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Jason Hammel, Carlos Carrasco Take Mound in Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Tilt

The visiting Kansas City Royals hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians.

For the Cleveland Indians, Carlos Carrasco gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jason Hammel, 8-11 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Kansas City Royals were 237 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.5-3.7 win for the Indians on Saturday. 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 (91-57) will face the 73-74 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Kansas City injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 1 and the Kansas City Royals sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 11 at 8.91 hits per game. That compares with the Cleveland Indians No. 9 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 4-3 final on Friday in support of J Vargas at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 12-3 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Cleveland is 22-1 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games
  • Cleveland is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Cleveland, Sunday, September 17th