Cleveland Indians take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick
The Kansas City Royals will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City sends Bruce Chen out against Danny Salazar for the Cleveland Indians in this game. Chen is 2-2 with a 5.80 ERA on the season, while Salazar is 2-4 on the year and has a 5.12 ERA.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Cleveland Indians were listed as -117 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-4.2 win for the Royals on Sunday. 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 sport a record of 53-50 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 51-53 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cleveland injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 24 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 4 (Cleveland Indians) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup
The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 16-rated offense, averaging 4.01 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians defense that ranks No. 23 at 4.43 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 9.09 hits per game so far, more than Cleveland Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.81 hits per game).
Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.39 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Cleveland was a 7-5 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-5 to Kansas City on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends
Cleveland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games
Cleveland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland home to Seattle, Tuesday, July 29th
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Tuesday, July 29th