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Colorado Rockies Home to the Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Action

Kansas City Royals


Colorado Rockies
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 8:40 PM ET
Coors Field

The Colorado Rockies look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Kansas City Royals arrive at Coors Field on Tuesday.

Colorado hands the ball to starter Tyler Matzek in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-8 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with James Shields, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rockies bats at the same time.

Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Colorado Rockies were listed as 149 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-3.9 victory 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 Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 49-75 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 69-55 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 22 (Colorado Rockies) and the No. 7 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Colorado Rockies and its No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 4.69 runs per nine innings, against the No. 13 lineup of the Kansas City Royals at 4.14 runs per outing.

Kansas City brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rockies's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -160 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Kansas City rolled to a 6-4 win against Minnesota on Monday, as Jason Vargas and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Kansas City Royals vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 15 games on the road
Colorado is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 8 games at home

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Kansas City at Colorado, Wednesday, August 20th