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Kansas City RoyalsLos Angeles Angels
April 7, 4:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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The Los Angeles Angels host Kansas City on Saturday, looking to build on their 1-0 mark against the 0-1 Royals in MLB betting action at Angel Stadium.

The match puts starter Luke Hochevar for the Royals on the hill facing Dan Haren for the Angels. Hochevar brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while Haren is 0-0 to date on the season.

View Kansas City vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Angels as -215 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 5-rated Angels and the league No. 9-ranked Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 14 in the American League at 4 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Kansas City brings the American League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels' league No. 1-ranked defense.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-0 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -210 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Royals were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 5-0 to the Angels on Friday at Angel Stadium.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Royals at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Kansas City's last 22 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Kansas City is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing LA Angels
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of LA Angels' last 22 games when playing at home against Kansas City
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of LA Angels' last 12 games at home
LA Angels are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at LA Angels, Sunday, April 8

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