Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Betting Matchup Report
Tampa Bay Rays
Kansas City Royals
|4-3||April 07, 2014, 08:10 PM | Kauffman Stadium||2-3|
Kansas City will look to improve on its 2-3 record when take on Tampa Bay, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Monday.
Jason Vargas gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Matt Moore brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Rays as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.View Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.
The moneyline was hovering in the range of 106 for the Royals in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.
This game matches up the No. 13 (Royals) and the No. 7 (Rays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -108 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rays were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Texas staff and losing 3-0 to the Rangers on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Kansas City lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the White Sox on April 6. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Royals endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the White Sox on Sunday, with James Shields throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.
Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Tuesday, April 8th