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Houston Astros Host Kansas City Royals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Scott Feldman gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Yordano Ventura brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as 102 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.8-3.5. 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

3-4 Houston battles the Royals, currently with a 5-2 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 7 and the Kansas City Royals at No. 10 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 12-rated offense, averaging 4.75 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 4 at 3 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 8.62 hits per game so far, more than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (8 hits per game).

Kansas City brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Astros on Tuesday, with K Medlen throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Houston, Thursday, April 14th