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Matchup Reports

Sunday at 4:05 PM
KANSAS CITY (20-19) AT OAKLAND (22-22) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
925: KANSAS CITY
926: OAKLAND
8.0
-164
20-19
22-22
16-22-1
29-15-0
4.3 / 3.9
4.6 / 4.6
(R) L MENDOZA
(R) A GRIFFIN
1-2
4-3
6.51
3.48
1.34
1.16
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy with Haze   Temperature: 74.0 °
Humidity: 50   Wind: West at 5.8 MPH (5 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 CITYMENDOZA +144 
OAKLANDGRIFFIN-144 
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 day games10-5+6.349-66-7.1351-490-425-1053-56422-378
in games played on a grass field20-19+0.9158-192-10.6996-1362-130.616-22161-1711139-1113
against right-handed starters16-11+5.3120-139-0.5802-1066-60.313-13125-121911-869
after a loss11-7+5.391-105+8.1632-881-63.46-1289-94706-723
in all games20-19+0.9163-201-11.21105-1523-138.216-22167-1791255-1250
when the total is 8 to 8.59-7+2.873-82+2243-302-16-1076-76269-268
as a road underdog of +150 to +1752-2+1.222-20+15116-163+23.43-118-23134-130
in road games10-11+1.476-108-1.3524-795-218-1387-90600-656
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.55-5+134-46-0.8129-179+8.32-842-37152-153
in May games6-9-4.131-39-1183-277-48.55-1033-37213-227
when playing on Sunday6-2+4.426-33-4.6180-240-15.95-329-26201-195

OAKLAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in home games12-10+0.2106-79+16.8763-568+54.814-892-83596-667
at home when the total is 8 to 8.55-5-1.225-14+8.1252-172+24.28-223-15203-206
in May games6-10-4.131-41-9.2211-247-57.86-1027-38197-237
when playing on Sunday3-3-0.130-26+5.6230-193+19.75-130-24209-193
in day games5-10-666-70-3.6543-452+5312-373-56470-469
in games played on a grass field22-19+2.3181-173+131285-1155+60.227-14167-1701102-1214
against right-handed starters16-15-0.3129-117+18.61001-891+58.619-12109-124852-941
after a win13-8+5.6103-90+15.8767-639+66.416-592-92656-674
when playing against a team with a winning record9-12-3.8106-106+15.7653-681+24.311-1098-100601-661
in all games22-22-0.8192-183+17.31400-1270+64.429-15179-1761221-1316
when the total is 8 to 8.514-13+0.760-54+8.1427-362+2119-859-53367-393
as a home favorite of -150 to -1752-1+0.517-15-7146-82+153-022-7101-108
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
5/5/2013DAVIS(R)CHI WHITE SOXQUINTANA(L)6-5W-1307.5 unO121111071
5/6/2013SHIELDS(R)CHI WHITE SOXSALE(L)1-2L-1407 unU751960
5/7/2013SANTANA(R)@ BALTIMORECHEN(L)3-4L1108.5 unU1051871
5/8/2013MENDOZA(R)@ BALTIMORETILLMAN(R)3-5L1358.5 unU763540
5/9/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ BALTIMOREGARCIA(R)6-2W1058.5 evU941870
5/10/2013DAVIS(R)NY YANKEESHUGHES(R)6-11L-1208 unO7301680
5/11/2013SHIELDS(R)NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L)2-3L-1657.5 unU651650
5/12/2013SANTANA(R)NY YANKEESKURODA(R)2-4L-1157 ovU752940
5/13/2013MENDOZA(R)@ LA ANGELSBLANTON(R)11-4W1259 evO1980950
5/14/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ LA ANGELSVARGAS(L)2-6L1158.5 unU6601261
5/15/2013DAVIS(R)@ LA ANGELSENRIGHT(R)9-5W-1059 unO137012110
5/17/2013SHIELDS(R)@ OAKLANDPARKER(R)1-2L-1107 unU540640
5/18/2013SANTANA(R)@ OAKLANDMILONE(L)1-2L1257 evU570550
5/19/2013MENDOZA(R)@ OAKLANDGRIFFIN(R) 
5/20/2013GUTHRIE(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L) 
5/21/2013DAVIS(R)@ HOUSTONNORRIS(R) 
5/22/2013SHIELDS(R)@ HOUSTONLYLES(R) 
5/23/2013SANTANA(R)LA ANGELSBLANTON(R) 
5/24/2013MENDOZA(R)LA ANGELSVARGAS(L) 
5/25/2013GUTHRIE(R)LA ANGELS  
5/26/2013 LA ANGELS  

OAKLAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
5/5/2013STRAILY(R)@ NY YANKEESPETTITTE(L)5-4W1208 unO770981
5/6/2013PARKER(R)@ CLEVELANDJIMENEZ(R)3-7L1059 ovO8801090
5/7/2013MILONE(L)@ CLEVELANDMCALLISTER(R)0-1L-1058.5 unU652540
5/8/2013GRIFFIN(R)@ CLEVELANDMASTERSON(R)3-4L1008.5 unU681640
5/9/2013COLON(R)@ CLEVELANDKAZMIR(L)2-9L-1158.5 ovO7921250
5/10/2013STRAILY(R)@ SEATTLEIWAKUMA(R)3-6L1107 ovO520750
5/11/2013PARKER(R)@ SEATTLEMAURER(R)4-3W-1108 ovU840780
5/12/2013MILONE(L)@ SEATTLESAUNDERS(L)1-6L-1207.5 ovU680861
5/13/2013GRIFFIN(R)TEXASGRIMM(R)5-1W-1208 unU860730
5/14/2013COLON(R)TEXASHOLLAND(L)5-6L+1057.5 unO111121070
5/15/2013STRAILY(R)TEXASOGANDO(R)2-6L-1158.5 unU571770
5/17/2013PARKER(R)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R)2-1W+1007 unU640540
5/18/2013MILONE(L)KANSAS CITYSANTANA(R)2-1W-1357 evU550570
5/19/2013GRIFFIN(R)KANSAS CITYMENDOZA(R) 
5/20/2013COLON(R)@ TEXASLINDBLOM(R) 
5/21/2013STRAILY(R)@ TEXASDARVISH(R) 
5/22/2013PARKER(R)@ TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
5/24/2013MILONE(L)@ HOUSTONBEDARD(L) 
5/25/2013GRIFFIN(R)@ HOUSTONHARRELL(R) 
5/26/2013 @ HOUSTON  
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 Games20-19+0.916-224.30.2620.3113.90.2520.306
Road Games10-11+1.48-134.50.2640.3133.80.2500.312
vs Right-handed Starters16-11+5.313-134.90.2790.3254.00.2550.308
Past 7 Games2-5-3.62-54.00.2510.2923.70.2610.310
Grass Games20-19+0.916-224.30.2620.3113.90.2520.306
Day Games10-5+6.35-104.50.2760.3322.80.2480.290
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.30.2620.311391342352108260.02164942623025539273220
Road Games4.50.2640.3132173819561160.029252151181342391612
Righty Starters4.90.2790.3252793526185210.02129631791817925172412
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.041.18897.738338510311046-511473.3%
Road Games3.201.14550.7191834724533-46275%

OAKLAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games22-22-0.929-154.60.2400.3214.60.2520.307
Home Games12-10+0.214-84.50.2300.3144.80.2510.305
vs Right-handed Starters16-15-0.319-124.50.2330.3084.60.2510.310
Past 7 Games4-3+0.71-63.00.2200.2813.40.2150.284
Grass Games22-19+2.327-144.90.2440.3254.50.2500.305
Day Games5-10-612-34.10.2330.3276.00.2830.333
OAKLAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.60.2400.321441505361141420.031901793512632434273028
Home Games4.50.2300.3142274717276150.0291911711215716121816
Righty Starters4.50.2330.30831105924791270.031311152421921424162423
OAKLAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games2.941.162143.7524712014471307-18466.7%
Home Games3.141.19580.33128711125695-14266.7%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
LUIS MENDOZA recent results and season statistics
LUIS MENDOZA - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games6.001.3671-2630-23202841322---
All Starts6.511.3371-2527.75.5232027410202-3-0.73-2
Road Starts3.501.0561-13186.0971316151-2-0.81-2
Last 3 Starts6.751.3751-13165.314121844112-1+1.32-1
LUIS MENDOZA - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2013at LA ANGELS11-4+1259Win,OverW6336006BLANTON(R)
5/8/2013at BALTIMORE3-5+1358.5Loss,UnderL6535132TILLMAN(R)
5/1/2013TAMPA BAY9-8+1057.5Win,Over 4667313HELLICKSON(R)

A.J. GRIFFIN recent results and season statistics
A.J. GRIFFIN - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.481.1614-3851.76.5232047813395-3+2.24-4
Home Starts3.121.1542-14266.5992248263-1+1.52-2
Last 3 Starts1.741.0162-1320.76.9541833162-1+1.40-3
A.J. GRIFFIN - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2013TEXAS5-1-1208Win,UnderW7116108GRIMM(R)
5/8/2013at CLEVELAND3-4+1008.5Loss,UnderL6.7436224MASTERSON(R)
5/3/2013at NY YANKEES2-0+1358Win,UnderW7006014SABATHIA(L)
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
OAKLAND is 11-9 (-0.2 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
14 of 20 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+7.4 Units)
Games this season
OAKLAND is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against KANSAS CITY this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

All games at OAKLAND over the last 3 seasons
OAKLAND is 7-4 (+1.0 Units) against KANSAS CITY over the last 3 seasons
6 of 11 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.5 Units)
Games played at OAKLAND this season.
OAKLAND is 2-0 (+2.0 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
5/18/2013KANSAS CITY1+125 Under50070SANTANA(R)L7243
 OAKLAND2-1357 evWin50050MILONE(L)W6153
5/17/2013KANSAS CITY1-110 Under50040SHIELDS(R)L8261
 OAKLAND2+1007 unWin62040PARKER(R) 7142
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
LUIS MENDOZA vs. OAKLAND since 1997
MENDOZA is 0-1 when starting against OAKLAND with an ERA of 1.17 and a WHIP of 1.434.
His team's record is 1-1 (+0.0 units) in these starts. The OVER is 0-1. (-1.1 units)
LUIS MENDOZA recent starts vs. OAKLAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
4/9/2012at OAKLAND0-1+1057.5Loss,UnderL5.7115042MILONE(L)
9/8/2007OAKLAND7-3-11010Win 2002000GAUDIN(R)

A.J. GRIFFIN vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
A.J. GRIFFIN 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 OAKLAND in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1042, -157.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 49.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (148-152, -27.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 50.5% of the time since 1997. (1089-1068, -95.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in OAKLAND games 52.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (158-141, +4.0 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 KANSAS CITY games 51.3% of the time since 1997. (850-806, -66.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 54% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (115-98, +5.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 48% of the time since 1997. (761-825, -182.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in OAKLAND games 51.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (97-91, -4.2 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 )
OAKLAND
[P] 04/30/2013 - Brett Anderson 15-day DL (4/30) ( Ankle )
[SS] 03/31/2013 - Hiroyuki Nakajima 15-day DL (3/27) ( Hamstring )
[2B] 04/10/2013 - Scott Sizemore 60-day DL (4/10), out for season ( Knee )
[RF] 05/08/2013 - Josh Reddick 15-day DL (5/7) ( Wrist )
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