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Kansas City Royals Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Arizona Diamondbacks

The Kansas City Royals will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Arizona Diamondbacks pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Jake Junis out against Taijuan Walker for the Arizona Diamondbacks in this game. Junis is 8-3 with a 4.68 ERA on the season, while Walker is 9-9 on the year and has a 3.54 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Kansas City Royals as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-2.5 win for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 79-81 record to the battle against the 92-68 Diamondbacks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Arizona injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 20-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 15-ranked Arizona Diamondbacks, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 4.35 runs per nine innings, against the No. 8 line up of the Arizona Diamondbacks at 4.97 runs per outing.

Arizona brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 17-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Kansas City on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Arizona is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Arizona is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Arizona is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Kansas City, Sunday, October 1st