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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians in MLB Betting Odds

The Cleveland Indians will look to improve on a 12-12 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

The Cleveland Indians will turn to Danny Salazar and his 2-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Yordano Ventura (2-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas City Royals were listed as 120 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.1-2.0 win for the Indians on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 12-12 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 14-13 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated Cleveland Indians and the league No. 22-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland Indians No. 10 ranked offense (4.48 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.81 runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have been averaging 8.52 hits per game, more than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (8.33 hits on average).

Kansas City brings the No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 13-2 loss to Washington.

Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 9-4 victory over Detroit on Thursday at Progressive Field behind starter T Bauer.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 12 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cleveland, Saturday, May 7th

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