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Baltimore Orioles

vs

Kansas City Royals
Friday, May 16, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Baltimore Orioles invade Kauffman Stadium on Friday.

Baltimore puts its faith in starter Chris Tillman to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Jeremy Guthrie, who owns a 2-2 record on the season with a 4.80 ERA.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Kansas City Royals as -103 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-3.8 win for the Royals on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (20-20) will face the 21-18 Orioles in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Baltimore injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 17 and the Baltimore Orioles at No. 23 heading into this contest.

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How Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 23-rated offense, averaging 3.92 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.75 hits per game so far, less than Baltimore Orioles batters have averaged on the year (9.13 hits per game).

Defensively, Baltimore features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.55 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 3.89 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Baltimore was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Baltimore at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Baltimore got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over Kansas City on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Wei-Yin Chen.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Baltimore

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