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Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Kansas City Royals will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Globe Life Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Texas sends Yovani Gallardo out against Yordano Ventura for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Gallardo is 2-5 with a 4.19 ERA on the season, while Ventura is 2-2 on the year and has a 5.13 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Kansas City Royals were -132 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-4.3 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 Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 14-19 record to the battle against the 21-12 Royals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 23 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 1 at 10.06 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 24 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals beat Texas in extra innings, earning a 7-6 victory at Globe Life Park in MLB wagering action.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Texas, Thursday, May 14th