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Kansas City Royals vs Houston Astros Odds - Thursday April 17 2014

Kansas City Royals

vs

Houston Astros
Thursday, April 17, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park
Matchup - Best Odds
KC at HOU
Royals   Astros
6-7
5-10
TopBet Best KC Line -130
BOVADA.LV Best HOU Line +129
Intertops Best Under 7.5 (u -105)
Power Ranking
Kansas City 26
Houston 18
Betting Odds Preview
Kansas City Royals at Houston Astros
The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

James Shields gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on this Thursday; he's 0-2 on the season.

Odds - Moneyline / Spread
Moneyline Spread
Opening
+100
-110
-1.5   +1.5  
-139
+129
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
-133
+123
-1.5 +120 +1.5 -140
 
 
   
-133
+123
-1.5 +125 +1.5 -135
-130
+120
-1.5 +130 +1.5 -150
 
 
   
-133
+123
-1.5 +120 +1.5 -140
-133
+123
-1.5 +123 +1.5 -137
-133
+123
-1.5 +120 +1.5 -140
 
 
   
 
 
   
Total - Over / Under
Total Price
Opening
8
   
7.5
o -105 u -115
 
   
 
   
7.5
o +100 u -120
 
   
7.5
o +100 u -110
7.5
o -105 u -115
 
   
7.5
o +100 u -120
7.5
o +103 u -117
7.5
o -115 u -105
 
   
 
   
Consensus - Current Bets
Moneyline Over/Under
56%
44%
41%
59%
+100 -110 > 8 < 8
Smart Chart
  • KC
  • 3.23
  • 4.00
  • 3.18
  • 8.08
  • 3.00
  • 7.23
  • 3.15
  •  
  • offense
  • defense
  • Team ERA
  • Offensive Hits
  • Offensive Walks
  • Defensive Hits
  • Defensive Walks
  • HOU
  • 2.93
  • 4.60
  • 4.38
  • 6.13
  • 3.00
  • 8.73
  • 3.87
Team Record
Kansas City Royals
All Last 10 vs Div vs AL vs NL
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U vs LHP vs RHP
79-77 45-30 34-47 41-18 42-59 73-77-6 21-21 58-56
5-5 3-1 2-4 3-0 2-5 6-4 4-1 1-4
44-26 25-8 19-18 26-4 20-22 36-31-3 16-6 28-20
69-67 40-25 29-42 35-15 38-52 67-64-5 21-20 48-47
10-10 5-5 5-5 6-3 4-7 6-13-1 0-1 10-9
Team Record
Houston Astros
All Last 10 vs Div vs AL vs NL
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U vs LHP vs RHP
82-74 42-36 40-38 60-52 23-22 70-79-7 26-25 56-49
6-4 1-3 5-1 4-3 2-1 4-6 2-1 4-3
39-31 22-14 17-17 29-25 10-6 27-39-4 13-13 26-18
71-65 38-30 33-35 54-45 18-20 60-70-6 20-22 51-43
11-9 4-6 7-3 6-7 5-2 10-9-1 6-3 5-6
Recent Form
  • KC
  • 6-7
  • -218
  • 3-1
  • 3-6
  • 5-4
  • 1-3
  • 5-7-1
  • -0.77
  •  
  • record
  • money
  • vs LHP
  • vs RHP
  • fave record
  • dog record
  • O/U Record
  • differential
  • HOU
  • 5-10
  • -229
  • 1-4
  • 4-6
  • 0-0
  • 5-10
  • 7-8
  • -1.67
Pitchers Last 3 Starts
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (0-2) ERA: 2.37 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Apr 12, 2014 MIN L 1-7 O 5.2 -100
Apr 6, 2014 CHW L 1-5 U 7 -100
Mar 31, 2014 DET L 3-4 P 6.1 -100
Houston Astros
S Feldman (2-0) ERA: 0.44 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Apr 11, 2014 TEX L 0-1 U 7 -100
Apr 6, 2014 LAA W 7-4 O 7 147
Apr 1, 2014 NYY W 6-2 U 6.2 134
Pitcher Recent Starts vs Opponent
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (0-2) ERA: 2.37
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
Jun 7, 2013 4-2 KC 7 9 2 2 3 6 No Decision
May 22, 2013 3-1 HOU 7 7 2 2 0 7 Loss
Jun 24, 2011 5-1 TB 9 3 1 1 1 9 Win
Houston Astros
S Feldman (2-0) ERA: 0.44
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
Jul 22, 2013 9-2 BAL 8 5 2 2 2 3 Win
Sep 6, 2012 5-4 TEX 6.1 6 3 3 0 6 No Decision
Aug 4, 2012 4-2 TEX 7.2 6 2 2 1 4 Win
May 14, 2012 3-1 KC 4.2 3 2 0 1 1 Loss
May 26, 2010 5-2 KC 6.2 7 4 4 1 0 Loss
Head to Head Detail
Search MLB Database Score Line Total O/U Pitcher
KC HOU
6 4
  +105
8.5  
Over  
J Guthrie D Keuchel
KC HOU
4 2
  +152
8.5  
Under  
Y Ventura L Harrell
HOU KC
0 2
  -164
8.5  
Under  
L Harrell L Mendoza
HOU KC
2 7
  -173
8.5  
Over  
E Bedard E Santana
HOU KC
2 4
  -235
7.5  
Under  
J Lyles J Shields
KC HOU
1 3
  +190
7.5  
Under  
J Shields J Lyles
KC HOU
7 3
  +120
9  
Over  
W Davis B Norris
KC HOU
5 6
  +141
9  
Over  
J Guthrie D Keuchel
KC HOU
2 1
  +112
8.5  
Under  
B Chen J Lyles
KC HOU
2 0
  -117
8  
Under  
L Hochevar Wandy Rodriguez
Betting Odds Trends
Kansas City Royals
Betting Odds Trends
Houston Astros
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
  • Luke Hochevar RP Shoulder 60-day DL (7/25)
  • Kris Medlen SP Shoulder 60-day DL (5/11)
  • Mike Minor SP Shoulder 60-day DL (3/15); out for season
  • Tim Collins RP Elbow 60-day DL; out for season
  • Lorenzo Cain CF Wrist out indefinitely
  • Mike Moustakas 3B Knee 60-day DL (5/23); out for season
  • Yordano Ventura SP Back left last game, "?" next start
Injuries
Houston Astros
  • Dallas Keuchel SP Shoulder out indefinitely
  • Luis Valbuena 3B Hamstring 15-day DL (7/27)
  • Preston Tucker LF Shoulder 15-day DL (8/11); out for season
  • Lance McCullers SP Elbow 15-day DL (8/2)
  • Alex Bregman 3B Hamstring out indefinitely
Last 5 Games
Kansas City Royals
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Apr 16, 2014 HOU 6-4 W -115 8.5 J Guthrie 6 D Keuchel
Apr 15, 2014 HOU 4-2 W -162 8.5 Y Ventura 7 L Harrell
Apr 13, 2014 MIN 3-4 L -119 8 J Vargas 7 K Correia
Apr 12, 2014 MIN 1-7 L -141 7.5 J Shields 5.2 R Nolasco
Apr 11, 2014 MIN 1-10 L -125 8 B Chen 3.2 K Gibson
Houston Astros
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Apr 16, 2014 KC 4-6 L +105 8.5 D Keuchel 6 J Guthrie
Apr 15, 2014 KC 2-4 L +152 8.5 L Harrell 5 Y Ventura
Apr 13, 2014 TEX 0-1 L +151 9 B Oberholtzer 7 M Perez
Apr 12, 2014 TEX 6-5 W +164 9.5 J Cosart 7 T Scheppers
Apr 11, 2014 TEX 0-1 L +195 8 S Feldman 7 Y Darvish
Stats Comparison
Kansas City Royals
Houston Astros
Runs Scored Runs Allowed Team ERA
3.23 2.93
4.00 4.60
3.18 4.38
Runs Scored Road vs. Home Runs Allowed Road vs. Home Starter ERA
2.71 3.00
4.71 5.11
2.37 0.44
Stats Comparison
Kansas City Royals
Houston Astros
Offensive Hits Hits Allowed Bullpen Innings Pitched Last 3
8.08 6.13
7.23 8.73
8 10
Offensive Walks Defensive Walks Wins Last 10 Games
3.00 3.00
3.15 3.87
5 6
Supergrid
STAT Rank STAT Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 3.23 27 4.60 22
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 2.71 27 5.11 24
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 2.93 30 4.00 15
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 3.00 27 4.71 20