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Seattle Mariners Home to the Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Action

Kansas City Royals


Seattle Mariners
Thursday, May 08, 2014 10:10 PM ET
Safeco Field

The visiting Kansas City Royals hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Safeco Field against the Seattle Mariners.

Kansas City puts its faith in starter Danny Duffy to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-2. Getting the ball for the Seattle Mariners is Hisashi Iwakuma, who owns a 1-0 record on the season with a 5.40 ERA.

Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetDSI, opened the Seattle Mariners as -140 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-4 victory for the Mariners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Seattle (17-16) will face the 16-17 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Seattle Mariners and the No. 20-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

How Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Stats Matchup

At the plate, Seattle owns the No. 24 ranking for hits at 8 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.82 per game.

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 3.27 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was an 8-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Padres. They won as +101 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. Kansas City threw a shutout at San Diego in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by James Shields to defeat San Diego 8-0 on Wednesday.

The Mariners were a 2-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -159 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Mariners were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Oakland staff and losing 2-0 to the Athletics on Wednesday at O.co Coliseum.

Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Seattle is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Kansas City

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Kansas City at Seattle, Friday, May 9th