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The Kansas City Royals and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.
Wade Davis will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Davis is 3-3 this season with a 5.97 ERA.
It'll be Bud Norris toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Righthander Norris is 4-4 with a 4.32 ERA so far this season.
The Royals were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +141 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Kansas City has lost 4 straight games.
Kansas City: 20-21 SU
Houston: 13-32 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Houston
Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Houston's last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Houston is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games
Houston home to Kansas City, Wednesday, May 22