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Kansas City Sends Danny Duffy vs Scott Kazmir in Oakland Athletics vs Royals Game

Oakland Athletics

vs

Kansas City Royals
Sunday, April 19, 2015 2:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Oakland Athletics arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Danny Duffy and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Oakland Athletics send Scott Kazmir (2-0) to the hill.

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 -104 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

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.6-4.8 win for the Royals. A 5.6-4.8 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

8-3 Kansas City battles the Athletics, currently with a 6-6 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Oakland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 2 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 4 (Oakland Athletics) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Stats Match Up

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.82 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.25 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 11.27 hits per game so far, more than Oakland Athletics batters have averaged on the year (10.08 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 2-rated road mark, allowing 2.6 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jesse Hahn silenced the Royals bats in a 5-0 victory last time out versus Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium.

Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oakland's last 15 games on the road
Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Los Angeles, Monday, April 20th
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Monday, April 20th

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