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Kansas City Royals Favored by -129 Against Houston Astros on Saturday

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

For the Kansas City Royals, Danny Duffy gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Scott Feldman, 4-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as -129 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-4.1 result in favor of the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (57-38) will face the 55-43 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 9 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 3 ranking for hits at 9.33 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 26 in the same category at 8.14 per game.

Defensively, Houston features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.98 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

S Kazmir silenced the Royals bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Kansas City, Sunday, July 26th