MLB Odds with Pick - Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Cleveland Indians arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Friday.
Cleveland puts its faith in starter Josh Tomlin to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-7. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Yordano Ventura, who owns a 7-8 record on the season with a 3.59 ERA.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Kansas City Royals as -130 favorites 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.
Computer Prediction: Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.4-4.2 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.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Kansas City Royals bring a 51-50 record to the battle against the 51-51 Indians. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cleveland injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 24 and the Cleveland Indians at No. 4 heading into this contest.
How Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 18-ranked scoring average of 3.96 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.42 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 9.08 hits per game to date this season, more than the Indians hitters have managed (8.79 per nine innings).
Kansas City owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 3.96 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 22-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Cleveland was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland lost in extra innings against the Royals on Thursday as Kansas City edged them 2-1 at Kauffman Stadium.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland at Kansas City, Saturday, July 26th