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Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Odds - Thursday August 14 2014

Oakland Athletics

vs

Kansas City Royals
Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium
Matchup - Best Odds
OAK at KC
Athletics   Royals
73-47
65-54
SportBet Best OAK Line +101
BOVADA.LV Best KC Line -103
5Dimes Best Over 7 (o +100)
Intertops Best Under 7 (u -105)
Power Ranking
Oakland 2
Kansas City 26
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Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals

Jeff Samardzija will be up against James Shields at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday afternoon as the Oakland A's take on the Kansas City Royals in baseball odds action.

Samardzija sits at 5-8 with a 2.91 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a victory over the Twins in which he gave up just two runs on seven hits over six innings of work.

Odds - Moneyline / Spread
Moneyline Spread
Opening
-105
-105
-1.5   +1.5  
-107
-103
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
-104
-106
+1.5 -225 -1.5 +195
 
 
   
+101
-111
+1.5 -215 -1.5 +195
-104
-106
+1.5 -225 -1.5 +185
 
 
   
-104
-106
+1.5 -225 -1.5 +195
+101
-111
+1.5 -219 -1.5 +191
-103
-107
+1.5 -230 -1.5 +190
 
 
   
 
 
   
Total - Over / Under
Total Price
Opening
7.5
   
7
o -105 u -115
 
   
 
   
7
o -105 u -115
 
   
7
o +100 u -110
7
o -105 u -115
 
   
7
o -105 u -115
7
o -102 u -112
7
o -115 u -105
 
   
 
   
Consensus - Current Bets
Moneyline Over/Under
52%
48%
33%
67%
-105 -105 > 7.5 < 7.5
Smart Chart
  • OAK
  • 4.88
  • 3.45
  • 3.17
  • 8.68
  • 3.70
  • 7.93
  • 2.67
  •  
  • offense
  • defense
  • Team ERA
  • Offensive Hits
  • Offensive Walks
  • Defensive Hits
  • Defensive Walks
  • KC
  • 4.04
  • 3.87
  • 3.57
  • 9.00
  • 2.30
  • 8.63
  • 2.80
Team Record
Oakland Athletics
All Last 10 vs Div vs AL vs NL
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U vs LHP vs RHP
67-90 34-47 33-43 22-25 47-65 70-80-7 16-25 51-65
3-7 1-5 2-2 1-1 2-6 3-7 0-1 3-6
27-44 13-24 14-20 9-12 19-32 32-39 5-11 22-33
60-77 32-39 28-38 19-20 43-57 63-69-5 14-21 46-56
7-13 2-8 5-5 3-5 4-8 7-11-2 2-4 5-9
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
80-77 46-30 34-47 42-18 42-59 73-78-6 21-21 59-56
6-4 4-0 2-4 4-0 2-4 5-5 4-0 2-4
45-26 26-8 19-18 27-4 20-22 36-32-3 16-6 29-20
70-67 41-25 29-42 36-15 38-52 67-65-5 21-20 49-47
10-10 5-5 5-5 6-3 4-7 6-13-1 0-1 10-9
Recent Form
  • OAK
  • 73-47
  • 431
  • 20-13
  • 53-34
  • 71-35
  • 2-12
  • 58-56-6
  • 1.43
  •  
  • record
  • money
  • vs LHP
  • vs RHP
  • fave record
  • dog record
  • O/U Record
  • differential
  • KC
  • 65-54
  • 642
  • 18-17
  • 47-37
  • 44-26
  • 21-28
  • 53-61-5
  • 0.17
Pitchers Last 3 Starts
Oakland Athletics
J Samardzija (5-8) ERA: 2.91 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Aug 9, 2014 MIN W 9-4 O 6 40
Aug 4, 2014 TB W 3-2 U 7 76
Jul 29, 2014 HOU W 7-4 O 6.2 52
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (11-6) ERA: 3.25 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Aug 9, 2014 SF W 5-0 U 9 69
Aug 3, 2014 OAK W 4-2 U 8 152
Jul 29, 2014 MIN L 1-2 U 6 -100
Pitcher Recent Starts vs Opponent
Oakland Athletics
J Samardzija (5-8) ERA: 2.91
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
No Previous Game Data Available.
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (11-6) ERA: 3.25
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
Aug 3, 2014 4-2 KC 8 4 2 2 0 2 Win
May 17, 2013 2-1 OAK 8 6 2 2 1 9 Loss
Jul 31, 2012 8-0 TB 9 3 0 0 0 11 Win
Jul 27, 2011 13-4 OAK 4 12 10 10 2 2 Loss
May 9, 2010 4-0 OAK 6 11 4 2 1 6 Loss
Head to Head Detail
Search MLB Database Score Line Total O/U Pitcher
OAK KC
0 3
  -102
7  
Under  
S Kazmir J Vargas
OAK KC
11 3
  +132
7  
Over  
J Lester J Guthrie
OAK KC
2 3
  -107
7  
Under  
S Gray Y Ventura
KC OAK
4 2
  -162
7  
Under  
J Shields S Kazmir
KC OAK
3 8
  -168
6.5  
Over  
J Vargas J Lester
KC OAK
1 0
  -225
7.5  
Under  
J Guthrie S Gray
OAK KC
10 4
  +118
9  
Over  
A Griffin L Mendoza
OAK KC
3 4
  -109
8.5  
Under  
J Parker E Santana
OAK KC
6 3
  +108
9  
Push  
T Milone W Davis
KC OAK
3 4
  -168
8  
Under  
L Mendoza A Griffin
Betting Odds Trends
Oakland Athletics
Betting Odds Trends
Kansas City Royals
Injuries
Oakland Athletics
  • Felix Doubront SP Elbow 60-day DL (4/4); out for season
  • Fernando Rodriguez RP Shoulder 60-day DL (7/4)
  • Sam Fuld CF Shoulder 60-day DL (3/25)
  • Henderson Alvarez SP Shoulder 60-day DL (4/6), out for season
  • Jarrod Parker SP Elbow 60-day DL (3/13), out for season
  • Jed Lowrie 2B Foot 60-day DL (8/4); out for season
  • Eric Sogard 2B Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
  • Josh Phegley C Knee 60-day DL (7/2)
  • Sonny Gray SP Elbow 15-day DL (8/7); expected to be activated & start Wednesday vs. Los Angeles Angels
  • Andrew Lambo RF Lower Body 60-day DL (7/4)
  • Arismendy Alcantara 2B Thumb out for season
  • Chris Bassitt SP Elbow 60-day DL (4/28); out for season
  • Mark Canha 1B Back 60-day DL (5/9), out for season
  • Tyler Ladendorf 2B Wrist 15-day DL (8/17)
  • Frankie Montas RP Ribs 60-day DL (2/20)
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
  • Dillon Gee RP Blood Clot out for season
  • Tim Collins RP Elbow 60-day DL; out for season
  • Lorenzo Cain CF Wrist out for season
  • Mike Moustakas 3B Knee 60-day DL (5/23); out for season
  • Yordano Ventura SP Back left last game, "?" next start
Last 5 Games
Oakland Athletics
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Aug 13, 2014 KC 0-3 L -108 7 S Kazmir 7 J Vargas
Aug 12, 2014 KC 11-3 W -142 7 J Lester 6 J Guthrie
Aug 11, 2014 KC 2-3 L -103 7 S Gray 7 Y Ventura
Aug 10, 2014 MIN 1-6 L -173 7.5 J Hammel 6.1 P Hughes
Aug 9, 2014 MIN 9-4 W -250 7.5 J Samardzija 6 Trevor May
Kansas City Royals
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Aug 13, 2014 OAK 3-0 W -102 7 J Vargas 9 S Kazmir
Aug 12, 2014 OAK 3-11 L +132 7 J Guthrie 4.2 J Lester
Aug 11, 2014 OAK 3-2 W -107 7 Y Ventura 6 S Gray
Aug 10, 2014 SF 7-4 W -153 7.5 D Duffy 6.2 T Lincecum
Aug 9, 2014 SF 5-0 W -145 7 J Shields 9 T Hudson
Stats Comparison
Oakland Athletics
Kansas City Royals
Runs Scored Runs Allowed Team ERA
4.88 4.04
3.45 3.87
3.17 3.57
Runs Scored Road vs. Home Runs Allowed Road vs. Home Starter ERA
4.80 3.73
3.64 4.23
2.91 3.25
Stats Comparison
Oakland Athletics
Kansas City Royals
Offensive Hits Hits Allowed Bullpen Innings Pitched Last 3
8.68 9.00
7.93 8.63
5 7.1
Offensive Walks Defensive Walks Wins Last 10 Games
3.70 2.30
2.67 2.80
3 6
Supergrid
STAT Rank STAT Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 4.88 1 3.87 13
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 4.80 3 4.23 21
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 4.04 14 3.45 3
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 3.73 25 3.64 6