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The Kansas City Royals and the Atlanta Braves will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Turner Field.
The Royals will give the ball to starter Jeremy Guthrie in this one. Righthander Guthrie is 2-0 this season with a 3.55 ERA.
The Braves will counter Guthrie with Kris Medlen. Righthander Medlen has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Kansas City won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blue Jays on April 14. Bettors who backed the Royals at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The Braves were a 9-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Atlanta has won 9 straight games.
Kansas City: 7-5 SU
Atlanta: 11-1 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Atlanta are 2-4
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 4-2
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 14 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta home to Kansas City, Wednesday, April 17