MLB Odds Betting - Colorado Rockies Underdogs vs Royals at Kansas City
Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday as the host Kansas City Royals battle the Colorado Rockies in baseball betting odds action.
It's a pitching duel between Jason Vargas for the Kansas City Royals (3-1 on the year) and Jhoulys Chacin for Colorado Rockies (0-1 so far).
Colorado Rockies vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the Kansas City Royals in this matchup found them as -128 favorites on the MLB money line at BookMaker. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs Kansas City Royals Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.6 win for the Rockies. A 5.7-4.6 result in favor of the Rockies is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 19-19 record to the battle against the 23-18 Rockies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Colorado injuries news.
The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 17 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Colorado Rockies sit at No. 2 on the same chart.
How Colorado Rockies vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 20-ranked scoring average of 4.03 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.63 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.82 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (10.41 per nine innings).
Kansas City owns the No. 10 defense, allowing 4.03 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's No. 21-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -149 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to Kansas City on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.
Colorado Rockies vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Colorado's last 12 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Next Betting Matchups
Colorado home to San Diego, Friday, May 16th
Kansas City home to Baltimore, Thursday, May 15th