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Matchup Reports

Friday at 8:15 PM
ST LOUIS (60-55) AT KANSAS CITY (35-79) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
979: ST LOUIS
980: KANSAS CITY
9.5
+128
60-55
35-79
53-57-5
48-59-7
4.5 / 4.2
3.7 / 5.4
(L) A GOMBER
(R) B SMITH
0-0
1-3
5.23
8.28
1.36
1.50
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
ST LOUISGOMBER-141 
KANSAS CITYSMITH +141 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
ST LOUIS team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games60-55-6.6229-210-22.21990-1650+1953-57217-2031732-1730
when the total is 9 to 9.514-13-1.557-54-8.6625-513+6.112-1449-55527-535
as a road favorite of -125 to -17510-6+236-23+4.7288-210-4.95-1026-30250-235
in road games31-29+1118-104+15.1916-908-13.930-27116-96907-836
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.511-9+135-37-6.4287-273+4.59-1032-35256-273
in August games6-2+3.435-28-3.6337-265+1.23-436-24285-281
when playing on Friday8-9-233-36-7.5301-273-20.48-831-36266-271
when playing with a day off7-9-4.621-37-25236-203-1.69-631-26207-201
in an inter-league game7-7-2.923-31-16.7187-184-31.73-1027-24168-183
in night games34-35-9.4150-140-201284-1091-2432-34149-1291131-1120
against right-handed starters43-40-5.2173-155-12.11471-1165+86.435-43160-1561264-1247
after a win27-32-11.8112-115-29.31053-918-77.325-32112-109931-945
when playing against a team with a losing record22-19-6.3114-82-0.51031-761+8.414-2590-101862-853
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season5-6-3.260-44-2.3539-396-8.35-543-57446-451

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 games35-79-28.8196-242-23.91573-1971-126.148-59200-2171664-1706
when the total is 9 to 9.516-44-25.573-101-23.3562-795-113.124-3079-83633-640
as a home underdog of +125 to +1756-10-1.522-23+7.7164-246-12.15-1020-22181-211
in home games16-39-21.7106-111-7.2827-940-115.522-2999-110860-825
at home when the total is 9 to 9.512-29-15.641-60-19.2296-428-122.313-2442-53352-332
in August games2-6-2.832-33+1.5268-341-21.45-230-30273-302
when playing on Friday6-12-2.631-39-2241-325-36.510-831-36269-271
when playing with a day off6-11+0.222-32-4.5190-223-1.76-1127-27206-185
in an inter-league game4-8-0.623-29-2.1195-212+12.61-1018-31196-190
in night games20-49-21132-167-24.91069-1343-10829-35136-1481107-1187
against left-handed starters14-24-2.453-69-5.1439-593-76.313-2358-61465-521
after shutting out their opponent0-7-76-14-8.870-80-2.12-57-1368-74
after a win9-23-1395-100-1.7722-850-4413-1891-95760-747
when playing against a team with a winning record12-41-17.794-128-10.5767-1050-22.623-2695-116830-900
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season2-13-7.634-60-16.9380-530-4.27-641-47410-455
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.
ST LOUIS - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/27/2018WEAVER(R)CHICAGO CUBSMONTGOMERY(L)5-2W-1259 ovU1280851
7/28/2018MIKOLAS(R)CHICAGO CUBSQUINTANA(L)6-2W-1108.5 ovU950740
7/29/2018GANT(R)CHICAGO CUBSHENDRICKS(R)2-5L+1108.5 evU5411070
7/30/2018MARTINEZ(R)COLORADOANDERSON(L)5-4W-1358 unO772980
7/31/2018FLAHERTY(R)COLORADOGRAY(R)3-6L-1157 ovO420961
8/1/2018WEAVER(R)COLORADOFREELAND(L)6-3W-1358 evO131107100
8/2/2018MIKOLAS(R)COLORADOSENZATELA(R)3-2W-1408.5 unU881761
8/3/2018GANT(R)@ PITTSBURGHARCHER(R)6-7L1458 ovO151601271
8/4/2018GOMBER(L)@ PITTSBURGHNOVA(R)8-4W1008.5 ovO14120871
8/5/2018FLAHERTY(R)@ PITTSBURGHWILLIAMS(R)2-1W-1208.5 evU1090561
8/6/2018WEAVER(R)@ MIAMICHEN(L)1-2L-1558 evU7100851
8/7/2018MIKOLAS(R)@ MIAMILOPEZ(R)3-2W-1457.5 unU750640
8/8/2018GANT(R)@ MIAMIRICHARDS(R)7-1W-1158 ovP950330
8/10/2018GOMBER(L)@ KANSAS CITYSMITH(R) 
8/11/2018FLAHERTY(R)@ KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L) 
8/12/2018WEAVER(R)@ KANSAS CITYJUNIS(R) 
8/13/2018MIKOLAS(R)WASHINGTONMILONE(L) 
8/14/2018GANT(R)WASHINGTONGONZALEZ(L) 
8/15/2018 WASHINGTON  
8/16/2018 WASHINGTON  
8/17/2018 MILWAUKEE  

KANSAS CITY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/28/2018KELLER(R)@ NY YANKEESSEVERINO(R)10-5W3408.5 unO11411390
7/28/2018FILLMYER(R)@ NY YANKEESSABATHIA(L)4-5L2709.5 unU121501090
7/29/2018SMITH(R)@ NY YANKEESHAPP(L)3-6L2659 evP641960
7/31/2018DUFFY(L)@ CHI WHITE SOXSHIELDS(R)4-2W1109 unU65010130
8/1/2018JUNIS(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXCOVEY(R)10-5W1209.5 unO1060962
8/2/2018KELLER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXLOPEZ(R)4-6L1309.5 evO750950
8/3/2018FILLMYER(R)@ MINNESOTAODORIZZI(R)4-6L1829.5 evO10601190
8/4/2018SMITH(R)@ MINNESOTABERRIOS(R)2-8L2109 unO6701170
8/5/2018DUFFY(L)@ MINNESOTASANTANA(R)5-6L1209 ovO12901151
8/6/2018JUNIS(R)CHICAGO CUBSHAMELS(L)1-3L+1759 ovU870980
8/7/2018KELLER(R)CHICAGO CUBSMONTGOMERY(L)0-5L+1558.5 evU690970
8/8/2018FILLMYER(R)CHICAGO CUBSQUINTANA(L)9-0W+2009 ovP940341
8/10/2018SMITH(R)ST LOUISGOMBER(L) 
8/11/2018DUFFY(L)ST LOUISFLAHERTY(R) 
8/12/2018JUNIS(R)ST LOUISWEAVER(R) 
8/13/2018KELLER(R)TORONTOHAUSCHILD(R) 
8/14/2018FILLMYER(R)TORONTOBORUCKI(L) 
8/15/2018 TORONTO  
8/16/2018 TORONTO  
8/17/2018 @ CHI WHITE SOX  
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.
ST LOUIS - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games60-55-6.753-574.50.2490.3150.3950.7104.20.2430.3130.3680.681
Road Games31-29+130-274.80.2500.3220.4130.7344.20.2480.3230.3720.696
vs Right-handed Starters43-40-5.235-434.30.2470.3080.3930.7014.00.2310.3040.3540.658
Past 7 Games5-2+2.42-44.30.2800.3480.4200.7682.70.2220.2650.3170.582
Grass Games60-55-6.753-574.50.2490.3150.3950.7104.20.2430.3130.3680.681
Night Games34-35-9.432-344.50.2540.3200.4040.7244.20.2430.3100.3700.679
Interleague7-7-2.93-103.90.2400.2950.3690.6653.50.2300.2920.3220.613
ST LOUIS - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2490.315115391497315961340.3954913819644779689879933
Road Games4.80.2500.322602092523924800.4132792225462644040445320
Righty Starters4.30.2470.3088328216961163970.3933412516973056059546924
ST LOUIS - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.341.3993962101913894016536620-21271662.8%
Road Games4.611.530197.311210121320891897-1317965.4%

KANSAS CITY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games35-79-28.848-593.70.2400.2940.3670.6615.40.2780.3460.4440.791
Home Games16-39-21.722-293.50.2430.2980.3610.6605.60.2770.3450.4330.778
vs Left-handed Starters14-24-2.413-233.60.2410.2950.3610.6574.80.2630.3290.4080.737
Past 7 Games1-6-44-23.60.2450.2900.3420.6314.90.2790.3560.4470.803
Grass Games35-76-25.846-593.70.2400.2930.3640.6575.30.2770.3440.4420.786
Night Games20-49-2129-353.90.2470.3030.3720.6755.40.2770.3460.4450.791
Interleague4-8-0.61-102.60.2020.2590.3020.5614.10.2540.3130.3920.705
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games3.70.2400.294114388493417515950.367401294894567651005110737
Home Games3.50.2430.298551838446959350.3611811464042737353185620
Lefty Starters3.60.2410.295381276307586280.361126993062126136173611
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games5.321.545378.62372244115517429713-24241660%
Home Games5.481.534193.712111820925881457-1012763.2%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
AUSTIN GOMBER recent results and season statistics
AUSTIN GOMBER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts5.231.3550-0210.35.266925112-0+21-1
Road Starts5.231.3550-0210.35.266925112-0+21-1
Last 3 Starts5.231.3550-0210.35.266925112-0+21-1
AUSTIN GOMBER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/4/2018at PITTSBURGH8-4+1008.5Win,Over 4447135NOVA(R)
7/24/2018at CINCINNATI4-2-13010.5Win,Under 6.3222126BAILEY(R)

BURCH SMITH recent results and season statistics
BURCH SMITH - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts8.281.5001-3520.74.119192348201-4-33-0
Home Starts2.840.4741-016.36.32210261-0+10-0
Last 3 Starts7.631.3051-2315.35.113131337141-2-11-0
BURCH SMITH - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/4/2018at MINNESOTA2-8+2109Loss,OverL5667224BERRIOS(R)
7/29/2018at NY YANKEES3-6+2659LossL4555134HAPP(L)
7/24/2018DETROIT5-4-1059WinW6.3221026ZIMMERMANN(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 5-6 (+1.4 Units) against ST LOUIS over the last 3 seasons
5 of 10 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=-0.6 Units, Under=-0.8 Units)
Games this season
KANSAS CITY is 2-1 (+2.6 Units) against ST LOUIS this season
3 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+3.0 Units)

All games at KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
ST LOUIS is 3-1 (+2.0 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+3.0 Units)
Games played at KANSAS CITY this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
AUSTIN GOMBER vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
AUSTIN GOMBER recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

BURCH SMITH vs. ST LOUIS since 1997
SMITH is 0-1 when starting against ST LOUIS with an ERA of 36.00 and a WHIP of 8.000.
His team's record is 0-1 (-1.1 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 0-0. (+0.0 units)
BURCH SMITH recent starts vs. ST LOUIS
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/22/2013ST LOUIS3-5-1058LossL1445031LYONS(L)
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 ST LOUIS games 51.6% of the time since 1997. (1529-1434, -13.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in ST LOUIS games 54.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (200-170, +16.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 50.7% of the time since 1997. (1446-1407, -149.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 55.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (217-171, +17.2 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring the UNDER in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ST LOUIS games 50.3% of the time since 1997. (1259-1243, -160.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in ST LOUIS games 48.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (188-200, -38.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.4% of the time since 1997. (1264-1196, -102.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 49.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (190-194, -31.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
ST LOUIS
[LF] 08/07/2018 - Tyler O'Neill 10-day DL (08/04) ( Groin )
[CF] 08/04/2018 - Dexter Fowler 10-day DL (08/04) ( Foot )
[P] 07/31/2018 - Luke Gregerson 10-day DL (07/26) ( Shoulder )
[P] 07/28/2018 - Brett Cecil 10-day DL (07/23) ( Foot )
[P] 06/30/2018 - Alex Reyes 60-day DL (06/30) ( Side )
[P] 06/20/2018 - Matt Bowman 10-day DL (06/20) ( Blister )
[P] 06/20/2018 - Michael Wacha 10-day DL (06/20) ( Oblique )
[P] 05/15/2018 - Adam Wainwright 60-day DL (05/14) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/07/2018 - Dominic Leone 60-day DL (05/06) ( Arm )
KANSAS CITY
[RF] 08/01/2018 - Brian Goodwin 10-day DL (07/29) ( Groin )
[3B] 07/31/2018 - Cheslor Cuthbert 60-day DL (05/16) ( Back )
[P] 07/11/2018 - Ian Kennedy 10-day DL (07/11) ( Oblique )
[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 )
[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 )
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