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The Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Camden Yards.
Luis Mendoza will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Mendoza is 0-1 this season with a 8.04 ERA.
Mendoza's opponent in this one will be Chris Tillman. The Orioles righthander has a 3.63 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at -121 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Kansas City has lost 2 straight games.
Baltimore has won 3 straight games.
Kansas City: 17-12 SU
Baltimore: 20-13 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Baltimore home to Kansas City, Thursday, May 9