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The division rival Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Target Field.
Righthander James Shields will take the mound for the Royals to start this game. Shields is 2-6 this season with a 2.92 ERA.
Shields's opponent in this one will be PJ Walters. The Twins righthander has a 4.88 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Kansas City: 36-40 SU
Minnesota: 35-40 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
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 when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota home to Kansas City, Saturday, June 29