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Kansas City Royals Home to the Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Action

Houston Astros


Kansas City Royals
Monday, May 26, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

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

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Yordano Ventura in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-4 mark on the year. Houston counters with Scott Feldman, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Houston Astros were 157 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4-2.9 win for the Royals on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-2.9 result in favor of the Royals today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 24-25 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 19-32 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Houston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 9-rated Houston Astros in this matchup.

How Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 28 at 7.78 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 12 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.12 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Houston, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +125 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Houston got the job done in their last match in a 4-1 victory over Seattle on Sunday at Safeco Field behind starter Dallas Keuchel.

Kansas City lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Angels on May 25. Bettors who backed the Angels at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jason Vargas's start, as they lost 4-3 against Los Angeles on Sunday at Angel Stadium.

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games on the road
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Houston

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Houston at Kansas City, Tuesday, May 27th