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Kansas City Royals Host Cincinnati Reds in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Jeremy Guthrie in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-2 mark on the year. Cincinnati counters with Jason Marquis, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -138 for the Kansas City Royals in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.6 win for the Royals on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.2-3.6 result in favor of the Royals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

25-14 Kansas City battles the Reds, currently with a 18-21 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 6 and the Cincinnati Reds at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cincinnati Reds rank No. 26 at 7.92 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 1 ranking in that category.

Cincinnati brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 4-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Yordano Ventura shut down the Reds in their last game, striking out 6 in a 3-0 shutout over Cincinnati in baseball action at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 13 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Cleveland, Friday, May 22nd
Kansas City home to St. Louis, Friday, May 22nd