31+0.4286-275+275-529-28250-279
when playing on Wednesday5-8-4.724-33-9.8260-270+4.25-830-26238-264
against division opponents18-14+1.983-101-11.9771-723+49.813-1888-86688-734
in day games18-20-2.365-91-20564-637-41.416-2076-73532-605
against right-handed starters30-34-5.8127-167-33.81207-1271-11.332-30151-1301131-1208
after a loss19-29-10.395-135-30.8827-987-89.624-22120-98840-889
when playing against a team with a losing record18-18-5.786-91-15868-787+9.916-18100-69749-817
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season5-1+3.447-35+7.3439-395-15.33-346-33382-407
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
6/27/2018DUFFY(L)@ MILWAUKEESUTER(L)5-4W1878 unO850970
6/29/2018KENNEDY(R)@ SEATTLEGONZALES(L)1-4L1878 ovU630560
6/30/2018HAMMEL(R)@ SEATTLEHERNANDEZ(R)4-6L1908.5 unO9801471
7/1/2018KELLER(R)@ SEATTLEPAXTON(L)0-1L2457 ovU240640
7/2/2018JUNIS(R)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R)3-9L+2408 ovO8411160
7/3/2018DUFFY(L)CLEVELANDBIEBER(R)4-6L+1509 ovO128111101
7/4/2018OAKS(R)CLEVELANDBAUER(R)2-3L+2159 ovU860470
7/6/2018HAMMEL(R)BOSTONSALE(L)5-10L+3108 evO10601561
7/7/2018KELLER(R)BOSTONPRICE(L)4-15L+1709.5 unO69016121
7/8/2018FILLMYER(R)BOSTONPORCELLO(R)4-7L+2059.5 ovO129114100
7/9/2018DUFFY(L)@ MINNESOTABERRIOS(R)1-3L1878.5 ovU77011120
7/10/2018KENNEDY(R)@ MINNESOTASLEGERS(R)9-4W15510 evO1591960
7/11/2018SMITH(R)@ MINNESOTALYNN(R) 
7/13/2018KELLER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXLOPEZ(R) 
7/14/2018 @ CHI WHITE SOXSHIELDS(R) 
7/15/2018DUFFY(L)@ CHI WHITE SOXGIOLITO(R) 

MINNESOTA - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
6/27/2018GIBSON(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXSHIELDS(R)1-6L-1409 unU5801251
6/28/2018ODORIZZI(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXGIOLITO(R)2-1W-1159.5 ovU713010131
6/29/2018BERRIOS(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSMONTGOMERY(L)6-10L1259.5 evO10901282
6/30/2018MEJIA(L)@ CHICAGO CUBSCHATWOOD(R)9-14L12510.5 evO117020110
7/1/2018LYNN(R)@ CHICAGO CUBSLESTER(L)10-11L17012 unO1611114101
7/2/2018GIBSON(R)@ MILWAUKEESUTER(L)5-6L1258 unO115214122
7/3/2018ODORIZZI(R)@ MILWAUKEEGUERRA(R)0-2L1408.5 ovU281461
7/4/2018BERRIOS(R)@ MILWAUKEEANDERSON(R)2-3L1058.5 evU641640
7/5/2018SLEGERS(R)BALTIMORECASHNER(R)5-2W-13510 unU970551
7/6/2018LYNN(R)BALTIMOREBUNDY(R)6-2W-1358.5 ovU115111101
7/7/2018GIBSON(R)BALTIMOREGAUSMAN(R)5-4W-1408.5 ovO850761
7/8/2018ODORIZZI(R)BALTIMORECOBB(R)10-1W-14010 evO1140761
7/9/2018BERRIOS(R)KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L)3-1W-2058.5 ovU11120770
7/10/2018SLEGERS(R)KANSAS CITYKENNEDY(R)4-9L-16510 evO9601591
7/11/2018LYNN(R)KANSAS CITYSMITH(R) 
7/12/2018GIBSON(R)TAMPA BAYSNELL(L) 
7/13/2018ODORIZZI(R)TAMPA BAYEOVALDI(R) 
7/14/2018BERRIOS(R)TAMPA BAYARCHER(R) 
7/15/2018SLEGERS(R)TAMPA BAYANDRIESE(R) 
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-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games26-65-28.237-503.50.2390.2920.3600.6515.50.2780.3440.4460.790
Road Games15-30-417-263.60.2360.2880.3600.6485.10.2670.3340.4390.773
vs Right-handed Starters13-47-3025-313.50.2410.2920.3620.6555.90.2850.3530.4630.816
Past 7 Games1-6-4.45-24.10.2790.3120.4180.7306.90.3210.4130.4540.867
Grass Games26-62-25.235-503.50.2380.2910.3560.6475.40.2760.3410.4420.783
Day Games12-24-7.413-223.10.2280.2780.3410.6195.50.2770.3440.4390.783
Division13-18-312-183.90.2590.3100.3800.6905.20.2670.3350.4160.751
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.50.2390.29291310274114112700.3603022317023860892428534
Road Games3.60.2360.288451561369605410.3601581123601629942263514
Righty Starters3.50.2410.292602072499958470.3622001504502240759265523
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.301.525302.31911783204214123112-18191457.6%
Road Games4.931.489135847413619651046-1011857.9%

MINNESOTA - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games40-49-10.842-444.30.2400.3080.3880.6964.60.2560.3220.4090.731
Home Games24-20+1.119-234.30.2510.3210.4080.7294.20.2470.3110.3820.693
vs Right-handed Starters30-34-5.832-304.50.2440.3120.4020.7144.70.2560.3250.4140.739
Past 7 Games5-2+2.43-45.00.2750.3210.4360.7583.10.2460.2940.4070.700
Grass Games40-46-7.839-444.30.2400.3080.3870.6954.40.2530.3190.4040.723
Day Games18-20-2.316-204.40.2410.3110.3940.7054.30.2500.3210.3970.718
Division18-14+1.913-184.50.2380.3140.3840.6984.00.2500.2950.3980.693
MINNESOTA - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2400.30889304273017012850.3883632997432959062467044
Home Games4.30.2510.321441432359898400.4081801483481328234203518
Righty Starters4.50.2440.3126422015361318670.4022752205162542749294832
MINNESOTA - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.431.381318.71661573374810333014-18201655.6%
Home Games4.191.309156.7767315820471496-713668.4%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
BURCH SMITH recent results and season statistics
BURCH SMITH - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Road Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
Last 3 Starts0.000.0000-00010000000-000-0
BURCH SMITH - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
9/27/2013at SAN FRANCISCO3-7+1007Loss,OverL5.7668338VOGELSONG(R)
9/21/2013LA DODGERS0-4+1706Loss,UnderL6223156KERSHAW(L)
9/15/2013at ATLANTA4-0+1858Win,UnderW70030210TEHERAN(R)

LANCE LYNN recent results and season statistics
LANCE LYNN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.211.6566-71786.45.1525091852857-10-2.210-7
Home Starts2.531.4534-2842.75.3131234228394-4+0.62-6
Last 3 Starts8.521.9731-2312.74.213121916121-2-1.22-1
LANCE LYNN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/6/2018BALTIMORE6-2-1358.5Win,UnderW6116023BUNDY(R)
7/1/2018at CHICAGO CUBS10-11+17012Loss,OverL1.7775131LESTER(L)
6/26/2018at CHI WHITE SOX4-8-1258.5Loss,OverL5548018LOPEZ(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 26-17 (+8.4 Units) against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
25 of 40 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+8.4 Units)
Games this season
KANSAS CITY is 3-2 (+1.8 Units) against MINNESOTA this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+0.7 Units)

All games at MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
KANSAS CITY is 10-10 (+0.8 Units) against MINNESOTA over the last 3 seasons
14 of 18 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+9.4 Units)
Games played at MINNESOTA this season.
KANSAS CITY is 1-1 (+0.6 Units) against MINNESOTA this season
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=-0.2 Units, Under=-0.1 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
7/10/2018KANSAS CITY9+155  152191KENNEDY(R) 3251
 MINNESOTA4-16510 evOver91060SLEGERS(R)L1.3570
7/9/2018KANSAS CITY1+187 Under70070DUFFY(L) 6062
 MINNESOTA3-2058.5 ovWin1100120BERRIOS(R)W7160
5/30/2018MINNESOTA8-135 Over112070ROMERO(R)L1.7891
 KANSAS CITY11+1259 ovWin163270KELLER(R) 3131
5/29/2018MINNESOTA1-120 Under700130GIBSON(R) 7051
 KANSAS CITY2+1108.5 ovWin910100DUFFY(L) 6144
5/28/2018MINNESOTA8+100  1211101LYNN(R)W6263
 KANSAS CITY5-1109 ovOver1310120JUNIS(R)L6364
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
BURCH SMITH vs. MINNESOTA since 1997
No recent starts.
BURCH SMITH recent starts vs. MINNESOTA
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

LANCE LYNN vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
LYNN is 1-1 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 5.04 and a WHIP of 1.649.
His team's record is 4-1 (+3.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 3-1. (+2.0 units)
LANCE LYNN recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/28/2018at KANSAS CITY8-5+1009Win,OverW6226035JUNIS(R)
8/10/2017KANSAS CITY8-6-1459Win,Over 6326053HAMMEL(R)
5/22/2015at KANSAS CITY0-5+1007Loss,UnderL65510214YOUNG(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 KANSAS CITY in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 50.8% of the time since 1997. (1439-1394, -142.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 57.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (210-158, +23.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 49.3% of the time since 1997. (1398-1437, -218.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in MINNESOTA games 47.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (165-180, -34.2 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 51.4% of the time since 1997. (1256-1188, -101.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (182-186, -30.6 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 50.1% of the time since 1997. (1197-1191, -150.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in MINNESOTA games 49.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (184-185, -22.0 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[P] 07/11/2018 - Ian Kennedy left last game, is "?" next start ( Oblique )
[P] 07/08/2018 - Jakob Junis 10-day DL (07/08) ( Back )
[P] 07/06/2018 - Blaine Boyer 60-day DL (05/29) ( Back )
[P] 06/27/2018 - Justin Grimm 10-day DL (06/24) ( Shoulder )
[LF] 06/17/2018 - Jorge Soler 10-day DL (06/16) ( Foot )
[P] 05/27/2018 - Eric Skoglund 60-day DL (05/26) ( Arm )
[3B] 05/21/2018 - Cheslor Cuthbert 10-day DL (05/16) ( Back )
[P] 03/30/2018 - Nathan Karns 60-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Jesse Hahn 60-day DL (03/06) ( Elbow )
[CF] 03/26/2018 - Bubba Starling 10-day DL (03/26) ( Oblique )
MINNESOTA
[SS] 07/03/2018 - Ehire Adrianza 10-day DL (07/03) ( Hamstring )
[SS] 06/29/2018 - Taylor Motter 7-day DL (06/29) ( Concussion )
[C] 06/10/2018 - Jason Castro is out for season ( Knee )
[CF] 05/31/2018 - Byron Buxton 10-day DL (05/30) ( Toe )
[P] 05/06/2018 - Ervin Santana 60-day DL (03/29) ( Finger )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Michael Pineda 60-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
[P] 03/26/2018 - Trevor May 60-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
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