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Baltimore Orioles Starter Mike Wright Out to Silence Kansas City Royals Bats in MLB Contest

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Orioles in Baltimore at Camden Yards on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Danny Duffy gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on Friday; he's 7-7 on the season. The Baltimore Orioles, meanwhile, will counter with Mike Wright, who will be looking to improve on his 2-4 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Baltimore sat as 107 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.6 win for the Royals on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

67-72 Baltimore battles the Royals, currently with a 83-56 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baltimore vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Baltimore Orioles and the No. 16-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Baltimore Orioles No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.35 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.43 runs per game. The Orioles have averaged 8.49 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (9.26 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.97 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 at home, scoring 4.85 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Minnesota on Wednesday; it was a 3-2 final at Kauffman Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Baltimore got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over New York on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium behind starter U Jimenez.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing Baltimore
  • Baltimore is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 9 games
  • Baltimore is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Baltimore, Saturday, September 12th