Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals in MLB odds
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Cleveland and Kansas City on Wednesday, with the host Indians trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
For the Indians, Scott Kazmir gets the ball, charged with keeping the Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face James Shields, 10-9 on the year.
Bettors looking to back visiting Kansas City before the first pitch in this match found them as -105-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8 earlier at TopBet.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Royals taking on the American League's No. 6-rated Indians in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Royals average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.4 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
Kansas City was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Indians. They won as +107 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday at Progressive Field behind starter Jeremy Guthrie.
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Royals at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 13 games
Kansas City is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City at Detroit, Friday, September 13
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Thursday, September 12