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Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

The Cleveland Indians and the Kansas City Royals will meet on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.

Righthander Danny Salazar will take the mound for the Indians to start this game. Salazar is 1-2 this season with a 2.66 ERA.

Salazar's opponent in this one will be Bruce Chen. The Royals lefthander has a 3.44 ERA to go along with a 4-3 record this season.

The Indians were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Cleveland: 82-69 SU
Kansas City: 79-72 SU

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Kansas City is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Kansas City is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Kansas City is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games

Next up:
Cleveland home to Houston, Thursday, September 19
Kansas City home to Texas, Friday, September 20