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The fans at Kauffman Stadium will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the Kansas City Royals when they take their seats on Friday.
Gio Gonzalez will be the starting pitcher for the Nationals on this day. Lefthander Gonzalez is 7-6 this season with a 3.38 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Bruce Chen who starts for the Royals. Lefthander Chen is 2-1 with a 2.05 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Washington was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Washington at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
The Royals were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +160 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Washington has won 3 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 5 straight games.
Washington: 63-64 SU
Kansas City: 64-62 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 6-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 1-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Washington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
Kansas City home to Washington, Saturday, August 24