Milwaukee Brewers vs Kansas City Royals Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Royals take on the Brewers at Kauffman Stadium in a key battle on the odds menu.
It's a pitching duel between Jonathan Sanchez for the Royals (1-2 on the year) and Randy Wolf for Milwaukee (2-5 so far).
The visitors opened as -110 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9.5 for those preferring over under wagers.
The Royals sit at No. 9 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Brewers sit at a National League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Brewers are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Kansas City has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
The Brewers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee suffered a 2-1 loss against Kansas City on Tuesday, as Zack Greinke wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Brewers at Royals trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Kansas City, Thursday, June 14