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Colorado Rockies Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Kansas City Royals

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

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Danny Duffy in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-8 mark on the year. Colorado counters with Jon Gray, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Kansas City Royals as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-3.0 victory for the Rockies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (62-61) will face the 68-56 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Colorado injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Colorado Rockies, who rate a No. 11 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 21-ranked scoring average of 4.46 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies offense rated No. 3 and scoring 5.23 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.88 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.42 per nine innings).

Kansas City owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 4.46 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Colorado's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 8-4 on Sunday behind a start from C Anderson at Coors Field.

The Royals enjoyed a 7-4 victory at the expense of the Indians on Sunday, with J Hammel throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 5-14 ATS in its last 19 games
  • Colorado is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
  • Colorado is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Kansas City, Wednesday, August 23rd