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The Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The Blue Jays will give the ball to starter R.A. Dickey in this one. righthander Dickey is 0-2 this season with a 8.43 ERA.
Starting this game for the Royals will be James Shields. The righthander has a 3.75 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
In their last action, Toronto was an 8-4 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Toronto at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Toronto: 4-6 SU
Kansas City: 6-4 SU
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Toronto is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 12 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City home to Toronto, Sunday, April 14