Los Angeles favored by 118 against Kansas City on Sunday

Los Angeles AngelsKansas City Royals
May 26, 2:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Los Angeles Angels vs Kansas City Royals Odds

22-27TEAM RECORD21-25

Kansas City will look to improve on its 21-25 record when take on Los Angeles, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Sunday.

Jerome Williams, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Angels, while the Royals trot Wade Davis to the mound in this one. He is 3-3 so far in 2013.

View LA Angels vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Royals as +118 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Royals - Angels odds would favor the Royals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 5 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 12 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Kansas City's American League No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Angels offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Royals have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).

Kansas City owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 12-rated defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 7-0 result against the Royals on May 25. Bettors who backed the Angels at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Los Angeles threw a shutout at Kansas City in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Billy Buckner to defeat Kansas City 7-0 on Saturday.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Angels at Royals trends to consider:
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Angels are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Kansas City's last 19 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at LA Dodgers, Monday, May 27
Kansas City home to St. Louis, Monday, May 27