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Miami MarlinsKansas City Royals
Aug 13, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Miami Marlins vs Kansas City Royals Odds

44-73TEAM RECORD62-54

Miami travels to Kansas City for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Royals.

Jose Fernandez, with a record of 8-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Marlins, while the Royals trot Bruce Chen to the mound in this one. He is 2-0 so far in 2013.

View Miami vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Miami before the first pitch in this match found them as +-121-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 6.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Royals at No. 4 in the American League and the Marlins at No. 10 in the National League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Marlins rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.7 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Miami owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Miami lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Royals on August 12. Bettors who backed the Royals at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Miami suffered a 6-2 loss against Kansas City on Monday, as Tom Koehler wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 4-5
After a loss are 3-7

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Miami are 4-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Marlins at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Miami's last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 11 games at home

Next up:
Miami at Kansas City, Wednesday, August 14