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A winning streak will be on the line for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium.
The Twins will give the ball to starter Andrew Albers in this one. Lefthander Albers is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
The Royals will counter Albers with James Shields. Righthander Shields has a 3.08 ERA to go along with a 6-7 record this season.
The Twins were a 13-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors.
Kansas City has won 3 straight games.
Minnesota: 48-61 SU
Kansas City: 57-52 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Minnesota's last 23 games
Minnesota is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Wednesday, August 7