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Toronto Blue Jays visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals will look to improve on a 36-36 record when they take on the Toronto Blue Jays, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Kansas City sends Jason Vargas out against Marco Estrada for the Toronto Blue Jays in this game. Vargas is 10-3 with a 2.27 ERA on the season, while Estrada is 4-5 on the year and has a 4.98 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -115 for the Kansas City Royals in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.5-2.8 win for the Blue Jays on Saturday. 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 36-36 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 35-38 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Toronto injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 8 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.99 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.67 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.26 hits per game so far, less than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.36 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blue Jays endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Royals on Friday, with J Happ throwing 6.2 innings of 4-hit ball at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 10 games
  • Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Toronto is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Kansas City is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Kansas City's last 17 games
  • Kansas City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Kansas City, Sunday, June 25th

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