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Atlanta Braves at Kansas City Royals Betting Lines and Pick

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 Atlanta Braves in baseball betting odds action.

For the Kansas City Royals, Dillon Gee gets the ball, charged with keeping the Atlanta Braves hitters off the base paths. He'll face Mike Foltynewicz, 0-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Atlanta Braves were 160 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-3.6 victory for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 17-18 record to the battle against the 8-26 Braves. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Atlanta injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Atlanta Braves sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 25 ranked offense (3.63 runs per game) against a Atlanta Braves defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.97 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 8.51 hits per game, more than the Atlanta Braves have managed so far this season (7.59 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.47 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Royals on Friday, with J Teheran throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Atlanta's last 20 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Kansas City, Sunday, May 15th