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Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

The Cleveland Indians and the Kansas City Royals will meet on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Friday in a battle of division rivals.

The Indians will trot Josh Tomlin out to the mound in this one. Right hander Tomlin has a 5-7 record and a 4.43 ERA this season.

Tomlin's opponent in this one will be Yordano Ventura. The Royals right hander has a 3.59 ERA to go along with a 7-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -130-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total opened at 8

In their last action, Cleveland was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Cleveland:
Team record: 51-51
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road

Kansas City:
Team record: 51-50
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Kansas City Saturday, July 26