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MLB Betting Line Favors the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals

vs

Los Angeles Angels
Friday, May 23, 2014 10:05 PM ET
Angel Stadium

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Angels in Los Angeles at Angel Stadium on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Los Angeles Angels, C.J. Wilson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Danny Duffy, 2-3 on the year.

Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Kansas City Royals listed as underdogs of 143 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.1-4.2 win for the Angels 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 Los Angeles Angels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Los Angeles Angels sport a record of 26-20 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 23-23 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Angels, most recently No. 4 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Stats Matchup

The game also pits Los Angeles Angels No. 3-rated offense, averaging 4.93 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 9 at 3.87 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Angels have averaged 8.85 hits per game so far, more than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (8.65 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jose Quintana and the White Sox 3-1 on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -165 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 2-1 final on Wednesday in support of Jered Weaver at Angel Stadium.

Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds Trends

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

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