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The New York Yankees will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Lefthander Andy Pettitte will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Pettitte is 3-2 this season with a 4.06 ERA.
Starting this game for the Royals will be James Shields. The righthander has a 2.52 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
The Yankees were a 11-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +103 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York has won 3 straight games.
New York: 21-13 SU
Kansas City: 18-14 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Kansas City
NY Yankees are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Kansas City's last 23 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City home to NY Yankees, Sunday, May 12