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The Los Angeles Angels and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
Lefthander Jason Vargas will take the mound for the Angels to start this game. Vargas is 3-3 this season with a 3.55 ERA.
The Royals will counter Vargas with Luis Mendoza. Righthander Mendoza has a 5.88 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Los Angeles at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Los Angeles has won 5 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 20-27 SU
Kansas City: 21-23 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas City's last 12 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City home to LA Angels, Saturday, May 25