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Toronto Blue JaysKansas City Royals
June 8, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals Odds

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The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Blue Jays arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday.

Carlos Villanueva gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Blue Jays on this day; he's 2-0 on the season. The Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Danny Duffy, who will be looking to improve on his 0-1 mark.

View Toronto vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Royals as +100 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 2-rated Blue Jays taking on the American League's No. 12-rated Royals in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Blue Jays rank No. 2 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the American League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.

In their last action, Toronto was an 8-5 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Toronto at +100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Toronto got the job done in their last match in an 8-5 victory over Kansas City on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Kyle Drabek.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Blue Jays at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games when playing Kansas City
Toronto is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games when playing Toronto
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Toronto at Kansas City, Thursday, June 9

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