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May 27, 1:35 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

18-27TEAM RECORD29-18

The visiting Royals hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles.

Brian Matusz will take the mound for Baltimore, and he'll carry a 4-4 record into the contest. Luke Hochevar gets the ball for Kansas City; he's 3-5 so far this season.

View Kansas City vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Orioles as -135 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Orioles at No. 6 in the American League and the Royals at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 4 in the American League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Baltimore’s No. 7 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Baltimore has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

The Royals were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +109 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Orioles, a 4-3 final on Saturday in support of Felipe Paulino at Camden Yards.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Royals at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
Baltimore is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Cleveland, Monday, May 28
Baltimore at Toronto, Monday, May 28