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Baltimore sends Jake Arrieta vs Luke Hochevar in Orioles vs Royals game

Kansas City RoyalsBaltimore Orioles
May 25, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

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The Orioles get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the Orioles, Jake Arrieta gets the ball, charged with keeping the Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Luke Hochevar, 3-4 on the year.

View Kansas City vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Royals listed as underdogs of +-135 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 10-rated Royals taking on the American League's No. 13-rated Orioles in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Baltimore and its American League No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 4 lineup of the Royals at 4.5 runs per outing.

Kansas City brings the American League's No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Orioles' league No. 13-ranked defense.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Orioles. Bettors on Baltimore at -165 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City suffered a 5-3 loss against Baltimore on Tuesday, as Danny Duffy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Camden Yards.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few Royals at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Baltimore, Thursday, May 26

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