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KANSAS CITY ROYALSHOUSTON ASTROS
9-7May 22, 8:10 PM | Grass of Minute Maid Park5-13
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
KC9-7$1023-16-6
HOU5-13-$5291-54-8
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
KC8-41-36-9-10.00
HOU0-05-138-10-2.11

SMART CHART
KC TEAM HOU
3.56RUNS 2.83
3.56RUNS AGNST 4.94
0.00DIFF -2.11
$102MONEY -$529
2.90TEAM ERA 4.75
8.44OFF HITS 6.33
2.69 OFF WALKS2.89
5.31 OFF Ks9.11
7.19DEF HITS 9.11
3.06DEF WALKS 4.06
8.25 DEF Ks6.72
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
05/22/2013Kansas City-181-210-181-207-207-220
8:10 PMHouston8o-1107½o-1228o-1107½o-1257½o-1257½o-125
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
JAMES SHIELDS (R) ERA: 2.00 W/L: 1-2
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
04/17/2014HOUW5-1U8100
04/12/2014MINL1-7O5⅔-141
04/06/2014CHWL1-5U7-121
JORDAN LYLES (R) ERA: 3.04 W/L: 3-0
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
04/19/2014PHIW3-1U7100
04/14/2014SDL4-5O5-100
04/07/2014CHWW8-1U6⅔100
BULLPENS
Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 9 innings in the last 3 games.Houston Astros's relievers have pitched 6⅓ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Francisley BuenoP15-Day Disabled List
Lorenzo CainOFOut Indefinitely (groin)
Tim CollinsP15-Day Disabled List
Jarrod DysonOFBereavement List
Luke HochevarP15-Day Disabled List
HOUSTON ASTROS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Jesse CrainP15-Day Disabled List
Alex WhiteP15-Day Disabled List
Asher WojciechowskiP15-Day Disabled List

BETTING TRENDS
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
No trends to report
HOUSTON ASTROS
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
05/21/2013TueKC7HOU3KC1209OW DavisB Norris
05/20/2013MonKC5HOU6HOU1419OJ GuthrieD Keuchel
06/20/2012WedKC2HOU1KC112UB ChenJ Lyles
06/19/2012TueKC2HOU0KC-1178UL HochevarWandy Rodriguez
06/18/2012MonKC7HOU9HOU-112OJ SanchezJ Happ
06/17/2010ThuHOU2KC5KC-1109UB MyersA Lerew
06/16/2010WedHOU4KC2HOU105UR OswaltB Chen
06/15/2010TueHOU7KC15KC-1209OF PaulinoK Davies
06/25/2009ThuKC4HOU5HOU-1109PB BannisterB Moehler
06/24/2009WedKC4HOU3KC-165UL HochevarR Oswalt

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
JAMES SHIELDS VS. HOUSTON ASTROS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/17/20145-1KC8411212W
06/07/20134-2KC792236ND
05/22/20133-1HOU772207L
06/24/20115-1TB931119W
JORDAN LYLES VS. KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
06/07/20134-2KC762213ND
05/22/20133-1HOU661113W
06/20/20122-1KC732204L
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/21/2013Tue7at HOU3W1209W Davis5B Norris
05/20/2013Mon5at HOU6L1419J Guthrie5D Keuchel
05/19/2013Sun3at OAK4L-1688L Mendoza6A Griffin
05/18/2013Sat1at OAK2L-1397E Santana7T Milone
05/17/2013Fri1at OAK2L-1027J Shields8J Parker
HOUSTON ASTROS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
05/21/2013Tue3KC7L1209B Norris6W Davis
05/20/2013Mon6KC5W1419D Keuchel6⅔J Guthrie
05/19/2013Sun0at PIT1L-173L Harrell7J Locke
05/18/2013Sat4at PIT2W-260E Bedard6A Burnett
05/17/2013Fri4at PIT5L-186J Lyles5J Gomez
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Houston's Overall Defense3.6134.913
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Houston's Home Defense3.0135.113
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Houston's Home ERA Allowed3.032.614
Houston's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense2.8153.62
Houston's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense2.8134.36
Houston's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed4.9142.613
TEAM WEATHER AND NEWS
KANSAS CITY
Kansas City Star
HOUSTON
Houston Chronicle
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
ROYALS
Royals have the third-lowest base on balls in the league at 2.6 per game.
Royals strike out less than any team in the league with 6.5 per game.
Royals are the toughest team to score on in the league, allowing just 3.7 runs per game.
ASTROS
Astros are second lowest scoring team in the league at 3.8 runs per game.
Astros trail the league in hits with 8.1 per game.
Astros strike out more than any team in the league with 9.5 per game.
Astros are the easiest team to score on in the league, giving up 5.2 runs per game.
Astros are second worst in the league in giving up hits, allowing 9.4 per game.
Astros give up the most free passes in the league allowing 3.8 per game.
Astros strike out the second least opponents in the league with 6.7 per game.

TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
KANSAS CITY ROYALSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall9-76-23-58-41-36-9-13-16-6
vs Div4-64-10-54-40-24-5-11-13-5
Last 106-43-13-35-31-15-51-05-4
vs AL9-76-23-58-41-36-9-13-16-6
HOUSTON ASTROSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall5-133-72-60-05-138-101-54-8
vs Div2-71-31-40-02-75-40-42-3
Last 102-80-32-50-02-85-50-22-6
vs AL5-133-72-60-05-138-101-54-8

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