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The Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Wade Davis will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Davis is 3-4 this season with a 5.71 ERA.
It'll be Derek Holland toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Lefthander Holland is 4-2 with a 2.97 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on Kansas City at +160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Texas, they were a 9-5 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -141 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Kansas City: 22-29 SU
Texas: 33-20 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing St. Louis are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Texas is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
Texas home to Kansas City, Saturday, June 1