Major League Baseball Preview — Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays Friday August 28th
The Kansas City Royals and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Tropicana Field.
right hander Edinson Volquez will take the mound for the Royals to start this game. Volquez is 11-7 this season with a 3.40 ERA.
Volquez’s opponent in this one will be Erasmo Ramirez. The Rays right hander has a 3.59 ERA to go along with a 10-4 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Royals listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
Tampa Bay was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -129 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
Kansas City was a 5-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They won as -119 favorites, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 78-49
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Team record: 63-64
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay’s last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay’s last 8 games at home
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City at Tampa Bay Saturday, August 29
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