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MLB BASEBALL

Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

The New York Mets will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field.

The Royals will trot Wade Davis out to the mound in this one. Righthander Davis has a 5-9 record and a 5.50 ERA this season.

It'll be Dillon Gee toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Gee is 7-8 with a 4.13 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 7-2 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Kansas City at -160 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Mets were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Marlins. That made winners of bettors who got Miami at +151 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Kansas City has won 9 straight games.
New York has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Kansas City: 54-51 SU
New York: 48-58 SU

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 3-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 2-4
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games
NY Mets are 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
NY Mets home to Kansas City, Saturday, August 3