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|Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays|
The Kansas City Royals and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
The Royals will trot Luis Mendoza out to the mound in this one. Righthander Mendoza has a 1-3 record and a 4.37 ERA this season.
Mendoza's opponent in this one will be Matt Moore. The Rays lefthander has a 3.78 ERA to go along with a 8-2 record this season.Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 10-1 winner as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +135 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City: 31-33 SU
Tampa Bay: 35-31 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay home to Kansas City, Saturday, June 15