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Kansas City Royals vs St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Betting Odds

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

St. Louis sends Tyler Lyons out against Jeremy Guthrie for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Lyons is 4-4 with a 3.07 ERA on the season, while Guthrie is 4-3 on the year and has a 5.82 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

St. Louis was a -145 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.4 win for the Cardinals on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.4 result in favor of the Cardinals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. Louis Cardinals sport a record of 40-21 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 34-24 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 12-rated St. Louis Cardinals and the league No. 16-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits St. Louis Cardinals No. 22-rated offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 3 at 3.5 in runs allowed per game. The St. Louis Cardinals have averaged 8.89 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.04 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jaime Garcia in a losing cause, 4-0, against St. Louis on Friday.

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 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games
  • St. Louis is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at St. Louis, Sunday, June 14th