MLB Matchups  >>  LA Angels Angels vs. Kansas City Royals Preview 05/25/2013

The Los Angeles Angels and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.

Righthander Billy Buckner will take the mound for the Angels to start this game. Buckner is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Jeremy Guthrie. The righthander has a 3.49 ERA to go along with a 5-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Royals listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Angels, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Los Angeles at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

CURRENT STREAK:
Los Angeles has won 6 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Los Angeles: 21-27 SU
Kansas City: 21-24 SU
LOS ANGELES MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

KANSAS CITY MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels

NEXT UP:
Kansas City home to LA Angels, Sunday, May 26