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MINNESOTA TWINSKANSAS CITY ROYALS
41-36August 28, 8:10 PM | Grass of Kauffman Stadium44-30
 
RECENT FORM
TEAMRECORDMONEYvsLHPvsRHP
MIN41-37$115318-1023-27
KC44-31$120912-1332-18
TEAMFAVEDOGOURUN DIFF
MIN7-734-3035-36-70.03
KC24-1520-1633-34-80.64

SMART CHART
MIN TEAM KC
4.26 RUNS4.28
4.22 RUNS AGNST3.62
0.04 DIFF0.66
$1,253 MONEY$1,309
3.96 TEAM ERA3.52
8.39 OFF HITS9.26
2.44OFF WALKS 2.11
7.30OFF Ks 5.86
9.45 DEF HITS7.86
2.40DEF WALKS 2.93
5.84DEF Ks 6.72
UPDATED ODDS
DateTeamsOpening5Dimes.euOddsShark.comBETONLINE.agSportsBetting.agBOVADA
08/28/2014Minnesota8½o-1058o-1158½o-1058o-1208o-1208o-120
8:10 PMKansas City-167-165-167-156-156-163
PITCHER LAST 3 STARTS
TOM MILONE (L) ERA: 3.19 W/L: 4-1
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
06/28/2015MILL3-5P6-100
06/22/2015CHWW13-2O6100
06/17/2015STLW3-1U7130
JEREMY GUTHRIE (R) ERA: 5.68 W/L: 6-5
DATEOPPW/LSCOREOUIP$
06/28/2015OAKW5-3O6126
06/23/2015SEAL0-7P5-100
06/18/2015MILW3-2U6100
BULLPENS
Minnesota Twins's relievers have pitched 5⅔ innings in the last 3 games.Kansas City Royals's relievers have pitched 6⅔ innings in the last 3 games.
INJURIES
MINNESOTA TWINS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Byron BuxtonOF15-Day Disabled List
Aaron HicksOF15-Day Disabled List
Ricky NolascoP15-Day Disabled List
Ervin SantanaPOut Until July 4 (suspension)
Jordan SchaferOF15-Day Disabled List
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
PLAYERPOSDESCRIPTION
Tim CollinsP60-Day Disabled List
Brian FlynnP15-Day Disabled List
Eric Hosmer1BDay-to-Day (hand)
Kris MedlenP60-Day Disabled List
Jason VargasP15-Day Disabled List
Yordano VenturaP15-Day Disabled List

BETTING TRENDS
MINNESOTA TWINS
No trends to report
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
No trends to report
HEAD TO HEAD DETAIL
DATEDAYAWAYRUNSHOMERUNSWINHOME
LINE
TOTALOUAWAY
STARTER
HOME
STARTER
08/27/2014WedMIN1KC6KC-120UP HughesL Hendriks
08/26/2014TueMIN1KC2KC-1618UR NolascoD Duffy
08/18/2014MonKC6MIN4KC1508OJ VargasT May
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

PITCHER RECENT STARTS VS OPPONENT
TOM MILONE VS. KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/21/20156-5KC5⅔54441ND
04/16/20158-5MIN5⅓73333W
08/28/201411-5MIN5⅓94420ND
08/17/201412-6KC1⅓47621L
07/05/20136-3OAK8⅓63304W
JEREMY GUTHRIE VS. MINNESOTA TWINS
DATERUNSWINNERINNINGS PITCHEDHITSRUNSEARNED RUNSWALKSKSDECISION
04/22/20153-0MIN563363L
08/28/201411-5MIN695525ND
08/17/201412-6KC754427W
08/05/201313-0KC940017W
07/31/20134-3KC662225W
TEAMS LAST 5 GAMES
MINNESOTA TWINS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
08/27/2014Wed1at KC6L-120P Hughes7⅔L Hendriks
08/26/2014Tue1at KC2L-1618R Nolasco7D Duffy
08/24/2014Sun4DET13L1288K Gibson4⅔M Scherzer
08/23/2014Sat6DET8L1359T May5⅓J Verlander
08/23/2014Sat12DET4W1339Y Pino5B Farmer
KANSAS CITY ROYALS
DATEDAYRUNSOPPRUNSRESULTMONEY
LINE
TOTALSTARTERIPOPP
STARTER
08/27/2014Wed6MIN1W-120L Hendriks7P Hughes
08/26/2014Tue2MIN1W-1618D Duffy6⅔R Nolasco
08/25/2014Mon1NYY8L-135J Shields6⅔M Pineda
08/24/2014Sun1at TEX3L1419J Vargas6S Baker
08/23/2014Sat6at TEX3W1139J Guthrie8N Tepesch
SUPERGRID
 RANK RANK
Minnesota's Overall Scoring vs Kansas City's Overall Defense4.393.62
Minnesota's Away Scoring vs Kansas City's Home Defense3.9103.41
Minnesota's Road ERA vs Kansas City's Home ERA Allowed4.5134.64
Kansas City's Overall Scoring vs Minnesota's Overall Defense4.384.28
Kansas City's Home Scoring vs Minnesota's Road Defense4.394.713
Kansas City's Home ERA vs Minnesota's Road ERA Allowed3.463.411
TEAM WEATHER AND NEWS
MINNESOTA
Minnesota Star Tribune
KANSAS CITY
Kansas City Star
TOP 3/BOTTOM 3
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.
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.

TEAM VS DIVISION OR CONFERENCE
MINNESOTA TWINSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall41-3725-1516-227-734-3035-36-718-1023-27
vs Div18-1911-87-113-315-1617-16-411-67-13
Last 104-62-22-41-03-64-2-42-02-6
vs AL33-2721-1112-167-426-2329-26-515-918-18
vs NL8-104-44-60-38-76-10-23-15-9
KANSAS CITY ROYALSSUHOMEAWAYFAVEDOGOUvsLHPvsRHP
Overall44-3122-1322-1824-1520-1633-34-812-1332-18
vs Div19-1210-69-611-68-615-13-35-414-8
Last 105-50-15-40-15-44-3-32-33-2
vs AL35-2716-1219-1516-1419-1328-27-712-1023-17
vs NL9-46-13-38-11-35-7-10-39-1

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