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Oakland Athletics Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Kansas City Royals

Oakland Athletics

vs

Kansas City Royals
Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Oakland Athletics will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Kansas City sends Yordano Ventura out against Jesse Hahn for the Oakland Athletics in this game. Ventura is 2-0 with a 2.31 ERA on the season, while Hahn is 0-1 on the year and has a 3.08 ERA.

Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Oakland Athletics before the first pitch in this match found them as 134 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Computer Prediction: Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.7-4.6 win for the Royals on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

8-2 Kansas City battles the Athletics, currently with a 5-6 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Oakland injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 4.

How Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Stats Match Up

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 1-ranked scoring average of 6.4 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics offense rated No. 5 and scoring 5.45 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 11.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Athletics hitters have managed (10.27 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 3.25 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 6-4 on Friday behind a start from Jeremy Guthrie at Kauffman Stadium.

Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 9 games
Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Kansas City, Sunday, April 19th

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