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The fans at Kauffman Stadium will be treated to a interleague game between the Miami Marlins and the Kansas City Royals when they take their seats on Tuesday.
The Marlins will trot Jose Fernandez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Fernandez has a 8-5 record and a 2.58 ERA this season.
Fernandez's opponent in this one will be Bruce Chen. The Royals lefthander has a 1.14 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.
Miami lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Royals on August 12. Bettors who backed the Royals at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Miami has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Miami: 44-73 SU
Kansas City: 62-54 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 4-5
After a loss are 3-7
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Miami are 4-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Miami's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 11 games at home
Kansas City home to Miami, Wednesday, August 14