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Royals visit Texas Rangers in MLB clash

Kansas City RoyalsTexas Rangers
May 28, 7:10 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Kansas City Royals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday in baseball odds action.

Texas hands the ball to starter Matt Harrison in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-4 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with Sean O'Sullivan, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.

View Kansas City vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Texas sat as -180 favorites. The total was set at 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 4 in the American League and the Royals at No. 10 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Royals average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 5.5 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 12-7 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Kansas City at +180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Royals beat Texas in extra innings, earning a 12-7 victory at Rangers Ballpark in MLB wagering action.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Royals at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Texas
Kansas City is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Texas
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games
Texas is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Texas, Sunday, May 29

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