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Bruce Chen Royals at Home vs Baltimore in MLB Clash

Baltimore OriolesKansas City Royals
Aug 2, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Odds

42-63TEAM RECORD46-62

Kansas City will look to improve on its 46-62 record when take on Baltimore, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Tuesday.

Bruce Chen gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 5-4 mark. In the other dugout, Alfredo Simon brings a 1-3 ledger to the game for the Orioles as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

View Baltimore vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Royals in this one will find them as -135 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Royals - Orioles odds would favor the Royals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Baltimore is at No. 11 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 6 ranked American League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the American League at 5.3 runs allowed per game. The Royals have been averaging 9.4 hits per game, more than the Orioles have managed so far this season (8.8 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Kansas City has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Baltimore was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They lost as +183 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Baltimore didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to New York on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Kansas City at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field behind starter Danny Duffy.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Orioles at Royals trends to consider:
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Baltimore's last 21 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Baltimore is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 16 games

Next up:
Baltimore at Kansas City, Wednesday, August 3