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Royals host Giants to open World Series

The Kansas City Royals have managed to pick up the win in seven of James Shields' last eight starts as they open up the World Series against Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.

Shields had to settle for a no-decision in his ALCS start against the Orioles, giving up four runs on 10 hits over five innings in an 8-6 Kansas City victory.

Bumgarner pitched twice against the Cardinals in the NLCS, giving up just three runs on nine hits over 15 2-3 innings in two San Francisco wins.

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The Royals swept the Giants in interleague play this season and are 8-2 in 10 games since 2005, according to our MLB database.

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

The Kansas City Royals were listed as 110 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada, while odds makers set the opening total line around 6.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.8 win for the Royals on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.4-3.8 result in favor of the Royals today. 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 sport a record of 97-73 heading into this matchup, while the San Francisco Giants sit at 96-76 on the season 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. 13-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 21-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

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting San Francisco Giants rank No. 11 at 8.67 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 4 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, San Francisco owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.88 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

 

 

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Kansas City, Wednesday, October 22nd

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