Kansas City Royals visit Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Kansas City Royals

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 9:40 PM ET
Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks host Kansas City on Wednesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 49-64 mark against the 58-53 Royals in MLB betting odds action at Chase Field.

The Arizona Diamondbacks will rely on Josh Collmenter to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Yordano Ventura will be his counterpart for the Kansas City Royals. Josh Collmenter is 8-5 this season, and Yordano Ventura is 8-8.

Kansas City Royals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Arizona Diamondbacks in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 109 at TopBet for Wednesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.4 win for the Royals. A 4.3-3.4 result in favor of the Royals 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.

Kansas City Royals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Diamondbacks sport a record of 49-64 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 58-53 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Arizona Diamondbacks vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Diamondbacks if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Arizona is rated No. 23 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 27.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 4 at 9.09 hits per game. That compares with the Arizona Diamondbacks No. 10 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.53 runs per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Kansas City was a 12-2 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Kansas City at -128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Tuesday, running up a 12-2 score against the Diamondbacks.

Kansas City Royals vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games at home
Arizona is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City

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Kansas City at Arizona, Thursday, August 7th