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Chicago Cubs Favored by -130 Against Kansas City Royals on Saturday

The Chicago Cubs get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chicago sends Tsuyoshi Wada out against Yordano Ventura for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Wada is 3-2 with a 2.98 ERA on the season, while Ventura is 3-4 on the year and has a 4.64 ERA.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.7 win for the Royals on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-3.7 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.

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (25-22) will face the 29-18 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 14 and the Kansas City Royals sitting at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 20 ranking for hits at 8.23 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.68 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.52 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City rolled to a 8-4 win against Chicago on Friday, as Edinson Volquez and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Sunday, May 31st