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Cleveland Indians Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals


Cleveland Indians
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Indians in Cleveland at Progressive Field on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Danny Salazar gets the call for the Cleveland Indians and he will try to build on a 0-2 mark. In the other dugout, James Shields brings a 1-2 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the Indians bats.

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Cleveland Indians in this matchup found them as -104 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 3.9-3.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 9-10 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 9-9 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked Cleveland Indians and the No. 14-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

How Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 16 at 8.44 hits per game. That compares with the Cleveland Indians No. 25 ranking in that category.

Cleveland owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.26 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 8-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeremy Guthrie's start, as they lost 4-3 against Cleveland on Monday at Progressive Field.

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cleveland, Wednesday, April 23rd