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Kansas City Sends Danny Duffy vs Aaron Sanchez in Toronto Blue Jays vs Royals Game

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday as the host Kansas City Royals battle the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Danny Duffy for the Kansas City Royals (7-1 on the year) and Aaron Sanchez for Toronto Blue Jays (11-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a 110 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.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.0-2.0 win for the Blue Jays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (51-58) will face the 63-47 Blue Jays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Toronto injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 6 (Toronto Blue Jays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Toronto Blue Jays average 8.45 hits per game, good for No. 20 on the list.

Defensively, Toronto features the No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.74 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 4.62 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jays enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Royals on Friday, with F Liriano throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Toronto is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Kansas City, Sunday, August 7th

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