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Matchup Reports

Saturday at 7:10 PM
CLEVELAND (8-11) AT KANSAS CITY (11-8) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
925: CLEVELAND
926: KANSAS CITY
9.0
-158
8-11
11-8
9-9-1
8-11-0
4.5 / 4.8
4.3 / 3.5
(L) S KAZMIR
(R) E SANTANA
0-0
2-1
16.22
2.48
3.30
1.07
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
CLEVELANDKAZMIR +177 
KANSAS CITYSANTANA-177 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
CLEVELAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games8-11-1.5159-187-17.71340-1322-103.99-9173-1561247-1293
when the total is 9 to 9.52-1+1.656-64-2.1505-506-18.91-154-57463-494
as a road underdog of +125 to +1500-3-316-36-14.2103-138+30-329-21120-108
in road games6-5+2.974-100-8.9636-698-173-787-75635-627
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.52-1+1.632-45-4.9233-280-16.11-136-34244-234
in April games8-11-1.537-28+12.8198-197-21.39-931-32189-189
when playing on Saturday2-1+1.225-29-1.4218-221-28.42-126-25213-206
against division opponents3-2+1.272-79-8.5562-524-481-486-57533-511
in games played on a grass field5-8-3.5150-177-20.21201-1191-115.97-5165-1451128-1158
in night games5-8-2.2114-121+1.3929-882-34.96-7114-109856-873
against right-handed starters4-5-0.4113-120-1.4970-915-46.83-6114-111890-913
after a loss3-7-3.688-100-1.3652-664-28.46-493-83619-630
when playing against a team with a winning record1-3-1.574-99-11.7599-703-50.54-083-81612-630

KANSAS CITY team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
when the total is 9 to 9.51-0+163-68+5.6466-673-86.10-155-64537-537
as a home favorite of -150 to -1752-0+23-4-3.330-26-10.81-13-428-25
in home games4-2+1.681-87-7.7575-722-1152-474-84649-589
at home when the total is 9 to 9.51-0+137-40-3.6247-359-99.50-134-35302-272
in April games11-8+4.931-35+1.4166-231-32.78-1133-31197-188
when playing on Saturday0-3-3.425-31-4168-260-49.10-328-24227-182
when playing with a day off0-3-314-24-9.8135-168-3.82-120-17151-134
against division opponents5-3+2.771-82-4.7472-612-333-575-72529-507
in games played on a grass field11-8+4.9149-181-6.6987-1351-126.58-11153-1601131-1102
in night games3-5-2107-126-0.7742-1019-94.65-3108-114821-860
against left-handed starters2-3-0.341-57-6.6301-452-73.92-341-52343-375
after a win4-5-0.967-87-13.8466-630-69.65-473-77542-516
when playing against a team with a losing record3-3-0.168-75-7.1497-604-83.53-371-65543-502
in all games11-8+4.9154-190-7.21096-1512-134.28-11159-1681247-1239
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.
CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/13/2013MCALLISTER(R)CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)9-4W+1157.5 unO961750
4/14/2013MYERS(R)CHI WHITE SOXPEAVY(R)1-3L+1158 unU651850
4/16/2013JIMENEZ(R)BOSTONDOUBRONT(L)2-7L+1058 unO690680
4/17/2013MASTERSON(R)BOSTONACEVES(R)3-6L-1308 unO76115100
4/18/2013MCALLISTER(R)BOSTONLESTER(L)3-6L+1108 ovO641970
4/19/2013MYERS(R)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R)2-3L-1158.5 ovU890660
4/20/2013KAZMIR(L)@ HOUSTONHUMBER(R)19-6W-1108.5 ovO221201183
4/21/2013JIMENEZ(R)@ HOUSTONBEDARD(L)5-4W-1059 unP1180880
4/22/2013MASTERSON(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXAXELROD(R)3-2W-1208.5 unU661561
4/24/2013MCALLISTER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)2-3L1257.5 ovU550570
4/27/2013KAZMIR(L)@ KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R) 
4/28/2013 @ KANSAS CITY  
4/28/2013 @ KANSAS CITY  
4/29/2013KLUBER(R)@ KANSAS CITYDAVIS(R) 
4/30/2013MCALLISTER(R)PHILADELPHIAHALLADAY(R) 
5/1/2013KAZMIR(L)PHILADELPHIALEE(L) 
5/3/2013 MINNESOTA  
5/4/2013 MINNESOTA  

KANSAS CITY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
4/13/2013SHIELDS(R)TORONTODICKEY(R)2-3L-1357.5 unU890210
4/14/2013SANTANA(R)TORONTOMORROW(R)3-2W-1208.5 unU1091760
4/16/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ ATLANTAMEDLEN(R)3-6L1657 unO981953
4/17/2013DAVIS(R)@ ATLANTAMINOR(L)1-0W1557.5 unU851650
4/20/2013SHIELDS(R)@ BOSTONBUCHHOLZ(R)3-4L1258 unU1071761
4/21/2013SANTANA(R)@ BOSTONDEMPSTER(R)4-2W1408 unU850870
4/21/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ BOSTONWEBSTER(R)5-4W1408 unO971991
4/24/2013DAVIS(R)@ DETROITSCHERZER(R)5-7L1707.5 unO8719100
4/25/2013SHIELDS(R)@ DETROITVERLANDER(R)8-3W1657 unO14100531
4/27/2013SANTANA(R)CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L) 
4/28/2013 CLEVELAND  
4/28/2013 CLEVELAND  
4/29/2013DAVIS(R)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R) 
4/30/2013SHIELDS(R)TAMPA BAYCOBB(R) 
5/1/2013SANTANA(R)TAMPA BAYHELLICKSON(R) 
5/2/2013GUTHRIE(R)TAMPA BAYHERNANDEZ(R) 
5/3/2013 CHI WHITE SOX  
5/4/2013 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.
CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games8-11-1.59-94.50.2450.3184.80.2420.316
Road Games6-5+2.93-75.40.2700.3393.70.2110.307
vs Right-handed Starters4-5-0.43-64.60.2530.3414.40.2500.323
Past 7 Games3-4-1.43-35.30.2650.3414.30.2550.325
Grass Games5-8-3.57-54.40.2410.3205.30.2610.323
Night Games5-8-2.26-73.80.2310.3085.20.2480.323
Division3-2+1.21-43.20.1860.2492.40.1920.250
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.50.2450.3181965316068250.0481701571013514131614
Road Games5.40.2700.3391139710746170.04574285883105118
Righty Starters4.60.2530.34193168027100.033842786718587
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.731.15266252056820733-04266.7%
Road Games1.541.114357624215373-04266.7%

KANSAS CITY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games11-8+4.98-114.30.2680.3183.50.2320.295
Home Games4-2+1.62-43.70.2740.3163.00.2050.272
vs Left-handed Starters2-3-0.32-33.40.2360.2964.20.2400.291
Past 7 Games4-3+34-34.10.2660.3163.70.2320.308
Grass Games11-8+4.98-114.30.2680.3183.50.2320.295
Night Games3-5-25-34.00.2450.2894.50.2110.304
Division5-3+2.73-53.90.2620.3142.70.2340.298
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2680.3181965317554110.0279481261612821121611
Home Games3.70.2740.3166197541620.012212283415754
Lefty Starters3.40.2360.296516539910.011714357296415
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.891.11446.7151530622554-38280%
Home Games0.000.85811.700604151-030100%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
SCOTT KAZMIR recent results and season statistics
SCOTT KAZMIR - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts16.223.3030-013.33.36682341-0+11-0
Road Starts16.223.3030-013.33.36682341-0+11-0
Last 3 Starts16.223.3030-013.33.36682341-0+11-0
SCOTT KAZMIR - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/20/2013at HOUSTON19-6-1108.5Win,Over 3.3668234HUMBER(R)
4/3/2011at KANSAS CITY9-12-11010Loss,Over 1.7555120CHEN(L)
9/30/2010at TEXAS2-3+1658.5Loss,Under 5.3226022LEE(L)

ERVIN SANTANA recent results and season statistics
ERVIN SANTANA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts2.481.0692-14297.2982645263-1+2.40-4
Home Starts1.121.1871-02168.0321514112-0+20-2
Last 3 Starts1.571.0872-03237.7542114183-0+3.40-3
ERVIN SANTANA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/21/2013at BOSTON4-2+1408Win,UnderW7226007DEMPSTER(R)
4/14/2013TORONTO3-2-1208.5Win,Under 8217134MORROW(R)
4/8/2013MINNESOTA3-1-1459Win,UnderW8118017CORREIA(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
CLEVELAND is 20-16 (+1.7 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
25 of 35 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+14.5 Units)
Games this season
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

All games at KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 10-8 (+2.5 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
13 of 17 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Over=+8.7 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
SCOTT KAZMIR vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
KAZMIR is 3-2 when starting against KANSAS CITY with an ERA of 5.23 and a WHIP of 1.575.
His team's record is 6-4 (+0.5 units) in these starts. The OVER is 5-4. (+1.1 units)
SCOTT KAZMIR recent starts vs. KANSAS CITY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/3/2011at KANSAS CITY9-12-11010Loss,Over 1.7555120CHEN(L)
6/2/2010at KANSAS CITY7-2-1059.5Win,UnderW5.7115042DAVIES(R)
8/3/2009KANSAS CITY10-4-1357.5Win,OverW6336015GREINKE(R)

ERVIN SANTANA vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
SANTANA is 2-8 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 4.71 and a WHIP of 1.320.
His team's record is 4-10 (-8.1 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 9-5. (+3.5 units)
ERVIN SANTANA recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/15/2012CLEVELAND8-4-1609Win,OverW7114014HERNANDEZ(R)
7/4/2012at CLEVELAND3-12-1109.5Loss,OverL1.3886130LOWE(R)
4/29/2012at CLEVELAND0-4-1158Loss,UnderL7228023LOWE(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 CLEVELAND in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1002, 8.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 54.4% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (155-130, +12.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.4% of the time since 1997. (1010-1036, -156.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (141-146, -26.4 units)
Edge=KANSAS CITY
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.5% of the time since 1997. (799-814, -132.0 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 54.9% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (100-82, +7.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (842-798, -65.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 54.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (107-90, +6.1 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[P] 04/02/2013 - Frank Herrmann 60-day DL (3/31) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Blake Wood 60-day DL (3/11) ( Elbow )
[P] 04/02/2013 - Josh Tomlin 60-day DL (2/15) ( Elbow )
[LF] 04/15/2013 - Michael Bourn 15-day DL (4/15) ( Hand )
[P] 04/21/2013 - Brett Myers 15-day DL (4/20) ( Arm )
[SS] 04/26/2013 - Asdrubal Cabrera is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Kansas City Royals ( Quad )
[C] 04/26/2013 - Carlos Santana is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Kansas City Royals ( Flu )
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 )
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