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Texas Rangers Host Kansas City Royals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Tuesday in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

Texas hands the ball to starter Nick Martinez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-0 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with Edinson Volquez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 114 for the Texas Rangers in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-3.9 win for the Royals. A 5.3-3.9 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers sport a record of 14-18 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 20-12 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 9-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 21-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Kansas City Royals at 4.94 runs per outing.

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.94 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 3.85 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Danny Duffy's start, as they lost 8-2 against Texas on Monday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Texas, Wednesday, May 13th