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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium in an interleague contest.
Lefthander Tyler Lyons will take the mound for the Cardinals to start this game. Lyons is 1-0 this season with a 1.29 ERA.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Ervin Santana. The righthander has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 3-4 record this season.
Last time out for St. Louis, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cardinals at -114 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
St. Louis has won 2 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 6 straight games.
St. Louis: 33-17 SU
Kansas City: 21-27 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City at St. Louis, Wednesday, May 29