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|Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians|
The Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians will meet on the field at Progressive Field on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
James Shields will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Shields is 4-6 this season with a 3.12 ERA.
It'll be Ubaldo Jimenez toeing the rubber for the Indians in this contest. Righthander Jimenez is 7-4 with a 4.37 ERA so far this season.Kansas City lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Indians on July 13. Bettors who backed the Indians at -139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Kansas City has lost 4 straight games.
Cleveland has won 3 straight games.
Kansas City: 43-48 SU
Cleveland: 50-44 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Kansas City home to Detroit, Friday, July 19
Cleveland at Minnesota, Friday, July 19