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Toronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals in MLB odds

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Aug 24, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.

Ricky Romero gets the call for the Toronto Blue Jays and he will try to build on a 12-9 mark. In the other dugout, Luke Hochevar brings a 8-10 ledger to the game for the Royals as he tries to quiet the Blue Jays bats.

View Kansas City vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Toronto sat as -201 favorites. The total was set at 8.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Blue Jays at No. 6 in the American League and the Royals at No. 9 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 4-rated American League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Royals defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, less than Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Toronto has the American League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the American League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

The Royals were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +185 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 6-4 final on Tuesday in support of Bruce Chen at Rogers Centre.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 8-2
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Royals at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Kansas City is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Toronto is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games

Next up:
Kansas City at Toronto, Thursday, August 25

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