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MLB BASEBALL

Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

The Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Citi Field in an interleague contest.

The Royals will give the ball to starter Ervin Santana in this one. Righthander Santana is 7-6 this season with a 3.03 ERA.

Starting this game for the Mets will be Zack Wheeler. The righthander has a 3.55 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.

Kansas City won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Mets on August 3. Bettors who backed the Royals at -133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Kansas City: 55-52 SU
New York: 49-59 SU

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 4-3
After a win are 8-2

New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Kansas City are 3-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Kansas City is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Monday, August 5
NY Mets home to Colorado, Tuesday, August 6