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|Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals|
The Cleveland Indians and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
The Indians will give the ball to starter Scott Kazmir in this one. Lefthander Kazmir is 8-8 this season with a 4.24 ERA.
It'll be James Shields toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Righthander Shields is 11-9 with a 3.38 ERA so far this season.The Indians were a 7-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Kansas City was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +178 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Current streak:
Cleveland has won 4 straight games.
Cleveland: 81-68 SU
Kansas City: 78-71 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Kansas City home to Cleveland, Tuesday, September 17