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Chris Young Royals at Home vs Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Betting Odds Clash

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Toronto Blue Jays dueling the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Chris Young out against Mark Buehrle for the Toronto Blue Jays in this game. Young is 7-4 with a 2.89 ERA on the season, while Buehrle is 9-5 on the year and has a 3.38 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Toronto Blue Jays were listed as -115 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-5.2 victory for the Royals. 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

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 51-33 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 44-45 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Toronto injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 18-ranked Toronto Blue Jays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.37 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5.28 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 9.31 hits per game to date this season, more than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.87 per nine innings).

Kansas City owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 4.37 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Toronto's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jays were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Kansas City staff and losing 3-0 to the Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Kansas City, Sunday, July 12th

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