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Kansas City Royals Host Cleveland Indians in MLB Baseball Betting Action

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

Jason Hammel will take the mound for the Kansas City Royals, and he'll carry a 1-6 record into the contest. Carlos Carrasco gets the ball for the Cleveland Indians; he's 5-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Cleveland Indians listed as favorites of -158 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.2-2.1 result in favor of the Indians. 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

23-30 Kansas City battles the Indians, currently with a 28-25 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 30-rated offensive output, at 7.74 hits per game. The Cleveland Indians average 8.19 hits per game, good for No. 21 on the list.

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.81 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.48 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

J Vargas shut down the Indians in their last game, striking out 3 in a 4-0 shutout over Cleveland in baseball action at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Kansas City's last 25 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
  • Kansas City is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing Cleveland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Kansas City, Sunday, June 4th

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