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MLB Betting Line Favors the Kansas City Royals over the San Diego Padres

The San Diego Padres host Kansas City on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 24-38 mark against the 26-34 Royals in MLB betting odds action at PETCO Park.

The match puts starter Ian Kennedy for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing Miguel Diaz for the San Diego Padres. Kennedy brings a 0-6 mark to the game, while Diaz is 1-1 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, San Diego sat as 102 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-4.7 result in favor of the Padres. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

San Diego (24-38) will face the 26-34 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game puts the San Diego Padres, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Diego Padres No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.47 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.58 in runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have averaged 7.42 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (7.92 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 5.15 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Eric Skoglund's start, as they lost 6-3 against San Diego on Friday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
  • San Diego is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at San Diego, Sunday, June 11th

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