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July 1, 8:10 PM | GrassCoors Field

Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies Odds

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The Kansas City Royals will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Rockies in Colorado at Coors Field on Friday in baseball action.

It's a pitching duel between Juan Nicasio for the Rockies (2-1 on the year) and Danny Duffy for Kansas City (1-2 so far).

View Kansas City vs Colorado Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Royals were listed as +-171 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 10 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Rockies - Royals odds would favor the Rockies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Colorado is rated No. 6 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 13 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Colorado's No. 5-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Royals defense that ranks No. 14 in the American League at 4.9 in runs allowed per game. The Rockies have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, less than Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Colorado owns the National League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's American League No. 14-rated defense.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 4-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Tim Stauffer at PETCO Park.

Colorado was a 6-4 loser in its last match at home against the White Sox. They lost as -109 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. The Rockies got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Chicago on Thursday; it was a 6-4 final at Coors Field in MLB wagering action.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing San Diego are 1-7
After a loss are 2-8

Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Royals at Rockies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Colorado
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing on the road against Colorado
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Colorado is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Colorado, Saturday, July 2

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