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The Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians will meet on the field at Progressive Field on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
The Royals will give the ball to starter Ervin Santana in this one. Righthander Santana is 5-5 this season with a 2.74 ERA.
It'll be Ubaldo Jimenez toeing the rubber for the Indians in this contest. Righthander Jimenez is 5-4 with a 4.79 ERA so far this season.
The Royals were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -138 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Kansas City: 34-34 SU
Cleveland: 34-35 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Kansas City is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Kansas City's last 24 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Cleveland's last 24 games when playing Kansas City
Cleveland is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Cleveland home to Kansas City, Wednesday, June 19