MLB Baseball - Preview
The fans at Kauffman Stadium will be treated to a game between the Miami Marlins and the Kansas City Royals when they take their seats on Monday.
Righthander Tom Koehler will take the mound for the Marlins to start this game. Koehler is 3-7 this season with a 4.57 ERA.
Koehler's opponent in this one will be Wade Davis. The Royals righthander has a 5.42 ERA to go along with a 5-9 record this season.
In their last action, Miami was a 9-4 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -235 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -104 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Miami: 44-72 SU
Kansas City: 61-54 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 4-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 6-3
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami's last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Miami's last 25 games
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City home to Miami, Tuesday, August 13