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The Kansas City Royals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium.
The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Lucas Harrell in this game. Harrell has a 4-7 record and a 4.97 ERA this season.
It'll be Luis Mendoza toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Righthander Mendoza is 1-3 with a 4.99 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Houston was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -173 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Houston has lost 3 straight games.
Kansas City has won 4 straight games.
Houston: 22-41 SU
Kansas City: 27-32 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
Houston at Seattle, Monday, June 10
Kansas City home to Detroit, Monday, June 10