Orioles visit Kansas City Royals in MLB clash
Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Odds
Kansas City will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals will rely on Bruce Chen to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Orioles. Bruce Chen is 0-0 this season, and Jason Hammel is 7-6.
Kansas City was a -105 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.
This game matches up the No. 5 (Royals) and the No. 10 (Orioles) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 8 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Baltimore features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.
Baltimore won its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Royals on July 22. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Wade Davis and the Royals 9-2 on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Orioles at Royals trends to consider:
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at Kansas City, Wednesday, July 24