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KANSAS CITY (69-55) AT COLORADO (49-75) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
977: KANSAS CITY
978: COLORADO
9.5
+130
69-55
49-75
57-62-5
61-52-11
4.1 / 3.9
4.7 / 5.2
(R) J SHIELDS
(L) T MATZEK
11-6
2-7
3.29
5.43
1.21
1.52
Current Weather Conditions 
Conditions: Partly Cloudy   Temperature: 60.0 °
Humidity: 33   Wind: North at 6.9 MPH (6 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 CITYSHIELDS-191
COLORADOMATZEK +191 
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 games69-55+7.3227-221+8.61240-1635-125.857-62191-2371357-1382
when the total is 9 to 9.52-2-0.842-51-6.9479-687-88.72-239-48549-549
as a road favorite of -125 to -15010-5+3.420-8+9.537-27+18-714-1428-35
in road games36-27+10.8113-112+20.3592-850-4.528-3197-119650-722
on the road when the total is 9 to 9.51-1018-22-0.9226-319+15.61-115-24240-271
in August games14-3+12.447-29+21212-291-248-928-46228-250
when playing on Tuesday10-8-0.136-30+6.6185-243-24.29-824-38193-210
in an inter-league game14-4+9.631-25+6.5151-170+7.87-1023-29162-143
in games played on a grass field65-52+5.8216-211+4.11123-1468-121.654-59182-2271235-1239
in night games46-34+7.5154-144+10.8837-1103-93.236-40122-161893-956
against left-handed starters19-17+268-69+2.2343-490-73.614-2149-84371-425
after a win40-28+10.3116-110+4.3546-693-57.134-31100-118606-587
when playing against a team with a losing record28-26-4.498-97-18.7564-662-90.929-2493-96599-567
when playing against a team with a losing record in the second half of the season15-11+2.649-44-4.6296-342-41.712-1342-46328-278

COLORADO team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games49-75-25.9187-261-581351-1546-179.661-52221-2021351-1417
when the total is 9 to 9.510-16-7.449-74-26.8346-408-58.816-966-50353-356
as a home underdog of +125 to +1502-4-1.416-20+1.954-70+3.11-321-1261-54
in home games31-31-3.7111-113-13786-664-8.231-28121-94705-692
at home when the total is 9 to 9.59-9-1.540-43-8.8171-139-3.612-649-32162-138
in August games5-11-5.934-39+2.7243-257-12.69-632-33215-255
when playing on Tuesday8-11-4.629-40-9.5202-230-25.68-939-27204-210
when playing with a day off7-7-0.526-27+2.3162-175-8.46-831-21169-158
in an inter-league game6-12-7.413-40-30.6124-156-30.29-927-25129-140
in games played on a grass field49-75-25.9187-258-551295-1465-161.561-52220-2001292-1345
in night games32-51-20.5128-173-30.9874-1011-114.439-37156-130887-916
against right-handed starters33-56-24.1136-174-26.6966-1114-12947-34153-138971-1023
after a win19-28-1074-108-35.3650-697-68.927-1991-86627-670
when playing against a team with a winning record25-39-10.489-131-17.2648-810-5829-28117-91671-722
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season5-15-936-65-12.7303-423-56.66-1152-44339-354
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
8/5/2014DUFFY(L)@ ARIZONAMILEY(L)12-2W-1307 ovO1551560
8/6/2014VENTURA(R)@ ARIZONACOLLMENTER(R)4-3W-1457.5 ovU54012110
8/7/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ ARIZONANUNO(L)6-2W-1158.5 unU1150750
8/8/2014VARGAS(L)SAN FRANCISCOBUMGARNER(L)4-2W-1157 evU7211283
8/9/2014SHIELDS(R)SAN FRANCISCOHUDSON(R)5-0W-1457 ovU930440
8/10/2014DUFFY(L)SAN FRANCISCOLINCECUM(R)7-4W-1557.5 unO1070890
8/11/2014VENTURA(R)OAKLANDGRAY(R)3-2W-1107 evU640341
8/12/2014GUTHRIE(R)OAKLANDLESTER(L)3-11L+1307.5 unO7512071
8/13/2014VARGAS(L)OAKLANDKAZMIR(L)3-0W-1057 evU740322
8/14/2014SHIELDS(R)OAKLANDSAMARDZIJA(R)7-3W-1057 unO125011101
8/15/2014DUFFY(L)@ MINNESOTANOLASCO(R)6-5W-1408 evO1272950
8/16/2014VENTURA(R)@ MINNESOTAHUGHES(R)1-4L-1157.5 unU871691
8/17/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ MINNESOTAMILONE(L)12-6W-1158 evO1350741
8/18/2014VARGAS(L)@ MINNESOTAMAY(R)6-4W-1558 evO13100740
8/19/2014SHIELDS(R)@ COLORADOMATZEK(L) 
8/20/2014DUFFY(L)@ COLORADODE LA ROSA(L) 
8/22/2014VENTURA(R)@ TEXASLEWIS(R) 
8/23/2014GUTHRIE(R)@ TEXASTEPESCH(R) 
8/24/2014VARGAS(L)@ TEXASMIKOLAS(R) 
8/25/2014SHIELDS(R)NY YANKEESPINEDA(R) 
8/26/2014 MINNESOTA  

COLORADO - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
8/5/2014ANDERSON(L)CHICAGO CUBSWOOD(L)5-6L-12510 unO15121880
8/6/2014LYLES(R)CHICAGO CUBSARRIETA(R)13-4W+1159.5 ovO1640850
8/7/2014FLANDE(L)CHICAGO CUBSHENDRICKS(R)2-6L-12010.5 unU761820
8/8/2014MATZEK(L)@ ARIZONAANDERSON(R)3-5L1058 unP972891
8/9/2014DE LA ROSA(L)@ ARIZONACAHILL(R)4-14L-1058 unO6521521
8/10/2014MORALES(L)@ ARIZONAMILEY(L)5-3W1458.5 unU9728100
8/11/2014LYLES(R)@ SAN DIEGOHAHN(R)3-4L1556.5 unO551870
8/12/2014FLANDE(L)@ SAN DIEGODESPAIGNE(R)1-4L1157 unU660651
8/13/2014MATZEK(L)@ SAN DIEGOKENNEDY(R)3-5L1406.5 ovO10801070
8/14/2014DE LA ROSA(L)CINCINNATISIMON(R)7-3W-1259 ovO1060631
8/15/2014BELISLE(R)CINCINNATICUETO(R)2-3L+1359 unU6601190
8/17/2014LYLES(R)CINCINNATILATOS(R)10-9W+1009.5 ovO141111180
8/17/2014FLANDE(L)CINCINNATIAXELROD(R)10-5W-12510.5 unO1681741
8/19/2014MATZEK(L)KANSAS CITYSHIELDS(R) 
8/20/2014DE LA ROSA(L)KANSAS CITYDUFFY(L) 
8/22/2014MORALES(L)MIAMIALVAREZ(R) 
8/23/2014LYLES(R)MIAMIKOEHLER(R) 
8/24/2014FLANDE(L)MIAMI  
8/25/2014MATZEK(L)@ SAN FRANCISCOPEAVY(R) 
8/26/2014 @ SAN FRANCISCO  
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 Games69-55+7.357-624.10.2650.3113.90.2520.308
Road Games36-27+10.828-314.50.2740.3193.60.2380.297
vs Left-handed Starters19-17+214-213.80.2660.3134.20.2530.305
Past 7 Games5-2+2.85-25.40.2960.3324.70.2610.296
Grass Games65-52+5.854-594.10.2630.3103.90.2510.307
Night Games46-34+7.636-404.20.2660.3093.70.2500.308
Interleague14-4+9.57-105.00.2710.3192.60.2240.266
KANSAS CITY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.10.2650.31112442591128317770.02475283736110818124709246
Road Games4.50.2740.319632274624173440.022591493935245772394314
Lefty Starters3.80.2660.31336123032787240.02132852242724343282513
KANSAS CITY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.351.278344.31401283062613433622-1240981.6%
Road Games2.441.157166554513011621568-816576.2%

COLORADO - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPRunsAvgOBP
All Games49-75-25.961-524.70.2770.3265.20.2760.341
Home Games31-31-3.731-285.90.3170.3645.70.2820.346
vs Right-handed Starters33-56-24.147-344.80.2790.3275.40.2720.334
Past 7 Games3-4-15-25.10.2820.3474.70.2620.325
Grass Games49-75-25.961-524.70.2770.3265.20.2760.341
Night Games32-51-20.539-374.50.2730.3235.10.2740.339
Interleague6-12-7.49-94.80.2910.3295.50.2920.361
COLORADO - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABHEBHR/ABRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.70.2770.326124428311864081410.03555315962698151198712469
Home Games5.90.3170.364622165686238870.043541604124142864446539
Righty Starters4.80.2790.327893113870296990.034112226894959275577944
COLORADO - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.851.459406.42352194345215933317-25191950%
Home Games5.351.54221213712624528821589-96940%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
JAMES SHIELDS recent results and season statistics
JAMES SHIELDS - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.291.21311-626172.36.67763174183513716-10+3.515-10
Road Starts3.341.2377-215976.547369714238011-4+7.210-4
Last 3 Starts1.960.7392-03237.7551522123-0+3.61-2
JAMES SHIELDS - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/14/2014OAKLAND7-3-1057Win,Over 6337015SAMARDZIJA(R)
8/9/2014SAN FRANCISCO5-0-1457Win,UnderW9004015HUDSON(R)
8/3/2014at OAKLAND4-2+1557Win,UnderW8224202KAZMIR(L)

TYLER MATZEK recent results and season statistics
TYLER MATZEK - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Games5.501.5362-81370.3-43438182748---
All Starts5.431.5222-71269.75.8424280826482-10-8.63-4
Home Starts4.601.3092-3531.36.3161630211182-3-1.51-2
Last 3 Starts9.602.0670-33155.016162259130-3-32-0
TYLER MATZEK - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/13/2014at SAN DIEGO3-5+1406.5Loss,OverL6558229KENNEDY(R)
8/8/2014at ARIZONA3-5+1058LossL5334152ANDERSON(R)
8/2/2014at DETROIT5-11+1909Loss,OverL48810222PORCELLO(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 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+2.0 Units)
Games this season
KANSAS CITY is 2-0 (+2.0 Units) against COLORADO this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

All games at COLORADO over the last 3 seasons
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.
Games played at COLORADO this season.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

Pitcher Versus Team Past History
JAMES SHIELDS vs. COLORADO since 1997
SHIELDS is 1-1 when starting against COLORADO with an ERA of 4.15 and a WHIP of 0.923.
His team's record is 1-1 (-0.2 units) in these starts. The OVER is 1-1. (-0.1 units)
JAMES SHIELDS recent starts vs. COLORADO
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/13/2014COLORADO5-1-1457Win,UnderW7115008MORALES(L)
6/15/2007at COLORADO2-12-1209Loss,OverL6556212LOPEZ(R)

TYLER MATZEK vs. KANSAS CITY since 1997
No recent starts.
TYLER MATZEK 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 COLORADO in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1147, -165.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in KANSAS CITY games 51.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (201-187, -12.9 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 51.5% of the time since 1997. (1208-1138, -78.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in COLORADO games 50.5% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (191-187, -30.5 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 51.5% of the time since 1997. (965-908, -69.5 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in KANSAS CITY games 53.3% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (185-162, -0.3 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 50.9% of the time since 1997. (967-933, -95.7 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in COLORADO games 50.6% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (168-164, -16.5 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
KANSAS CITY
[C] 08/19/2014 - Salvador Perez "?" Tuesday vs. Colorado Rockies ( Knee )
[P] 08/14/2014 - Scott Downs 15-day DL (8/3) ( Neck )
[1B] 08/01/2014 - Eric Hosmer 15-day DL (8/1) ( Hand )
[P] 03/30/2014 - Luke Hochevar 60-day DL (3/21) ( Elbow )
COLORADO
[1B] 08/18/2014 - Justin Morneau "?" Tuesday vs. Kansas City Royals ( Neck )
[P] 08/18/2014 - Thomas Kahnle 15-day DL (8/13) ( Shoulder )
[P] 08/12/2014 - Brett Anderson 60-day DL (8/6), out for season ( Back )
[RF] 08/10/2014 - Carlos Gonzalez 15-day DL (8/9), out for season ( Knee )
[SS] 07/22/2014 - Troy Tulowitzki 15-day DL (7/20), out for season ( Thigh )
[P] 07/08/2014 - Jhoulys Chacin 60-day DL (6/29), out for season ( Rotator Cuff )
[P] 06/24/2014 - Christian Bergman 60-day DL (6/20) ( Thumb )
[P] 05/01/2014 - Tyler Chatwood 60-day DL (4/30) ( Elbow )
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