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Mike Fiers Astros at Home vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.

Houston hands the ball to starter Mike Fiers in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with Kris Medlen, who will try to quiet the fans and the Astros bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Houston Astros as -136 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.4 win for the Royals on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (3-4) will face the 4-2 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 10-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 16 at 8.17 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 13 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 8-2 on Monday behind a start from C McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Houston is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Houston, Wednesday, April 13th