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The Tampa Bay Rays and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
Jeremy Hellickson will be the starting pitcher for the Rays on this day. Righthander Hellickson is 1-2 this season with a 4.31 ERA.
The Royals will counter Hellickson with Luis Mendoza. Righthander Mendoza has a 6.17 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
The Rays were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Tampa Bay: 12-14 SU
Kansas City: 14-10 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Tampa Bay's last 18 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Tampa Bay's last 21 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Kansas City's last 18 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Kansas City home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, May 2