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Kansas City Royals home to Marlins in baseball betting action

Miami MarlinsKansas City Royals
Aug 14, 2:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Miami Marlins vs Kansas City Royals Odds

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The Royals will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Wednesday, as the Miami Marlins visit in inter-league play at Kauffman Stadium.

Jacob Turner gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Marlins on this day; he's 3-4 on the season. The Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Ervin Santana, who will be looking to improve on his 8-6 mark.

View Miami vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Marlins listed as underdogs of +-184 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Royals sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Marlins sit at a National League No. 10 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Marlins rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.7 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Miami features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.9 runs per game.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Marlins at +129 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Marlins beat Kansas City in extra innings, earning a 1-0 victory at Kauffman Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Marlins at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Miami's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Miami's last 25 games
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Miami is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Kansas City is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
Kansas City is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games at home

Next up:
Miami home to San Francisco, Friday, August 16
Kansas City at Detroit, Thursday, August 15