San Francisco Giants visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

San Francisco Giants

vs

Kansas City Royals
Friday, August 08, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals battle the visiting San Francisco Giants on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Jason Vargas out against Madison Bumgarner for the San Francisco Giants in this game. Vargas is 8-5 with a 3.69 ERA on the season, while Bumgarner is 13-8 on the year and has a 3.21 ERA.

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Kansas City was a 113 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.2-4 win for the Giants on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 60-53 record to the battle against the 62-53 Giants. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs San Francisco injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 27-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 8-ranked San Francisco Giants, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.07 per game. By contrast, the San Francisco Giants are rated No. 27 in the same category at 8.19 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.55 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Brewers on August 7. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. San Francisco didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Milwaukee on Thursday at Miller Park.

Kansas City won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Diamondbacks on August 7. Bettors who backed the Royals at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Kansas City rolled to a 6-2 win against Arizona on Thursday, as Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Chase Field.

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 9 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kansas City's last 22 games
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Kansas City, Saturday, August 9th

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