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Tampa Bay Rays Host Kansas City Royals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Tampa Bay and Kansas City on Tuesday, with the host Rays trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Tampa Bay Rays will turn to Matt Andriese and his 6-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Yordano Ventura (6-9) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Tampa Bay Rays as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.0-2.8 victory for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

42-62 Tampa Bay battles the Royals, currently with a 50-55 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas City Royals sit at No. 29 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Tampa Bay Rays and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.95 runs per nine innings, against the No. 27 line up of the Kansas City Royals at 3.88 runs per outing.

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.28 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.51 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 3-0 on Monday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, August 3rd