The Kansas City Royals go for 5th straight as they open a 3 game set in Houston
The Kansas City Royals and the Houston Astros will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Minute Maid Park.
The Royals will give the ball to starter Joe Blanton in this one. Right hander Blanton is 2-0 this season with a 1.73 ERA.
Starting this game for the Astros will be Lance McCullers. The right hander has a 2.33 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Astros listed as 127-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
In their last action, Houston was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Houston at -102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Royals were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at 126 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 44-28
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Team record: 44-34
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games
Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 9 games at home
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City at Houston Tuesday, June 30
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