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The Kansas City Royals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Washington Nationals at Kauffman Stadium.
The Nationals will give the ball to starter Dan Haren in this one. Righthander Haren is 8-11 this season with a 4.67 ERA.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Ervin Santana. The righthander has a 3.13 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.
Washington won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Royals on August 24. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Washington has won 5 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 7 straight games.
Washington: 65-64 SU
Kansas City: 64-64 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing Washington are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Washington
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
Washington home to Miami, Tuesday, August 27
Kansas City home to Tampa Bay, Monday, August 26