Resugent Indians try to keep pace in the AL Wildcard race against the Royals
The Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Progressive Field.
The Royals will trot Yordano Ventura out to the mound in this one. Right hander Ventura has a 11-8 record and a 4.42 ERA this season.
Ventura’s opponent in this one will be . The Indians left hander has a ERA to go along with a record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Indians listed as 127-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Royals on September 16. Bettors who backed the Indians at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 85-60
Kansas City is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games on the road
Team record: 72-72
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 8 games
Cleveland is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Cleveland’s last 18 games at home
Kansas City at Detroit Friday, September 18
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox Friday, September 18