English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Tampa Bay Rays take on Royals in baseball test


Tampa Bay Rays

Kansas City Royals
4-4 April 08, 2014, 08:10 PM | Kauffman Stadium 3-3



The Kansas City Royals host Tampa Bay on Tuesday, looking to build on their 3-3 mark against the 4-4 Rays in MLB betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Yordano Ventura out against Chris Archer for the Rays in this game. Ventura is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Archer is 1-0 on the year and has a 3.00 ERA. View Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Tampa Bay before the first pitch in this match found them as -105-moneyline earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

It's a baseball betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Royals and the league No. 7-ranked Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

ADVERTISEMENT:



Tampa Bay was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Royals. They lost as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to Kansas City on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas City's No. 22-rated offense, averaging 3.33 runs per game, against a Rays defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.88 in runs allowed per game. The Royals have averaged 8 hits per game so far, less than Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.12 hits per game).

Kansas City owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 3.33 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 5-rated defense.

A few Rays at Royals trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Tampa Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Tampa Bay


Next up:
Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Wednesday, April 9th

Comments