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|Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals|
The division rival Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The Indians will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ubaldo Jimenez in this game. Jimenez has a 6-4 record and a 4.63 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be James Shields who starts for the Royals. Righthander Shields is 3-6 with a 2.99 ERA so far this season.The Indians were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Cleveland has won 5 straight games.
Cleveland: 45-38 SU
Kansas City: 38-42 SU
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland home to Detroit, Friday, July 5
Kansas City home to Oakland, Friday, July 5