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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians meet at Progressive Field.
Righthander James Shields will take the mound for the Royals to start this game. Shields is 10-9 this season with a 3.43 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Scott Kazmir who starts for the Indians. Lefthander Kazmir is 8-7 with a 4.17 ERA so far this season.
Kansas City was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Indians. They won as +107 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Kansas City: 76-69 SU
Cleveland: 77-67 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 13 games
Kansas City is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City at Detroit, Friday, September 13
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Thursday, September 12