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Kansas City Royals home to Mariners in baseball betting action

Seattle MarinersKansas City Royals
April 16, 1:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Odds

4-10TEAM RECORD9-4

Kauffman Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Kansas City Royals and the visiting Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

Kansas City sends Sean O'Sullivan out against Felix Hernandez for the Mariners in this game. O'Sullivan is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Hernandez is 1-1 on the year and has a 4.50 ERA.

View Seattle vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Royals as +125 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mariners rank No. 14 in the American League at 7 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Seattle features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 5.8 runs per game.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -122 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mariners endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Royals on Friday, with Erik Bedard throwing 4 2/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 3-7
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Mariners at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Seattle's last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at Kansas City, Sunday, April 17

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