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June 10, 10:05 PM | GrassAngel Stadium

Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Los Angeles vs Kansas City battle on Friday at Angel Stadium as the Angels try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Jeff Francis gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Royals on this day; he's 2-6 on the season. The Angels, meanwhile, will counter with Ervin Santana, who will be looking to improve on his 3-5 mark.

View Kansas City vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Angels were listed as -155 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Angels rated this week at No. 7 and the Royals sitting at No. 12.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 11-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Royals offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 8.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.8 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 3.1 runs per game.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 3-2 winner at home against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Kansas City at +118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Toronto on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Luke Hochevar.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-3 loser at home against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Tampa Bay at Angel Stadium.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Royals at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 12 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of LA Angels' last 12 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Kansas City
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games

Next up:
Kansas City at LA Angels, Saturday, June 11

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