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The Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
Righthander Miguel Gonzalez will take the mound for the Orioles to start this game. Gonzalez is 8-3 this season with a 3.34 ERA.
Gonzalez's opponent in this one will be Jeremy Guthrie. The Royals righthander has a 4.41 ERA to go along with a 9-7 record this season.
In their last action, Baltimore was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Baltimore has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Baltimore: 57-45 SU
Kansas City: 47-51 SU
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Baltimore's last 12 games on the road
Baltimore is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Baltimore home to Boston, Friday, July 26
Kansas City at Chi White Sox, Friday, July 26