MLB Preview: Oakland Athletics (72-45) vs. Kansas City Royals (63-53)
The Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
The Athletics will trot Sonny Gray out to the mound in this one. Right hander Gray has a 12-5 record and a 2.87 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Yordano Ventura. The right hander has a 3.47 ERA to go along with a 9-8 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 7-4 winner at home against the Giants. Bettors on Kansas City at -153 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Oakland was a 6-1 loser in its last match at home against the Twins. They lost as -173 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Team record: 72-45
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland’s last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland’s last 13 games when playing Kansas City
Team record: 63-53
Current Streak: won 7 straight games.
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games at home
Oakland at Kansas City Tuesday, August 12
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