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The Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
The Braves will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Kris Medlen in this game. Medlen has a 4-7 record and a 2.96 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Ervin Santana. The righthander has a 2.64 ERA to go along with a 5-5 record this season.
Atlanta won its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Brewers on June 23. Bettors who backed the Braves at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Kansas City was a 7-6 winner in its last match at home against the White Sox. They won as -180 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors.
Atlanta: 44-33 SU
Kansas City: 35-38 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 6-2
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 3-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Kansas City
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Atlanta is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Kansas City is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Kansas City home to Atlanta, Wednesday, June 26