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Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals Betting Lines and Pick

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Cleveland Indians arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Friday.

Edinson Volquez gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 13-8 mark. In the other dugout, Carlos Carrasco brings a 13-11 ledger to the game for the Cleveland Indians as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Kansas City Royals as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 5.9-4.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (89-63) will face the 75-76 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 10 (Cleveland Indians) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 5-rated offense, averaging 4.53 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians defense that ranks No. 12 at 4.05 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 9.35 hits per game so far, more than Cleveland Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.69 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating K Gibson and the Twins 6-3 on Thursday at Target Field.

Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 10-4 victory over Seattle on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter J Cueto.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland's last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Cleveland's last 18 games when playing Kansas City
  • Cleveland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Kansas City's last 18 games when playing Cleveland
  • Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Kansas City, Saturday, September 26th