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The Kansas City Royals and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
The Royals will give the ball to starter Ervin Santana in this one. Righthander Santana is 3-5 this season with a 3.33 ERA.
The Rangers will counter Santana with Yu Darvish. Righthander Darvish has a 3.03 ERA to go along with a 7-2 record this season.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 4-1 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Kansas City at +109 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Kansas City: 23-30 SU
Texas: 34-21 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Texas most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games at home
Texas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Texas is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Tuesday, June 4
Texas at Boston, Tuesday, June 4