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Colorado Rockies at Kansas City Royals Betting Odds and Pick

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Colorado Rockies invade Kauffman Stadium on Thursday.

Jake Junis gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 5-2 mark. In the other dugout, German Marquez brings a 10-5 ledger to the game for the Colorado Rockies as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as -119 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rockies to win this game 4.4-3.1. 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 (64-61) will face the 68-58 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Colorado injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies odds would favor the Rockies if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Colorado is at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 21-rated offense, averaging 4.46 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.82 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.36 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 16 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado suffered a 6-4 loss against Kansas City on Wednesday, as Antonio Senzatela wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 6-15 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Kansas City is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Atlanta, Friday, August 25th
Kansas City at Cleveland, Friday, August 25th