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Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds

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

Dillon Gee gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 6-7 mark. In the other dugout, Ross Detwiler brings a 1-3 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as -150 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-4.3 win for the Royals. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

74-68 Kansas City battles the Athletics, currently with a 60-82 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Oakland injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Oakland Athletics sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 25-rated offense, averaging 4.14 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics defense that ranks No. 24 at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.98 hits per game so far, more than Oakland Athletics batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.21 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 4.75 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oakland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Seattle on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Kansas City threw a shutout at Chicago in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by I Kennedy to defeat Chicago 2-0 on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Kansas City, Tuesday, September 13th

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