MLB Odds with Pick - Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays

Kansas City Royals

vs

Tampa Bay Rays
Wednesday, July 09, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Tropicana Field

The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Kansas City Royals arrive at Tropicana Field on Wednesday.

Yordano Ventura gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on this Wednesday; he's 6-7 on the season. The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, will counter with Alex Cobb, who will be looking to improve on his 4-6 mark.

Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Kansas City Royals were 122 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.2-3.7 win for the Royals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

42-51 Tampa Bay battles the Royals, currently with a 46-43 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Kansas City injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Rays rated this week at No. 5 and the Kansas City Royals sitting at No. 13.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Stats Matchup

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 25-rated offense, averaging 3.82 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 10 at 3.93 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 8.55 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.12 hits per game).

Tampa Bay owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 3.82 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was a 4-3 loser in its last match on the road against the Rays. They lost as -105 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of PUSH bettors. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jason Vargas's start, as they lost 4-3 against Tampa Bay on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Kansas City is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Tampa Bay
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Kansas City is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing Kansas City
Tampa Bay is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Detroit, Thursday, July 10th
Tampa Bay home to Toronto, Friday, July 11th