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Kansas City Royals vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Tampa Bay Rays will look to improve on a 16-18 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Tuesday.

Chris Young, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Kansas City Royals, while the Tampa Bay Rays trot Matt Andriese to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2017.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.0-2.7 win 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

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 16-18 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 11-20 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Tampa Bay Rays and the league No. 29-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 23 ranking for hits at 7.91 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 30 in the same category at 6.97 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Kansas City is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Tampa Bay, Wednesday, May 10th