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Cody Anderson Indians at Home vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals pay a visit to Cleveland on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Indians bats in baseball betting action at Progressive Field.

The Cleveland Indians will turn to Cody Anderson and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Ian Kennedy (3-2) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Kansas City Royals were -108 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.2-1.6 result in favor of the Indians. 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

Cleveland (14-12) will face the 14-14 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cleveland is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.54 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 8.32 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the list.

Cleveland owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.58 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-1 to Cleveland on Friday at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cleveland, Sunday, May 8th

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