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New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals

The New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in an interleague contest.

Right hander Zack Wheeler will take the mound for the Mets to start this game. Wheeler is 9-7 this season with a 4.36 ERA.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Glenn Sparkman. The right hander has a 5.32 ERA to go along with a 3-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Mets as -161-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

Kansas City was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Mets. They lost as +180 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Mets were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

New York:
Team record: 63-60 SU
NY Mets is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
NY Mets is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Kansas City:
Team record: 44-79 SU
Kansas City is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
Kansas City is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games

Next up:
New York home to Cleveland Tuesday, August 20
Kansas City at Baltimore Monday, August 19