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A winning streak will be on the line for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday when they battle the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium.
Erasmo Ramirez will be the starting pitcher for the Mariners on this day. Righthander Ramirez is 5-1 this season with a 5.17 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Bruce Chen who starts for the Royals. Lefthander Chen is 3-2 with a 3.04 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -118 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Seattle has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Seattle: 62-75 SU
Kansas City: 71-66 SU
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
Kansas City home to Seattle, Wednesday, September 4