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Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Kauffman Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Kansas City Royals and the visiting Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Chris Young in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-6 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Danny Salazar, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Cleveland Indians before the first pitch in this match found them as -105 moneyline earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.3-4.2 result in favor of the Indians. 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 (89-65) will face the 77-76 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 4.51 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 line up of the Cleveland Indians at 4.19 runs per outing.

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.48 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.66 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians enjoyed a 9-5 victory at the expense of the Royals on Saturday, with J Tomlin throwing 1.1 innings of 0-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Minnesota, Monday, September 28th
Kansas City at Chicago, Monday, September 28th