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Edinson Volquez, Raisel Iglesias Take Mound in Kansas City Royals vs Cincinnati Reds Tilt

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Raisel Iglesias for the Cincinnati Reds (3-4 on the year) and Edinson Volquez for Kansas City Royals (11-7 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as -119 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.2 win for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

51-65 Cincinnati battles the Royals, currently with a 71-46 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 16 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 5 at 9.15 hits per game. That compares with the Cincinnati Reds No. 16 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City needed extra innings to get the job done against the Angels on Sunday as the Royals defeated them 4-3 at Kauffman Stadium.

Cincinnati suffered a 2-1 loss against Los Angeles on Sunday, as A DeSclafani wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 15 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cincinnati, Wednesday, August 19th