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Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers Betting Odds and Pick

Kansas City Royals


Texas Rangers
Sunday, August 24, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Globe Life Park on Sunday as the host Texas Rangers battle the Kansas City Royals in baseball betting odds action.

Kansas City puts its faith in starter Jason Vargas to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 10-5. Getting the ball for the Texas Rangers is Scott Baker, who owns a 1-3 record on the season with a 5.75 ERA.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.2 win for the Royals on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-3.2 result in favor of the Royals 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 Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

49-79 Texas battles the Royals, currently with a 72-56 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 7 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 18-ranked scoring average of 3.97 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.17 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.63 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (9.08 per nine innings).

Texas owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 3.97 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was a 6-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -123 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of PUSH bettors. Kansas City rolled to a 6-3 win against Texas on Saturday, as Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing Texas
Texas is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to New York, Monday, August 25th
Texas at Seattle, Monday, August 25th