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Kansas City Royals Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Cleveland Indians

MLB wagering interest swings to the Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals battle on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Cleveland puts its faith in starter Corey Kluber to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-6. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Ian Kennedy, who owns a 4-5 record on the season with a 4.06 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cleveland Indians were listed as -135 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-3.4 result in favor of the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 34-30 record to the battle against the 35-29 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. 13 and the Cleveland Indians at No. 7 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 27-rated batting order, averaging 3.77 runs per nine innings, against the No. 10 line up of the Cleveland Indians at 4.64 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in J Tomlin's start, as they lost 3-2 against Kansas City on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 10 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Chicago, Friday, June 17th
Kansas City home to Detroit, Thursday, June 16th

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