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Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium.

Felix Doubront will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Lefthander Doubront is 8-5 this season with a 3.26 ERA.

The Royals will counter Doubront with Jeremy Guthrie. Righthander Guthrie has a 3.96 ERA to go along with a 12-7 record this season.

The Red Sox were a 9-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Boston: 70-48 SU
Kansas City: 60-53 SU

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Boston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Kansas City home to Boston, Sunday, August 11