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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
Righthander Adam Wainwright will take the mound for the Cardinals to start this game. Wainwright is 6-3 this season with a 2.38 ERA.
It'll be James Shields toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Righthander Shields is 2-5 with a 2.47 ERA so far this season.
St. Louis won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Dodgers on May 26. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at +128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Kansas City was a 5-2 loser in its last match at home against the Angels. They lost as +101 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Kansas City has lost 5 straight games.
St. Louis: 32-17 SU
Kansas City: 21-26 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Louis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
Kansas City home to St. Louis, Tuesday, May 28