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The Seattle Mariners and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The Mariners will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Felix Hernandez in this game. Hernandez has a 12-8 record and a 2.97 ERA this season.
The Royals will counter Hernandez with Danny Duffy. Lefthander Duffy has a 1.10 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Astros on September 1. Bettors who backed the Astros at +141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-0 winner on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Kansas City at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Seattle: 62-74 SU
Kansas City: 70-66 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games at home
Kansas City home to Seattle, Tuesday, September 3