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A winning streak will be on the line for the Kansas City Royals on Friday when they battle the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium.
JA Happ will be the starting pitcher for the Blue Jays on this day. Lefthander Happ is 1-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
It'll be Luis Mendoza toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Righthander Mendoza is 0-0 with a 1.50 ERA so far this season.
Toronto lost its last outing, a 11-1 result against the Tigers on April 11. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
The Royals were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -150 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Kansas City has won 4 straight games.
Toronto: 3-6 SU
Kansas City: 6-3 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 7 games
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 11 games
Kansas City home to Toronto, Saturday, April 13