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Kansas City Royals vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Los Angeles Angels will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Kansas City Royals invade Angel Stadium on Wednesday.
The match puts starter Wade Davis for the Royals on the hill facing Barry Enright for the Angels. Davis brings a 2-3 mark to the game, while Enright is 0-0 to date on the season.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Royals listed as underdogs of +-120 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for updates at 5Dimes.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 12-rated Angels and the league No. 4-ranked Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Royals average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.
Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.
Kansas City lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Angels on May 14. Bettors who backed the Angels at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeremy Guthrie's start, as they lost 6-2 against Los Angeles on Tuesday at Angel Stadium.
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Royals at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Angels' last 19 games at home
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
LA Angels are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City at Oakland, Friday, May 17
LA Angels home to Chi White Sox, Thursday, May 16