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Royals & Orioles set for opener of ALCS

James Shields is 11-7 with a 3.52 ERA over his 26 career starts against the Baltimore Orioles as his Kansas City Royals look for a road win in Game 1 of the ALCS at Camden Yards on Friday night.

Shields picked up a win over the Angels in the ALDS, holding them to two runs on six hits over six innings of work in that outing. The Orioles will turn to Chris Tillman in Game 1; Tillman held the Tigers to two runs on four hits over five innings of work in his ALDS outing.

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Baltimore sat as -105 earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-4.3 victory for the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Baltimore Orioles sport a record of 99-66 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 93-73 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baltimore vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 3 (Baltimore Orioles) and the No. 13 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 4 at 8.99 hits per game. That compares with the Baltimore Orioles No. 7 ranking in that category.

Baltimore owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

 

Baltimore rolled to a 2-1 win against Detroit on Sunday, as Bud Norris and the Orioles' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games
Baltimore is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home
Baltimore is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Baltimore, Saturday, October 11th

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