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Kansas City Royals visit Cleveland Indians in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals pay a visit to Cleveland on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Indians bats in baseball betting action at Progressive Field.

Cleveland hands the ball to starter Josh Tomlin in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-1 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with Ian Kennedy, who will try to quiet the fans and the Indians bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as 111 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-4.8 result in favor of 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 Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cleveland (29-24) will face the 30-24 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game puts the Cleveland Indians, most recently No. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.83 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.24 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Indians on Friday, with E Volquez throwing 6.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Kansas City's last 11 games
  • Kansas City is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 10 games at home
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cleveland, Sunday, June 5th