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KANSAS CITY ROYALSHOUSTON ASTROS
89-73May 22, 8:10 PM | Grass of Minute Maid Park70-92
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
KC89-73$33524-2165-52
HOU70-92$18321-2549-67
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
KC59-4030-3373-81-80.17
HOU13-957-8370-86-6-0.58

SMART CHART
KC TEAM HOU
4.02RUNS 3.88
3.85RUNS AGNST 4.46
0.17DIFF -0.58
$335MONEY $183
3.52TEAM ERA 4.14
8.99OFF HITS 8.13
2.35 OFF WALKS3.06
6.08 OFF Ks8.90
8.56DEF HITS 8.85
2.72DEF WALKS 2.99
7.22 DEF Ks7.02
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
05/22/2013Kansas City-181-210-181-207-207-220
8:10 PMHouston8o-1107½o-1228o-1107½o-1257½o-1257½o-125
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
JAMES SHIELDS (R) ERA: 3.51 W/L: 15-9
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
10/21/2014SFL1-7O3-100
10/10/2014BALW8-6O5113
10/05/2014LAAW8-3O6100
JORDAN LYLES (R) ERA: 4.33 W/L: 7-4
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
09/26/2014LAL4-7O5⅓-100
09/19/2014ARIW15-3O6100
09/14/2014STLL1-4U6-100
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
Luke HochevarP60-Day Disabled List
Michael MariotP60-Day Disabled List
HOUSTON ASTROS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
No Injuries to report.

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 Defense4.094.512
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Houston's Home Defense4.364.510
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Houston's Home ERA Allowed3.113.89
Houston's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense3.9143.94
Houston's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense3.9103.51
Houston's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed4.0103.810
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
Overall89-7342-3947-3459-4030-3373-81-824-2165-52
vs Div39-3718-1921-1827-2312-1439-35-29-830-29
Last 106-41-25-24-42-06-41-15-3
vs AL74-6835-3639-3248-3826-3065-70-717-1857-50
vs NL15-57-38-211-24-38-11-17-38-2
HOUSTON ASTROSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall70-9238-4332-4913-957-8370-86-621-2549-67
vs Div35-4120-1815-235-330-3837-34-59-1326-28
Last 103-72-21-51-02-74-61-12-6
vs AL65-7735-3630-4111-654-7163-73-618-2147-56
vs NL5-153-72-82-33-127-133-42-11

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