Kershaw on hill to follow up his no-hitter
Coming off a no-hitter in his last outing, Clayton Kershaw will get the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night as they take on the Kansas City Royals on the MLB odds.
Kershaw improved to 7-2 with a 2.52 ERA on the season by no-hitting the Rockies last time out, fanning 15 batters in those nine innings of work. Danny Duffy will get the ball for the Royals on Tuesday; he's 4-6 with a 2.80 ERA this year.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Los Angeles Dodgers were listed as -159 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-4.2 result in favor of the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Kansas City (40-36) will face the 42-36 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Los Angeles injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 3-rated Los Angeles Dodgers in this matchup.
How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup
At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 5 ranking for hits at 8.99 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Dodgers are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.76 per game.
Kansas City owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 4.16 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 8-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Dodgers were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. The Dodgers were saddled with a loss last time out in Zack Greinke's start, as they lost 5-3 against Kansas City on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends
LA Dodgers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of LA Dodgers's last 14 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Next Betting Matchups
Los Angeles at Kansas City, Wednesday, June 25th