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KANSAS CITY ROYALSMINNESOTA TWINS
12-4August 18, 8:10 PM | Grass of Target Field6-10
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
KC12-4$7857-15-3
MIN6-10-$2742-44-6
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
KC6-46-08-7-12.06
MIN0-16-96-8-2-1.63

SMART CHART
KC TEAM MIN
5.25RUNS 3.00
3.19RUNS AGNST 4.63
2.06DIFF -1.63
$785MONEY -$274
3.08TEAM ERA 4.57
10.56OFF HITS 7.38
2.63OFF WALKS 2.38
4.75 OFF Ks7.75
7.38DEF HITS 9.13
2.25DEF WALKS 2.81
6.88 DEF Ks4.94
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
08/18/2014Kansas City-148-160-148-161-161-170
8:10 PMMinnesota8½u-1208½u-1178½u-1208½u-1258½u-1258½o-105
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
JASON VARGAS (L) ERA: 6.75 W/L: 1-1
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
04/21/2015MINW6-5O5⅔100
04/16/2015MINL5-8O3-117
04/10/2015LAAW4-2U6119
TREVOR MAY (R) ERA: 4.77 W/L: 1-1
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
04/19/2015CLEW7-2P6100
04/13/2015KCL3-12O5⅓-100
09/25/2014DETL2-4U6-100
BULLPENS
Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 7 innings in the last 3 games.Minnesota Twins's relievers have pitched 12⅓ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Tim CollinsP15-Day Disabled List
Luke HochevarP15-Day Disabled List
Greg HollandP15-Day Disabled List
Kris MedlenP60-Day Disabled List
Alex RiosOF15-Day Disabled List
MINNESOTA TWINS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Brian DuensingP15-Day Disabled List
Ricky NolascoP15-Day Disabled List
Ervin SantanaPOut Until July 4 (suspension)

BETTING TRENDS
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
No trends to report
MINNESOTA TWINS
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
08/17/2014SunKC12MIN6KC1048OJ GuthrieT Milone
08/16/2014SatKC1MIN4MIN104UY VenturaP Hughes
08/15/2014FriKC6MIN5KC1328OD DuffyR Nolasco
07/31/2014ThuMIN3KC6KC-210OK CorreiaY Ventura
07/30/2014WedMIN2KC3KC-1527UP HughesD Duffy
07/29/2014TueMIN2KC1MIN-205UK GibsonJ Shields
07/02/2014WedKC4MIN0KC1288UJ VargasK Correia
07/01/2014TueKC2MIN10MIN130OJ ShieldsR Nolasco
06/30/2014MonKC6MIN1KC1258UD DuffyY Pino
04/20/2014SunMIN8KC3MIN-1718OP HughesY Ventura

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
JASON VARGAS VS. MINNESOTA TWINS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/21/20156-5KC5⅔85514ND
04/16/20158-5MIN3105411L
08/18/20146-4KC741113W
07/02/20144-0KC740025W
04/18/20145-0KC770014W
TREVOR MAY VS. KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/13/201512-3KC5⅓85514L
08/18/20146-4KC4⅔73341L
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
08/17/2014Sun12at MIN6W1048J Guthrie7T Milone
08/16/2014Sat1at MIN4L104Y Ventura6⅔P Hughes
08/15/2014Fri6at MIN5W1328D Duffy5⅓R Nolasco
08/14/2014Thu7OAK3W-1117J Shields6J Samardzija
08/13/2014Wed3OAK0W-1027J Vargas9S Kazmir
MINNESOTA TWINS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
08/17/2014Sun6KC12L1048T Milone1⅓J Guthrie
08/16/2014Sat4KC1W104P Hughes7⅓Y Ventura
08/15/2014Fri5KC6L1328R Nolasco6D Duffy
08/13/2014Wed3at HOU1W-1028K Gibson7⅔B Oberholtzer
08/12/2014Tue4at HOU10L-140Y Pino4⅓C McHugh
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Minnesota's Overall Defense5.334.610
Kansas City's Away Scoring vs Minnesota's Home Defense5.724.37
Kansas City's Road ERA vs Minnesota's Home ERA Allowed3.244.37
Minnesota's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense3.0153.21
Minnesota's Home Scoring vs Kansas City's Road Defense4.373.44
Minnesota's Home ERA vs Kansas City's Road ERA Allowed3.975.03
TEAM WEATHER AND NEWS
KANSAS CITY
Kansas City Star
MINNESOTA
Minnesota Star Tribune
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.
TWINS
Twins are the third lowest scoring team in the league at 3.8 runs per game.
Twins are second worst in K's per game with 8.8.
Twins have the second weakest defence in the league at 4.9 runs per game.
Twins have the worst hits allowed in the league, allowing 9.8 per game.
Twins are the third best in base on balls allowed, allowing 2.8 per game.
Twins trail the league in K's with 6.1 per game.

TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
KANSAS CITY ROYALSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall12-47-25-26-46-08-7-17-15-3
vs Div7-35-12-26-31-05-4-14-13-2
Last 106-44-22-23-43-04-5-13-13-3
vs AL12-47-25-26-46-08-7-17-15-3
MINNESOTA TWINSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall6-104-22-80-16-96-8-22-44-6
vs Div6-94-22-70-16-86-7-22-44-5
Last 105-54-21-30-15-43-5-22-23-3
vs AL6-104-22-80-16-96-8-22-44-6

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