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MLB BASEBALL

Kansas City Royals vs. New York Yankees

The New York Yankees will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium.

The Royals will give the ball to starter James Shields in this one. Righthander Shields is 3-6 this season with a 3.23 ERA.

Shields's opponent in this one will be CC Sabathia. The Yankees lefthander has a 4.06 ERA to go along with a 9-6 record this season.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-1 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Kansas City at +136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Kansas City: 42-44 SU
New York: 48-41 SU

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After a win are 2-8

New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 12 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees's last 12 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Kansas City, Wednesday, July 10